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Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area expansion threatens Black community, opponents say

Airs at: Thu, 12/10/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "We're talking about lives here, not just a policy... It's almost saying that gun that killed you is gonna be the same gun that resurrects you. Well, guns don't resurrect people, do they? But you keep shooting us." On December 16th, Portland City Council will consider an... Read more

Evening News on 12/02/20

Airs at: Wed, 12/02/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Governor Brown unveils her proposed budget and policy agenda for the next two years;  A federal judge says the Portland Police used excessive force in violation of a court order during protests on June 30th;  And, the Trump Adm... Read more

We Still Here: Marc Lamont Hill

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
This hour, we feature a special program - a conversation between Marc Lamont Hill, phillip agnew, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor about the ongoing struggle for freedom in the wake of the 2020 election, marking the release of Dr. Hill's urgent new book 'We Still Here: Pandemic,... Read more

Six months of Black Lives Matter protests in Portland inspires reflection

Airs at: Tue, 11/24/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Wednesday marks six months since the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Six months later, protesters continue to gather each day to press for racial justice. Charlie Westley is an organizer who has been protesting daily and she reflected on her experience wit... Read more

The Christian Roots of Domination in the "New World"

Airs at: Wed, 11/25/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  For Native American Heritage Month and the day before the celebration of the brutal English colonization of "New England" known as Thanksgiving, we take a deep dive into the historical underpinnings of and justifications for the expropriation of indigenous territories. I... Read more

Mobilizing Beyond Universal Preschool

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this follow-up to the successful passage of the Universal Preschool ballot measure in Multnomah County, Jan Haaken talks with organizers Emily Golden-Fields, Olivia Pace and Sahar Muranovic about next steps for the campaign in expanding access to childcare and the rights... Read more

Rebuilding the Left in the US

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Bhaskar Sunkara, the founder/editor of Jacobin, and author of The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality. They discuss what the left can do to push the Biden Administration over the next year to address wor... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 23, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes:    Rebuilding the Left in the US: Bill Resnick interviews Bhaskar Sunkara, the founder/editor of Jacobin, about what the left can do to push the Biden Administration over the next year to address working peo... Read more

Alec Karakatsanis on why abolishing police will change society for the better

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Despite pushback from police associations, movements to defund, reimagine and abolish the police have gained traction in 2020. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Alec Karakatsanis, the head of the Civil Rights Corps, about why abolishing the police is not an unreasonable ... Read more

Ep 116. It Takes A Village To Keep It Together

Airs at: Tue, 11/17/2020 at 10:00am - Mon, 11/30/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast