Law/Court/Crime

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

Yes for Police Accountability Campaign launch outlines benefits of new oversight system

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On this edition of KBOO News in Depth, we listen in to the launch of the Yes for Police Accountability Campaign. The campaign is about 26-217, and if passed, the ballot measure would create a new police oversight body by amending the City Charter. The new oversight boar... Read more

Music Behind the Bars

Airs at: Mon, 09/21/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews musician Jeremy Young with Soundfly about their most recent project: Behind the Bars: A Week Dedicated to Music In, About, and From Prisons. This special editorial series exclusively features content that covers music initiatives and recordings fr... Read more

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty on reducing police terror

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "[It] depends on that officer's perception of the call that they're on. I also know that ... community members have been trained to make the calls sound as scary as possible to get a quicker police response." Before Jo Ann Hardesty was a Portland City Commissioner, she s... Read more

Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was A Girl

Airs at: Thu, 09/17/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
A New York Times Editors’ Choice and Best Book of the Year at TIME, Esquire, Amazon, Kirkus, and Electric Literature Jeannie Vanasco has had the same nightmare since she was a teenager. It is always about him: one of her closest high school friends, a boy named Mark. A boy... Read more

Gerardo Calderon

Airs at: Tue, 09/08/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features longtime Portland musician and composer Gerardo Calderon  who performs both traditional Mexican music and Pre-Columbian Indigenous music. He's part of a two-night live stream called Dreams Deferred Live by a collective called The Immigrant Story. The first ... Read more

Beyond These Walls: Supporting LGBTQ Prisoners

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Biff Chaplow from Beyond These Walls, a Trans led organization that offers a number of programs to support LGBTQ prisoners in Oregon and Washington.  Beyond These Walls manages a COVID-19 Hotline (503-329-9740).  They collaborate with other community... Read more

Will He Go?

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Lawrence Douglas, Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Amherst College about his book Will He Go?  Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown in 2020.  Douglas points out that Trump is desperate to stay in power and is setting up mechan... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 24, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts the Old Mole which includes the following segments:   Will He Go? Bill Resnick interviews Lawrence Douglas, Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Amherst College about his book Will He Go?  Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown ... Read more

What's Going On... (Part 2)

Airs at: Tue, 08/18/2020 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
As the world deals with the Pandemic, Social Injustice, and other Challenges, Brian hands over the Vinyl Pajama Party to "Halley" - KBOO'S Semi - Automated DJ. She has a thought-provoking show for your own listening party; whatever  meaning that holds for you. © 2020 pa... Read more