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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

Up With Riders!

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
OPAL Enviromental Justice Oregon has a new campaign to stop fare hikes and win expansion of fareless, decriminalized public transportation. This campaign no longer accepts that transportation must be a private, for-profit system that excludes and criminalizes our communitie... Read more

Education In and Outside of Prison

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 1:00am - 2:00am
  Suzanne LaGrande interviews Chris Wilson, author of The Master Plan, an inspiring memoir of a man sentenced to life in prison, who decided to create a new future for himself.   Growing up in a tough Washington, D.C., neighborhood, Chris Wilson was so afraid for his life ... Read more

Amazon Workers Unite

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Two Amazon warehouse workers who are organizing for justice on the job speak with host Jamie Partridge.  Their voices are distorted to protect their identity. Read more

The Adjunct Underclass

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
  Over the past few decades, the job of college professor has been utterly transformed—for the worse. It is estimated that 75% of college teaching is done by part time adjunct professors. Suzanne LaGrande interviews Herb Childress , the author of  The Adjunct Underclass: H... Read more

The University of Nike: How Corporate Cash Bought Higher Education

Airs at: Thu, 06/20/2019 at 12:00am - 11:00am
Suzanne LaGrande and Lisa Loving interview Joshua Hunt discussing about his book,  The University of NIKE: How Corporate America Bought American Higher Education. Hunt's book is an eye-opening account of the ways that wealthy private donors such as Nike's Phil Knight influe... Read more

A Look at Alternative Education

Airs at: Sun, 06/30/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Suzanne LaGrande interviews Jerry Mintz, a leading voice in the alternative school movement for over 30 years and founder of the Alternative Resource Education Organization (AERO). He talks about the philosophy of alternative schools in AERO and some of the similarities and... Read more

Vocational Education: The Other Four Year Degree

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:45am
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more