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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By a KBOO member: WHAT I WISH WOULD HAPPEN: That the prep school Kavanaugh type a--holes finally get their comeuppance. That Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a head and the people who have been brutalized, assaulted, hu... Read more

2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

Portland poet Nastashia Minto, author of "Naked"; and the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be talking with Nastashia Minto, author of the new poetry collection, 'Naked': I never truly understood the beauty of another being until I began to find and love myself. Minto is a Georgia-born African American woman living and working in Portland. Reema Zaman call... Read more

Out-Organizing Racists: ROAR Conference 2019 + Spencer Sunshine on Fascism

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 04/12/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
ROAR Conference 2019 + Spencer Sunshine on Fascism [Sean Swain at 2m40s] This week on the show, we feature two segments. First up, an organizer with the Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism, or ROAR Conference shares perspectives on the upcoming conference, May 18 & 19,... Read more

David Easley, Resisting From Inside

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 04/19/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
David Easley of Ohio IWOC & Jasper of FOM ****This show carries a heavy content warning for institutionalized violence against incarcerated people, suicide, and issues related to mental wellness//unwellness.****** This week I’m sharing a conversation with David Easley, an ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour April 22nd, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes   Bill Resnick interviews Joanna Misnik about Chicago and the DSA's success in their recent Alderperson (formerly known as Alderman) election winning six seats in the 50 person city council. These seats w... Read more

Expunging Criminal Records

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Nikki Thompson about expunging criminal records for youth and adults.  Nikki, an attorney with the Metropolitan Public Defenders Community Law Division, runs the MPD Expungement Clinic.  A motion to set aside (expunction) is a legal proceeding for se... Read more

Little Big Union Launches Portland's Second Fast Food Workers Alliance

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Workers at the Little Big Burger restaurant chain have launched Portland's second fast food union.  Like the Burgerville Workers Union, Little Big Union is affiliated with the Industrial Workers of the World and has already been engaged in direct actions on the shop floor t... Read more

Filmmaker Josh Tucker discusses Alaska's proposed pebble mine

Airs at: Thu, 04/18/2019 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Part 1 of KBOO reporter Emily Gresham Beamer’s in-depth interview with Filmmaker Josh Tucker about the Pebble mine proposed in southwest Alaska, and his documentary ‘We can’t eat gold’.   The proposed open-pit gold mine, located in Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed, would be t... Read more