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Labor History Month

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Since November is Labor History Month in Oregon, Joe Clement interviews Jim Cook of the Pacific Northwest Labor History Association about local events and about the importance of the labor moverment. Read more

Poor People's Campaign REBORN

Airs at: Wed, 11/08/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Nearly half a century ago, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King called for a poor peoples campaign. He was assassinated before he was able to full implement it.  In May 2017, four months after the inauguration of Trump, the Reverend Dr. William Barber introduced the new ... Read more

#TakeAKnee

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil and Celeste welcom Kelly Simon of the ACLU of Oregon to discuss the ongoing issues around the the National Anthem and to help clarify the rights of students who choose to exercise their freedom of expression. Read more

KBOO Visiting Journalist Natalia Messer Visits the Day of the Dead Celebration in Cornelius

Produced for Evening News
Natalia Messer is a freelance journalist visiting KBOO from Chile, who will be reporting from the Portland area until November 10th. Her most recent work focuses on the struggles of the Mapuche people in Chile, though she has reported from around the world, including German... Read more

Mass Incarceration 101

Airs at: Fri, 11/03/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Prison Breakdown
What does the term "mass incarceration" actually refer to?  Are private prisons the driving force behind rising prison populations, or is there more at work?  And what is the difference between prison and jail, anyway?  In this pilot episode, Nicole introduces herself and a... Read more

Droppin' Old School Beats

Airs at: Fri, 11/03/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  "November is Hip-Hop History Month, where we give celebration to what hip hop has done to bring together people of the world, people of all nationalities, young people, all the political systems and politicians on the planet." ~Afrika Bambaataa     "November is Hip Ho... Read more

Matthew Hoh on CIA Activity in Afghanistan and US Strategy

Airs at: Wed, 11/01/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently visited both Afghanistan and Pakistan. In the wake of those trips last week there has been much speculation about possible overtures to the "moderate Taliban" to join a peace process, and potentially gain seats in the civilian Afgha... Read more

The Demise of Columbus Day and the Rise of Indigenous Peoples Day

Airs at: Thu, 11/02/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  LA Says Goodbye Columbus Day...Cary Watters and co-host Amory Zschach highlight the story and also discuss this within the context of Portland making the change in 2015 and the overarching momentum built in other cities. Read more

The Final Frontier Episode

Airs at: Fri, 10/27/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
  Hello and welcome to the final episode of Threshold Shift. I am your host, Nicole Martin. You have allowed us to take you around the globe across four continents and to the dark waters of the Arctic; from tiny Yellow Island in the San Juans all the way to Papua New Guine... Read more

Dorothy Height

Airs at: Wed, 10/25/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Today, we revisit a rare, in-studio interview with Dorothy Height, recorded before her death. Ms. Height died April 20, 2010 at the age of 98 after a lifetime spent fighting for racial justice and human rights. She was at the forefront of the civil rights battle for six ... Read more