Voices from the Edge

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We Are Not Drowning, We Are Fighting! with Marshallese writer Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner
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Progressive talk radio from a grassroots perspective

Every Thursday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am
About the program …Community dialogue is important. Voices from the Edge lends a KBOO microphone to informed guests you might not hear anywhere else. With an hour to invest, the call-in format engages listeners in meaningful conversations about crucial issues like racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice and politics on local, state and national levels. Join lively discussions about concerns that are important to you and our community. Together we’ll make Oregon and our nation a better place for a larger number of those living here.About the host …Jo Ann Hardesty is Principal Partner at Consult Hardesty. She serves as a subject matter expert on a myriad of issues and is available as a speaker, facilitator and campaign planner. A long-time voice for Portland's under-represented communities and a leader in the struggle against racial and economic injustice, Jo Ann was three times elected to the Oregon legislature and for many years Executive Director of Oregon Action. She’s been called on by the City of Portland to help re-write the City Charter and organizes those on the downside of power to pursue their interests from the local to the federal level. She is particularly committed to leadership development and in holding those in power accountable.Join the conversation …Join the conversation every Thursday morning from 8-9 a.m. by calling 503-231-8187. Keep the conversation going after the program at our blog at kboo.fm/voicesfromtheedge.Engineering: Steve Nassar 

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We Are Not Drowning, We Are Fighting! with Marshallese writer Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner

Airs at: Thu, 09/29/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Host Jo Ann Hardesty speaks with Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner,a Marshallese writer and climate justice activist about We Are Not Drowning, We Are Fighting! A Night of Poetry and Conversation, happening Thurs. Sept 29, 7-9pm, at the First Unitarian Church, 1011 SW 12th Ave (Eli... Read more

The State of Hate!

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Host Jo Ann Hardesty leads a discussion of recent hate crimes in Oregon and around the nation. Read more

Investigative Reporter Greg Palast on the Upcoming Election

Airs at: Thu, 09/15/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  It wouldn't be the KBOO Membership Drive without Greg Palast. He joins host Jo Ann Hardesty for a rousing discussion of current election protection issues including current efforts to purge millions from the voter rolls. And of course he'll be urging you to support KBOO ... Read more

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