Activism

Systemic Racism? Councilwoman Declares not in Vancouver

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers interviews Adam Aguilera, a 2019 candidate for the Vancouver City Council, board member of the Washington Education Association, high school English teacher for the Evergreen School District, and Chair of the Evergreen Equity Committee, about calls for the... Read more

Uprising 2020—Now What?

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Michael Albert about the current insurgency triggered by the murder of George Floyd and how all the anger and hope could be organized into a struggle for life after capitalism where we live in harmony with the natural ecosystems upon which our lives... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following features: Uprising 2020—Now What? Bill Resnick speaks with Michael Albert about the current insurgency triggered by the murder of George Floyd and how all the anger and hope could be orga... Read more

Palestine Day of Rage in Portland

Airs at: Fri, 07/03/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Portland supporters of Palestinian equal rights joined dozens of other cities this week in a Day of Rage for Palestine. The protest focus included condemnation of Israel’s annexation attempts in the West Bank. Protest organizers say, "We recognize that this is the latest m... Read more

Where Beaverton City Council lacks responsiveness to the community, Sunrise picks up the slack with open mic

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Protests for racial justice and police reform call on local governments to be on the forefront of change. The protests and their demands have persisted for over a month now. Some city governments are taking the demands more seriously than others. In Beaverton, local act... Read more

Oil and LNG Trains on the Rise?

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
While the Pacific Northwest and the rest of the world is wracked by the COVID-19 pandemic, another kind of pandemic threatens our region - an increasing number of oil trains, each loaded with 3 million gallons of crude oil, traveling down the Columbia River and through Port... Read more

Evening News on 07/01/20

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: In direct violation of a recent court order, Portland Police fired tear gas at protesters and arrested three journalists last night; COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Oregon and across the United States; And in international news,... Read more

Stimulants and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we hear portions of “Tweaking Our Harm Reduction: A Stimulants Webinar.” Participants included:  Dr. Sheila P Vakharia, Deputy Director of the Department of Research and Academic Engagement for the Drug Policy Alliance; Christine Rodriguez, a consultant in drug us... Read more

The People vs. ICE PDX draw a connection between the fight to defund the police and the fight to abolish ICE

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In the midst of nationwide protests against systemic racism and police brutality, demonstrators with the group the People vs. ICE PDX marched in downtown Portland on Friday June 26th to draw attention to the brutal conditions that immigrant detainees face in Immigrations... Read more

Educators line up to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On Friday, June 26, educators and students came together in support of Black Lives Matter. On Stark Street, East County Educators lined up to show their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg was there to hear from educators about their r... Read more