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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

#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

PressWatch: The Trifecta of US Apartheid

Airs at: Thu, 09/20/2018 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
The good news is that there is a rising tide of awareness and social activism in the USA.  The bad news is that the reactionaries have built an impressive trifecta to buttress their iron grip on the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of national government.   L... 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

Lessons from German Antifascist Movements

Airs at: Fri, 09/14/2018 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The latest rise of fascist movements and parties has once again made it clear: organised antifascist resistance is necessary. In order to successfully intervene and stop fascism from spreading, it is useful to take a look at the different experiences built from movements in... Read more

Van Jones in Portland

Airs at: Fri, 09/14/2018 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
  “Van Jones’ voice has become an integral part of our national political debate. He is one of the most provocative and interesting political figures in the country.”—Bernie Sanders, U.S. senator, Vermont As part of KBOO's Fall Membership Drive News and Public Affairs Day ... Read more

Preventing Dating Violence & Sexual Assault @ HBCUs

Airs at: Mon, 09/10/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Students at several prominent historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), have demanded that school administrators address sexual assault more vigorously. Last year, student protests at Morehouse College, Spelman College, Hampton University, and Howard Universi... Read more

Ilyasah Shabazz: Betty Before X

Airs at: Thu, 09/06/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Call during this broadcast and contribute to KBOO's Fall Membership Drive.  Give to KBOO and get a copy of Betty Before X...a powerful middle-grade fictionalized account of the childhood activism of Betty Shabazz, Malcolm X's wife, written by their daughter Ilyasah Shaba... Read more

PAVE at New Avenues for Youth

Airs at: Wed, 09/05/2018 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  New Avenues for Youth's PAVE program is helping homeless and at-risk youth find skills and employment in the Portland Metro Area. Tune in to Political Perspectives Wednesday morning when Lisa Loving speaks with Patrice Kuykendall and Lindsey Davis on how kids can get inv... Read more

Greg Palast: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits

Airs at: Fri, 09/14/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  Author of Best Democracy Money Can Buy & Armed Madhouse. New film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits, LIVE ON KBOO!  Friday morning call and join the conversation at (503)231-8187 Read more