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Barbara Brandon-Croft

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Barbara Brandon-Croft is the very first African-American woman whose nationally-syndicated comic strip ran in the mainstream press.  Now a new collection of her work, Where I’m Coming From, has been published. Barbara sits down with S.W. Conser to talk about the comics comm... Read more

Small Modular Nuclear Reactors at Hanford

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Hanford Nuclear Reservation is one of the most polluted places on the planet. Its legacy from nearly a half-century of Plutonium production has left a toxic stew of radioactive and chemical waste that will remain hazardous for tens of thousands of years. But while the U... Read more

Lionel Irving from Love Is Stronger

Airs at: Tue, 02/13/2024 at 7:00pm - 7:30pm
  Interview by Charles Shambry, member of KBOO's Board of Directors. Lionel Irving is the Founder and Executive Director for Love is Stronger. Love is Stronger helps kids and families protect themselves and each other from the violent cycles that have claimed so many lives... Read more

Opposing Military Recruitment in Portland Public Schools

Airs at: Mon, 02/12/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
John Grueshow, of The War Resisters League, speaks about the work to resist military recruitment in Portland Public Schools.  John became a peace activist as a result of his resistance to the military draft during the Vietnam War.  He moved to Portland in 1979 and soon took... Read more

Portland's Climate Villains

Airs at: Mon, 02/12/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The environment and the climate are having a rough ride at Portland City Council and in the backrooms of the Oregon State Capitol. Less than a day before a hearing on a housing regulatory reform package, Portland City Commissioner Rene Gonzalez, working behind the scenes wi... Read more

Measure 110: What the Research Shows pt 3

Airs at: Wed, 02/07/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Oregon’s Measure 110: What the Research Shows pt 3. RTI International held a research symposium January 22 on Measure 110, Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act. On this edition of Century we hear from Danielle Good, PhD, Senior R... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving on 02/01/24

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa's guest is Shani Harris Bagwell from Portland Backpack, which packs and distributes more than 1,200 Portland schoolchildren sack lunches for the weekend. They make sure the kids we see everyday–eat every day. Read more

Measure 110: What the Research Shows – pt 2

Airs at: Wed, 01/31/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Oregon’s Measure 110: What the Research Shows – pt 2. RTI International held a research symposium January 22 on Measure 110, Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act. On this edition of Century we hear from Kristen Donheffner, MPH, M... Read more

The Gap: A Gubernatorial Cabal, Portland Sues Journalist to Protect Big Business (?) and Whistling Our Inheritance

Airs at: Fri, 01/26/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss: the 25 Republican governors signing on to the idea that there's an "invasion" at the border and Biden isn't doing enough so they want to send their National Guardspeople there to put up more razor wire? Portland City ... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving on 01/25/24

Airs at: Thu, 01/25/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa's guests are ShaToyia Bentley and her toddler from The Ebony Collective, a Community Development Corporation and Coalition. The Ebony Collective is a culturally-specific nonprofit whose mission is to build power in Oregon’s Black communities by providing workforce/life... Read more