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The Portland Harbor Superfund Site

Airs at: Mon, 01/29/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The last 10 miles of the Willamette River have been designated as a Superfund Site, a federal designation for the worst contaminated areas in the United States. The North Reach of the Willamette is one of the most complex Superfund Sites in the country. This highly contamin... Read more

BAD EATS: A Harmful Law For Animals & People

Airs at: Fri, 01/26/2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  99% of the meat and dairy products we eat in this country come from industrialized factory farms. By and large, these are terrible places for animals, and voters in some states have passed laws to make those farms a little more humane. Unfortunately, some in Congress are... Read more

Hannukah Bridge Blockade for Gaza Ceasefire

Airs at: Wed, 01/17/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radiozine
On December 14th, 2023, the last night of Hannukah, hundreds of Jewish Portlanders and supporters blockaded the Burnside Bridge during rush hour to pressure the Biden administration and members of Congress into demanding a permanent ceasefire in Israel’s genocidal siege of ... Read more

Caucustocracy arises in Iowa

Airs at: Tue, 01/16/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
The results of the Iowa Caucus are in — an easy win for the Former Guy Who Did the Coup. Ron DeSantis narrowly edged out Nikki Haley for the dubious honor of being the pick of non-Trumpy Republicans. Join Traci and Abe for more. Plus — we all know about “Well-Heeled” Ron De... Read more

Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation Strike Ready

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
UPDATE: Just hours after this interview on Monday, January 15th, a Tentative Agreement was reached between the GTFF and U of O...Rajeev Ravisankar, past president of the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation at the University of Oregon, describes the union's struggle for a f... Read more

Is it time to "Step aside, Joe"? with Norman Solomon

Airs at: Wed, 01/17/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  We welcome back Norman Solomon to KBOO and Wednesday Talk Radio, to talk about two crucial topics: first, whether or not Joe Biden should run again for President, or, as Solomon suggests, "step aside" in favor of a younger, more progressive candidate; and second, the sub... Read more

Fumes in Focus: Visualizing Air Pollution from Gas Stoves

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Lawmakers and advocates have called upon Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to launch an investigation into NW Natural for misleading consumers about the health impacts from gas. In their letter to Rosenblum they detail how NW Natural has taken a leaf from the tobacco ... Read more

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On April 12, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and nearly 50 other protestors and civil rights leaders were arrested after leading a Good Friday demonstration as part of the Birmingham Campaign, designed to bring national attention to the brutal, racist treatment suffered by... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving on 01/11/24

Airs at: Thu, 01/11/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Don't Shoot Portland Founder and Director Teressa Raiford chats about the organization's 10th anniversary of holding a community march on MLK day, plus new work, art gallery shows and how listeners can get involved. Celebrating 10 Years of Reclaiming Martin Luther King Jr.,... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 15, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
   Patricia Kullberg hosts this MLK Day show, which features the following segments: Identity Politics: Gary Younge is an award-winning author and professor of Sociology at University of Manchester in Great Britain. Younge claims Black, working class, middle class, male, ... Read more