Movement for Racial Justice

KBOO Volunteer Reporters Arrested at Protest

  Press Contact: Althea Billings, News Director newsdirector@kboo.org Two KBOO volunteer contributors, Lesley McLam and Cory Elia were arrested at protests for racial justice in Portland on the evening of June 30th. In a livestream video, McLam and Elia identified themselv... Read more

PPB's explanation of violence against protesters falls short, experts say

Airs at: Thu, 07/09/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On July 8, Portland Police Deputy Chief Chris Davis spoke with members of the press about the escalation of violence at protests and emphasized that officers have been targeted by a small group of unlawful agitators. Many have come out criticizing the Portland Police and... Read more

Reform and Radical Change

Airs at: Mon, 07/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Johanna Brenner and Bill Resnick address how to work in reform movements for radical ends. With the current great upsurge in reform struggle and ideas, cooptation is a danger. Many reforms are easy for our elites to live with and some even enhance corporate power. What migh... Read more

Another World Is Possible

Airs at: Mon, 07/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Candy Luisa Herrera joins Norm Diamond, after Norm first talks about the relationship between racism and capitalism. Then the two of them discuss police unions, whose interest is served by racist policing, and the opportunities for revitalizing the labor movement. Creator:... Read more

Racism in Heath Care

Airs at: Mon, 07/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
While the coronavirus pandemic has made more urgent the need for universal access to quality health care, Patricia Kullberg and Jan Haaken take up the problem of racist ideas and practices within the health care setting. They take a closer look at myths about the bodies of ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 13, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 07/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts the Old Mole today, which includes the following segments: Racism in Heath Care: While the coronavirus pandemic has made more urgent the need for universal access to quality health care, Patricia Kullberg and Jan Haaken take up the problem of racist id... Read more

KBOO Talk Radio

Airs at: Thu, 07/09/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for KBOO Talk Radio
The "N" Word,  Is it ever right to use it? & Mt. Rushmore and Trump's hate filled speech Tune in to KBOO Talk Radio this morning to hear these topics discussed.  Call-in to join hosts Reggae Bob Hamilton and Linda Olson-Osterlund and have your voice heard.   Read more

Buscando America on 07/07/20

Airs at: Tue, 07/07/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En la segunda sesión de Corazón del Sur, Victoria Huanca habla  sobre la contaminación minera en Oruro, Bolivia en tiempos de pandemia. Maria García miembra de la comunidad latina en Portland habla de cómo los negocios locales están sobreviviendo a la crisis económica.  ... Read more

Systemic Racism? Councilwoman Declares not in Vancouver

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers interviews Adam Aguilera, a 2019 candidate for the Vancouver City Council, board member of the Washington Education Association, high school English teacher for the Evergreen School District, and Chair of the Evergreen Equity Committee, about calls for the... Read more

Uprising 2020—Now What?

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Michael Albert about the current insurgency triggered by the murder of George Floyd and how all the anger and hope could be organized into a struggle for life after capitalism where we live in harmony with the natural ecosystems upon which our lives... Read more