War/Peace

Radio Free Palestine 2019

Produced for Radio Free Palestine
Wednesday May 15th 2019 marks the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba – when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lost their homes and became what is now one of the largest, and longest-lasting refugee populations on earth. KBOO will be participating in an all-day br... Read more

A Conversation with Amy Goodman - Benefit for KBOO

Join us for a Conversation with Amy Goodman host of Democracy Now! Featuring Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza from KBOO's Voices from the Edge in a Benefit for KBOO Community Radio Saturday, April 11 Noon, doors open at 11am Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne, Portland Tickets $15 ... Read more

Shrapnel Maps

Airs at: Thu, 07/16/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Writing into the wounds and reverberations of the Israel/Palestine conflict, Philip Metres’ fourth book of poems, Shrapnel Maps, is at once elegiac and activist, an exploratory surgery to extract the slivers of cartography through palimpsest and erasure. A wedding in Tou... Read more

To the Memory of Thich Quang Duc

Airs at: Mon, 07/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers reads her recently published meditative poem, “Koan,” dedicated to the memory of a Vietnamese Buddhist monk. Thich Quang Duc publicly burned himself to death in protest of religious and imperial oppression. Image from: picasaweb.google.com/squintboy/World... Read more

Ben Cohen (of Ben & Jerry's) - Ep 70

Airs at: Sat, 07/11/2020 at 12:00pm - Sat, 07/18/2020 at 11:45pm
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Ben Cohen (of Ben & Jerry's) stops by the podcast to discuss his many philanthropic efforts, his long standing friendship with Bernie Sanders, his new project with Danny called the Eisenhower Media Network, his thoughts on police violence and Black Lives Matter, and even a ... Read more

Trump Administration's Navy deal with Saudi Arabia impacts Yemen's humanitarian crisis

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Kathy Kelly is co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence and just wrote the piece "Battleground States." She writes: "On Thursday, June 25th, President Trump’s re-election efforts took him to the 'battleground' state of Wisconsin, where he toured the Fincantieri Mari... Read more

Defunding War & Cops

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier talks with Michael Brenes, Lecturer in History at Yale University and author of the forthcoming For Might and Right: Cold War Defense Spending and the Remaking of American Democracy, on what we can learn from the long history of efforts to defund the post-... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 29, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel hosts and we hear these pieces: Laurie Mercier talks with Michael Brenes, Lecturer in History at Yale University and author of the forthcoming For Might and Right: Cold War Defense Spending and the Remaking of American Democracy, on what we can learn from the ... Read more

Memorial Day live stream (audio only) - Ep 69

Airs at: Fri, 06/19/2020 at 6:30am - Fri, 06/26/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Memorial Day has become a holiday that is farcical and cheap; while it may honor deceased veterans in a NFL playoff game sort of way, what does all the fanfare and bright lights mean?  How do discounts at Home Depot or free meals at Applebee’s honor veterans?  If our nation... Read more

Presswatch on 06/18/20

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Have you been subject to tear gas?  You have been poisoned by lead and chromium compounds.  Tune in, get the facts,  and consider that public interest lawsuit now! Read more