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Portland State of the City 2021 with Jo Ann Hardesty

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It’s been a challenging year for Portland and just about every other city in this country. As we head into a new year, what can be done to make the city less dysfunctional and a healthier and happier place for everyone to live. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with P... Read more

American standoff with Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Thu, 01/06/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Today, on the one-year anniversary of January 6th Capitol insurrection. Join host Jacqueline Keeler to AMERICAN STANDOFF. today Jackie will look at how white supremacy is the virus that is driving a lot of inaction (climate change/COVID/social justice) and instability in th... Read more

Oregon DA Candidates Promise Reform

Airs at: Mon, 01/10/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
District Attorney candidates Spencer Todd, Marion County, and Brian Decker, Washington County discuss their platforms as Safety & Justice Oregon provides an overview of their “8 Steps to Justice” a practical guide for progressive District Attorneys. This December 2021 event... Read more

How Redlining Created Deadly Heat Islands

Airs at: Mon, 01/10/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Human-caused climate change is creating heat waves of increasing intensity, duration and frequency, that disproportionately affect underserved communities of color. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Portland State University professor Vivek Shandas, about how "re... Read more

How Redlining Created Deadly Heat Islands

Airs at: Mon, 01/10/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Human-caused climate change is creating heat waves of increasing intensity, duration and frequency, that disproportionately affect underserved communities of color. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Portland State University professor Vivek Shandas, about how "re... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 3, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/03/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Radical Right: Alexander Reid Ross is an investigative journalist, who, for nearly a decade, has studied the radical right and the dangers it poses. In 2017 he wrote the book Again... Read more

The Columbia River Crossing Roars Back to Life

Airs at: Mon, 01/03/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In 2014 it was the Columbia River Crossing, a 16-lane bridge carrying Interstate 5 traffic across the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington. After 8 years and almost $200 million in studies, planning and acrimonious debate, the proposed project fell apart. But now it... Read more

Reflections on a Trying Year

Airs at: Mon, 12/27/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A year ago, we let go of 2020 with the hopes for a much better 2021. And 2021 started out promising, for the first five days. Then came the Capitol Insurrection, the Republican surrender to total Trumpism, record-breaking weather disasters, disastrous fires and two new surg... Read more

KBOO'S Let's Talk About Race (LTAR) takes home national and international audio content awards in 2021

    Portland, OR, December 13 2021 —Let’s Talk About Race , an intergenerational, roundtable discussion of independent national journalists who engage in  rigorous conversations and analysis of news coverage regarding the role race plays in politics, government, the  econ... Read more

Homeless, Not Hopeless

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sarah Chivers talks with Karen Morrison, founder and director of Odyssey World International Education Services, a Black-led non-profit that has built a network of community partnerships to support refugee and immigrant families. They discuss the ways that homeless and BIPO... Read more