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Power

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on September 20, 2021 Pollution, overconsumption, resource depletion, habitat destruction, overpopulation have all led to our current climate crisis. And power is at the core of the problems confronting humanity. How have human beings—one s... Read more

Newbery Honor-winning author Renée Watson discusses The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

Airs at: Thu, 11/04/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
      In the Authors Note,  Watson and Hannah-Jones state their intention to “show that Black Americans have their own proud origin story, one that does not begin in slavery, in struggle, and in strife but that bridges the gap between Africa and the United States of America... Read more

Bill Griffith - Beyond Zippy

Airs at: Thu, 10/28/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this followup to our 2019 interview with underground comics legend Bill Griffith, we talk more about his remarkable 50-year career as an underground artist, helping kickstart the underground comics movement of the 1960's with his mashups of pop culture and surrealism,... Read more

Labor Radio on 10/18/21 - Eviction Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hosts Michael Cathcart and Elliott Gilliland take a look back at the end of the federal government's eviction moratorium, and what Congress and local governments have done since to help keep working and unemployed Americans in their homes. They also share information about ... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 10/17/21

Airs at: Sun, 10/17/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  At the pivot from Libra to Scorpio we take a look back at some early critiques of private property from John Ball and Wat Tyler in 1381; the Diggers in 1649; and Portland's own Jack Reed who passed from the corporeal on this date in 1920. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 18, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive, which ends on October 16. To view Bette’s photos ... Read more

Surplus Women

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
At the end of World War I there were so many young widows and unmarried woman that they were dubbed “surplus women.”  Violet Speedwell is one of these women, and she joins a group of women called borderers, women who embroider kneelers for grand cathedrals. She crafts a lif... Read more

Line 3—History and Hope

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Line 3—History and Hope: Last Monday, on Indigenous Peoples Day, the five-year frontline resistance to Enbridge's Line 3 suffered a defeat. Having finished construction on the pipeline, Enbridge prepared to start pumping the highly toxic tar sands oil from Alberta Canada th... Read more

Ari Honarvar, author of A Girl Called Rumi

Airs at: Thu, 10/14/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
This is our very first episode of Jonesy. We’ll be bringing you conversations with some of the most interesting people in the world of literature, radio theater, podcasts, music, and humor, on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 11am to 11:30am PT. Our guest today... Read more

Douglas Wolk - All of the Marvels

Airs at: Thu, 10/14/2021 at 11:15am - 12:15pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Douglas Wolk is an award-winning journalist, author, and pop-culture critic who's written about comics and music for The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, and The Nation.  His books include James Brown's Live at the Apollo and Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels... Read more