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Silent Voices

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers interviews playwright and activist/organizer Donna Hayes about her new play Silent Voices, which depicts the stories of nine people--including her grandson Quanice Hayes--who were killed by Portland Police. They talk also about her role in organizing the P... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour August 31st 2020

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Will He Go? Bill Resnick interviews Lawrence Douglas, Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Amherst College about his book Will He Go?  Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown in 2020. Dougl... Read more

KBOO's 2020 National Conventions Roundtable

Airs at: Fri, 08/28/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tonight the KBOO evening news and Public Affairs department are joining to bring you a post 2020 National Convention Roundtable with some of your favorite KBOO programmers!! Thank you to all the volunteers who came together to make this happen! In the age of misinformation ... Read more

Oregon Cares Fund directs coronavirus relief money to Black Oregonians

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Oregon legislators have directed federal coronavirus relief money specifically towards the Black community, through the Oregon Cares Fund for Black Relief and Resliency. The Fund's creation is thanks to the Council of Trust, an 11 member group of Black leaders, activists... Read more

Dr. Juniper Simonis on the haphazard, sweeping use of chemical weapons and munitions by local and federal police at Portland protests

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "Ted Wheeler and Chad Wolf think Black lives are so unimportant that they're willing to use hazardous chemicals indiscriminately... And every day, people show up to say Black lives matter and they're willing to put their bodies on the line." Tear gas, rubber bullets, pe... Read more

Presswatch on 08/27/20

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
Hurricane Laura has arrived to remind us that we've learned nothing since Katrina, and police departments across the country are effectively deploying armed White gangs for their dirty work.   How do you feel about it?  Call in at 503-231-8187, and let's have a real discuss... Read more

River of Dreams

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Ursula LeGuin’s story "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas" describes a utopian city where everyone lives good lives, except for the neglected child chained in a basement. Portland, which prides itself on its progressive attitudes, also has such a metaphorical child: the com... Read more

Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Denise Morris and Jan Haaken discuss “Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment,” a 1963 documentary film by Robert Drew, Richard Leacock and D.A. Pennebaker on the confrontation between the federal government and Governor George Wallace over desegregation at the... Read more

Moral Revival

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier speaks with Rev Dr. Liz Theoharis Director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice and Co-Chair, with Rev William Barber, of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. They discuss the Poor People’s Campaign Moral Bu... Read more

Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health.

Airs at: Tue, 08/25/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
    Today, we'll be talking with Adrian Shanker, editor of the newly-released and critically-acclaimed book, Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health. Adrian is Executive Director of Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center in Allentown, PA. An accomplished activist ... Read more