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Trade Policy in the Presidential Election, Israeli and Palestinian Trauma Victims and PPS Bans Climate Change Denial Texts

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick interviews Lori Wallach of Global Trade Watch on why US trade policy has become a central issue for both parties. Jan Haaken talks with Judy Roth, an activist with Psychologists for Social Responsibility on her work with Israeli and Palestinian trauma victim... Read more

Are you a survivor of the Enron debacle?

Produced for News In Depth
The ENRON scandal was one of the biggest cases of corporate corruption in the history of the United States. Few people remember that Oregon was the hardest-hit state by the corporation’s implosion. ENRON owned Portland General Electric – the fraud-filled corporation’s only ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 23, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear these segments: • Bill Resnick talks with Tarah Demant of Amnesty International about the surprising numbers on support for refugees in the United States. • Frann Michel discusses the history of Vanport, the need for public hou... Read more

Voices from Anacortes Protests

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In the first of a two-part series, this week Desiree Hellegers shares field recordings she made in Anacortes, WA where dozens of kayaktivists were arrested for protesting the Tesoro fossil fuel plant recently.  You can find her article about recent protests, "'Energy Wit... Read more

Voting No Confidence

Airs at: Mon, 05/09/2016 at 9:45am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
      Frann Michel reports on faculty votes of no confidence at the University of Wisconsin and many other places, and some of the issues to which these votes are responding.   Just as workers have risen up to demand fifteen dollars an hour and a union, just as resid... Read more

THE QUADRAPHONNES host The Outside World this Friday night!

Airs at: Sat, 04/23/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for The Outside World
  The following is an IMPORTANT MESSAGE from your local Quadraphonne council :    Join us on KBOO from midnight on Friday, April 22 to 3am Saturday, April 23 for three hours of music and information on upcoming shows! First, the Quadraphonnes will be performing live in t... Read more

Monsanto Dreams

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2015 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/04/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Audio Comix
It seems there’s been nothing but bad news in America lately. The death of Sandra Bland in a Texas jail, the House passing a bill that prohibits the labeling of GMO foods. However, what most of us consider bad news can, for a select few, be the stuff dreams are made of. Wr... Read more

Smart ALEC Oregon: Public Employees

Airs at: Thu, 07/31/2014 at 5:00pm
Produced for Smart ALEC Oregon
Originally aired July 31, 2014 The fourth piece focuses on how ALEC’s Commerce, Insurance and Economic Development Task Force drafted model bills that attacked public employees, their pensions and their right to unionize as well as threatened to privatize many public servi... Read more

Smart ALEC Oregon: School Privatization

Airs at: Mon, 07/07/2014 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Smart ALEC Oregon
Originally aired July 7, 2014 The third piece examines how ALEC, through it’s Education Task Force, works with ALEC members in state legislatures to privatize, defund or dismantle public schools through charter schools, voucher programs and tuition tax credits.  In Oregon,... Read more

Smart ALEC Oregon

Produced for Smart ALEC Oregon
  KBOO received a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism to do an investigation on the influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, in Oregon. The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 charitable organization t... Read more