Law/Court/Crime

Live coverage of the Dr. Blasey Ford / Kavanaugh hearings

Airs at: Thu, 09/27/2018 at 7:00am - 12:00pm
KBOO will provide LIVE coverage via Pacifica of the Thursday morning Confirmation Hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  Doctor Christine Blasey-Ford is scheduled to testify, and Judge Kavanaugh will enter afterwards to answer.  KBOO's exclusive Portland radio coverage... Read more

The Diane Wade House

Airs at: Mon, 10/01/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  This fall, Multnomah county and Bridges to Change, a local non-profit, will open a new program dedicated to curbing the disparities for African American women involved with the Justice system. The Diane Wade House program "will be the first-of-its-kind transitional hous... Read more

Homophobia, White Supremacy, and the Oregon Citizens' Alliance

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers speaks with activist Catherine Stauffer about the climate of homophobic and white supremacist terror in Oregon in the early 1990s, about Stauffer's historic role in infiltrating the Oregon Citizen's Alliance and in the protracted lawsuit that bankrupted th... Read more

9/11 Unmasked, Part 4: Fran Shure and the Problem of the Media

Airs at: Tue, 09/25/2018 at 12:00am
  This is the fourth of my four-part series on the 9/11 Consensus Panel, whose work was released in book form on September 11th, 2018. [Note: Amazon, as of September 25th, now reports the book as "Temporarily out of stock" even as the publisher says Amazon has many copies ... Read more

#DisarmPSU Rally

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A rally and march was hosted today at Portland State University. The outcry comes after Jason Washington, a black man, was gunned down by PSU police officers James Dewey and Shawn McKenzie in late June. The mission of the event was to bring justice for Washington and preven... Read more

Clackamas County Transition Center

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James visited the Clackamas County Transition Center on Kaen Road in Oregon City, to speak with Brian Imdieke, manager of Community Corrections, Eric Anderson, supervisor of the Center, and clients currently being served by the Center. The Transition Center is th... Read more

What Is the Feet to the Fire Campaign?

Airs at: Wed, 09/19/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
    In the wake of the recent release of the autopsy report for Jason Washington, a 45-year-old man shot dead by PSU police officers in June, the seeming futility of seeking justice for police violence is again in Portland's public eye. The autopsy report comes just six d... Read more

Sexual Assault Claim Against Kavanaugh

Airs at: Thu, 09/20/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Join Voices From the Edge guest host Linda Olson-Osterlund as she talks about President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, who is being accused of sexually and physically assaulting a 15-year-old girl at a party during his high school years. ... Read more

9/11 Unmasked, Part 3: David Chandler and the Day of Magical Physics

Airs at: Tue, 09/18/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  In Part 3 of my four-part series on the work of the 9/11 Consensus Panel, I speak with David Chandler about the physics behind the collapse of the three World Trade Center Towers on September 11th, 2001. Why do the buildings look like they came down in controlled demolit... Read more

Talking with Charlene Carruthers, author of Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements

Airs at: Tue, 09/18/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Alyssa Pariah and I will be joined on-air by Charlene Carruthers. Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements is the highly anticipated first book from Carruthers—one of America's most influential activists. In Unapologetic she issues a call-to... Read more