Housing/Homelessness

Racial Disparity in the Oregon Prison System

Airs at: Wed, 01/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Xicanismo
Host Carlos Chavez explores the topics of racial justice and racial disparity in the Oregon Prison System with Caylor Rolin of the Portland-based Partnership for Safety and Justice, a group seeking to unite people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of ... Read more

Direct report from Washington county residents: experimenting with homelessness yourself

Airs at: Thu, 01/10/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Nine Washington County residents spent a night in their cars and on the street last week to experience what it was like to be homeless. K-BOO's David Rosenfeld reports.  Read more

Will any history or homes be saved in New Orleans?

Airs at: Mon, 01/07/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 An update now on the homeless in New Orleans.  Last month, the New Orleans City Council Voted to demolish hundreds of units of public housing. Now residents are forced to live on the street and are unable to return to their homes. Yesterday a march was staged to bring a... Read more

Lakota Freedom Movement

Airs at: Tue, 12/25/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
A conversation with Canupa Gluha Mani (aka Duane Martin Sr.) from the Strongheart Civil Rights Movement about the declaration (pdf) earlier this month by the Lakota Indian Nation of independence and secession from the United States.  He was a member of the delegation which ... Read more

New Study on Effects of Prison Policies

Airs at: Wed, 11/28/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
AND NOW, THIS WEEK’S STREET ROOTS REPORT, BROUGHT TO US BY JOANNE ZUHL Read more

Marlene Smith with Dr Bailey & Dr. Peskin on cancer, and Ed Goldberg on the economy

Airs at: Thu, 12/13/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Marlene's Electric Salon
Marlene hosts Dr. Steven Bailey and an interview with Dr. Brian Scott Peskin, author of "The Hidden Story of Cancer".  Then, in the second half of the show, Marlene and Ed Goldberg discuss the mortgage crisis and sub-prime lending.  Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 10, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 12/09/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick hosts today's show and interviews Bill Black, former senior government financial regulator and author of the book "The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One." They discuss the subprime mortgage crisis and other corporate malfeasance aided and abetted by the n... Read more

The Five White Guys of City Hall Part 2

Airs at: Sun, 09/02/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Ubu Hour
2nd and final part of The Five White Guys of City Hall,  radio theater peice that ran on the Ubu Hour on 9/3/07 Read more

Five White Guys of City Hall Part 1

Airs at: Sun, 09/02/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Ubu Hour
Radio theater piece The Five White Guys of City Hall by Grace Hague, orginally aired on the Ubu Hour 9/3/07   Read more

"Katrina, Two Years Later”

Tune in Wednesday, August 29th from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., as KBOO dedicates a full day of special programming to coincide with the anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina disaster of 2005. We will feature a diverse array of public affairs and music programs that focus on New Orlea... Read more