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Count Every Vote

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Alejandra Moreno, who coordinates the Communications Committee of Portland’s Defend Democracy Coalition, which is organizing a big, non-violent, family friendly rally and march this coming Wednesday, November 4. Portland will join hundreds of other c... Read more

Evening News on 10/28/20

Airs at: Wed, 10/28/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this Fall Membership Drive special of the KBOO Evening News: A cash assistance program meant to help Portlanders in need maxed out after just five minutes on Tuesday; Oregonians are encouraged to drop off their ballots at official ballot boxes instead of mailing them... Read more

Measure 26-217: Real Police Accountability

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  “We don’t need to just pass [Measure 26-217], but we need to pass it overwhelmingly. We want to send a very strong message to the police union, that their days are numbered. And they will become public servants like the rest of us public servants. They don’t deserve spec... Read more

Loot

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant takes on the controversial subject of looting by reading excerpts from “What Kind of Society Values Property Over Black Lives?” by Dr. Robin D.G. Kelly, professor of American History;  In Defense of Looting, a new book by writer and agitator, Vicky Osterweil;  ... Read more

Defend Democracy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democracy and prevail against... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 26, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Defend Democracy: Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democrac... Read more

Evening News on 10/23/20

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On this Membership Drive special of the KBOO Evening News: Activist group, Don’t Shoot Portland is seeking sanctions against the Portland Police Bureau for violating a June restraining order limiting the use of so-called less lethal weapons; The vacant Greyhound Station... Read more

Evening News on 10/21/20

Airs at: Wed, 10/21/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On this Membership Drive special of the KBOO Evening News: COVID-19 is on the rise for many states across the nation; Environmental groups are suing the federal government for its use of chemical weapons against Portlanders; And, in international news, Nigerian police f... Read more

Portland Public School Bond renewal would improve infrastructure and address equity for BIPOC students

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "I know that this is ... one of the measures on the ballot that puts equity front and center." Measure 26-215 would renew the Portland Public School Bond if it is passed this November. The tax is one that already exists to fund the school district, and the 'Yes' campaig... Read more

Defend Democracy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers speaks with Lynn Spitaleri Handlin of Extinction Rebellion PDX and Maria Cahill of Pacific Northwest Family Circle about the federal power grab in the run up to the election, the implications of the federal deputizing of Oregon State troopers and Portland ... Read more