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2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 20, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Mole, and we hear: Bill Resnick interviews John Feffer, director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, about John Bolton’s dangerous aggression toward Iran and obsession with regime change around the world. ... Read more

Budget Forum Testimony Excerpts

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
[Scroll down for transcript] Selections from some of the public testimony at the May 9 hearing on the City of Portland Proposed Budget.  The City Council will take further testimony and vote on approving the budget on May 22, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:30pm, at Portland City Hall, ... Read more

SF's Transgender Cultural District; and No Pride in Policing!

Airs at: Tue, 05/14/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Looking past our own shores: We'll be talking with Aria Sa'id, executive director for the Transgender Cultural District, in Compton. From her website: "Prior to her new role as Executive Director of the Compton’s Transgender Cultural District, Ms. Sa’id served as LGBT Poli... Read more

Protesting Border Patrol at U. Arizona

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken talks with Marianna Coles-Curtis, a poet and organizer, about a recent court victory for immigration activists on the University of Arizona campus, where activism led to trumped-up charges being dropped against students protesting the Border Patrol.     Read more

Portland poet Nastashia Minto, author of "Naked"; and the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be talking with Nastashia Minto, author of the new poetry collection, 'Naked': I never truly understood the beauty of another being until I began to find and love myself. Minto is a Georgia-born African American woman living and working in Portland. Reema Zaman call... Read more

Voices from the Edge for 3/21/19

Airs at: Thu, 03/21/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Host Commissioner JoAnn Hardesty talks to Karia Sand and Emily Green from Street Roots to discuss changing first responders from our 911 call center. Read the article "If not 911, this is who responds to Portland street homelessness" from Street Roots   Read more

Full Interview with Tim Ledwith, Whose Case Led to Indictments Against Two Members of Patriot Prayer

Airs at: Tue, 03/19/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On March 12, Patriot Prayer member Donovon Flippo was arrested in connection with an assault in June of 2018. The 23-year-old Flippo is a co-defendent with Tusitala "Tiny" Toese, 22, both frequent participants in violent protest events involving the Vancouver, WA-based P... Read more

Cops: Foot Soldiers of Capitalism and Gentrification

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  American society has long used over-policing as a way to violently control Black, Brown and poor communities and to generate state income from poverty. Gentrification displaces and breaks up communities and utilizes both police and private security to enforce this displa... Read more

The Final Straw Radio 03-07-2019

Airs at: Thu, 03/07/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
  This week, The Final Straw Radio is sharing two interviews. First up, Bursts spoke with glo merriweather and jamie marsicano, two supporters of Rayquan Borum, a young black man accused by Charlotte PD of killing Justin Carr, another protester out during the Charlotte Upr... Read more