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

'No War in Iran' rally demonstrates local commitment to peace

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Friday, January 3rd, hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Portland outside of City Hall to protest the threat of war with Iran. KBOO's SJ Oxendine brings us this report.  Read more

The Song of the Jade Lily

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Kirsty Manning’s  2019 novel, The Song of the Jade Lily, about World War II era Jewish refugees in Shanghai. It’s a story about the role that Shanghai played in the rescue of 20,00 refugees from Europe before and during the second world war. ... Read more

U.S. airstrike on Iranian military leader brings Portlanders out to a "No War in Iran" rally

Airs at: Fri, 01/03/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Friday evening, Portlanders gathered in Terry Schrunk Plaza outside City Hall, demonstrating against a potential war with Iran. The rally began at 5, organized by the Democratic Socialists of America. KBOO's Theresa Mitchell was on the scene to update our anchors on the ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Autoworkers and Climate Change: Bill Resnick talks with Sam Gindin about the United Auto Workers and GM in Canada, and raising expectations around not just bread-and-butter issues but retooling the auto industry to combat climate... Read more

Presswatch for 12/19/19

Airs at: Thu, 12/19/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
The House has voted for two articles of impeachment, but will they bring it to the Senate for trial or will Pelosi delay to get a fair trial out of Moscow Mitch? Meanwhile Bolivia suffers under dictatorship and Chilean protesters face disappearance and rape. And Australia... Read more

Holding To Your Truth

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  This is my last show on KBOO. During the airing of this episode on Friday December 13th, 9-10 am, the staff stopped the on-air broadcast in the midst of Dr. Kevin Barrett's address and played Christmas music. In response to this act of censorship and the ongoing censorsh... Read more

Until the Lions: Echoes of the Mahabharata

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  In Until the Lions, Karthika Naïr retells the Mahabharata through the embodied voices of women and marginal characters, so often conquered and destroyed throughout history. She captures the richness and complexity of the Mahabharata, while illuminating lives buried benea... Read more

Movie Moles: Jojo Rabbit

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Denise Morris and Naomi Knori review the new dark-comedy Jojo Rabbit. Set during WWII, it follows a member of the Hitler Youth who realizes his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in the attic and how he processes that with the aid of his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitl... Read more