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National Period Day sheds light on the challenges faced by menstruators in poverty

Airs at: Tue, 10/29/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Access to menstruation products continues to be an issue facing women and menstruators across the nation. For those without sufficient financial resources, a period can mean missed school or work, or even a decision between a meal and having the products to address thei... Read more

Buscando America on 10/29/19

Airs at: Tue, 10/29/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Especial sobre el estallido social en Chile con la opinión y denuncia de los artistas chilenos Valentina Peralta y Elias Escafi. En Krónicas de Viaje un recuento de lo sucedido a diez días de haberse iniciado un levantamiento multitudinario contra el gobierno de Sebastián P... Read more

A Song about Class

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement presents a song by Leon Rosselson, "Who Reaps The Profits, Who Pays The Price". It’s a working class indictment of the capitalist imperative to turn everything – our lives and the earth – into money. It’s a beautiful and powerful call to overthrow that system. H... Read more

The Place of Art in a Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Paris Commune of 1871 proposed that beauty must be a central value of a good society. Clayton Morgareidge explains why, and applies this lesson to a Green New Deal. Read more

Getting to a Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with economist Marty Hart-Landsberg about the Green New Deal and what can be learned from Roosevelt's New Deal that started, haltingly in the 1930s and gained steam after World War II.  This is the first part of a two-part interview; Part 2 will be on nex... Read more

Talking with Pauline Park, trans activist and writer.

Airs at: Tue, 10/29/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Pauline Park, activist and author, is one of our favorite people to talk with on Preference. We've chatted in the past about censorship and queer community; and about LGBTQ solidarity with Palestinians. This week, we look forward to talking with Pauline about being an adopt... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 28, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this episode of the Old Mole, and we hear-- Bill Resnick talks with radical economist Marty Hart-Landsberg about what we need to learn from the "old" New Deal in order to fight for a Green New Deal; Clayton Morgareidge comments on importance of m... Read more

Burgerville Workers on Strike and Grocery Workers Settle

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Fast food and grocery workers have been engaged in intense organizing and bargaining lately.  Burgerville Workers Union launched a four-store strike last Wednesday trying to force the company to substantially raise wages.  Grocery Workers, represented by the United Food and... Read more

United Nations Sunday conference on climate justice promises insights

Airs at: Fri, 10/25/2019 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  This Sunday, the First Unitarian Church will be hosting the United Nations Sunday, a conference on climate justice. One of the panelists, Shannon McClure, sat down with KBOO’s Althea Billings to tell us more about the event, her experience with climate justice and how a... Read more

Local Humanitarian Reem Ghunaim teaches the world about peace

Airs at: Thu, 10/24/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Reem Ghunaim is the Executive Director for Rotarian Action Group for Peace. Soon, she plans to travel to Geneva, Switzerland, to speak at Geneva Peace Week, a gathering of global peacebuilding groups and UN representatives. KBOO's Annette Newell and Althea Billings spoke... Read more