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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... 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

Fossil Fuel Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers interviews Dr. Melanie Plaut, MD, Co-lead of the Fossil Fuel Resistance Team at 350 PDX about recent developments in the fight to stop the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and about the trial of the "Zenith Five," beginning Monday.    Photo: Oil train der... Read more

False Ideals

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant reads from Nikole Hannah-Jones' stunning, daring, wonderful essay:  “Our democracy’s founding ideals were false when they were written. Black Americans fought to make it true." The essay traces 400 years of Black history in the territory now the United States.... Read more

A Phoenix First Must Burn.

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Tonight, as part of Black History and Future Month, Lady Danger shares recordings of radicals who have stood up for civil liberties throughout the ages.  Today's focus is on the work the Japanese American Citizens League did for Internment camp survivors. In 1980, Congress ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour February 24th 2020

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes: Fossil Fuel Resistance: Desiree Hellegers interviews Dr. Melanie Plaut, MD, Co-lead of the Fossil Fuel Resistance Team at 350 PDX about recent developments in the fight to stop the Jordan Cove LNG export t... Read more

Preschool Workers Unionize

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Growing Seeds Workers Union went public on February 17, demanding their employer recognize and bargain with their new union.  Olivia Pace and Scout Zabel reveal understaffing, overcrowding, low pay and benefits at the for-profit Growing Seeds Child Development Centers and t... Read more

Three Strikes Against Jordan Cove LNG

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On February 19, the State of Oregon denied the coastal zone permit for Jordan Cove LNG! This is the THIRD critical state permit for which Jordan Cove LNG has failed to qualify. The Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) said that Jordan Cove LNG would... Read more

Democracy, Justice & the Courts

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On January 22, 2020 Oregon Humanities held the second event in its Portland Think & Drink series. Making Democracy focused on democracy, justice, and the courts with three major figures in criminal justice in Oregon: Oregon Supreme Court Justice Adrienne Nelson, Benton Coun... Read more