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Count Every Vote

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Alejandra Moreno, who coordinates the Communications Committee of Portland’s Defend Democracy Coalition, which is organizing a big, non-violent, family friendly rally and march this coming Wednesday, November 4. Portland will join hundreds of other c... Read more

How to Stop an Autocrat

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Stephen Zunes about stopping ambitious or desperate autocrats and dictators from stealing elections. They discuss how civil resistance through non-violent but powerful and determined mass movements that disobey orders and do not permit business as us... Read more

KBOO Live Election Night 2020

Airs at: Tue, 11/03/2020 at 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Tune in on Election Day, November 3rd at 6 p.m. to hear KBOO’s Election Night Special! We will start the evening with a livestream of Democracy Now, and at 7:30, we will be tracking national, state, and local results live, as well as hearing from community groups and your ... Read more

Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 11/02/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Join host Diane Hunt in the final show of folky political songs that put to music the debacles that are facing our country today.   We'll hear about "mitchtakes," "snake oil men," "social distancing," "why Republicans hate trains," and, of course, "mean-talk."  There will b... Read more

Evening News on 10/28/20

Airs at: Wed, 10/28/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this Fall Membership Drive special of the KBOO Evening News: A cash assistance program meant to help Portlanders in need maxed out after just five minutes on Tuesday; Oregonians are encouraged to drop off their ballots at official ballot boxes instead of mailing them... Read more

Election 2020: Yes on Measure 110 campaign says decriminalization is a critical step in addressing addiction crisis in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Ballot Measure 110 seeks to decriminalize drug usage and further fund treatment options. Proponents say that the criminalization of drugs does not lead those struggling with addiction disorders to the help that they need. Instead, they say, decriminalizing drug usage and... Read more

The Apocalyptic Vote

Airs at: Fri, 10/30/2020 at 10:00pm - Sat, 10/31/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Hardcore Variety Hour
On this edition of MattC, Wolfman & Janie B.'s Variety Hour, we are back with a pop-up show about the upcoming election, and maybe a sprinkling of Halloween.  For the first hour (yes, its two hours) we have our usual three DJ's, but for the second hour we have music sets fr... Read more

Election Resources

KBOO encourages every one to vote, Regardless of political affiliation. Here are some resources to get you involved! October 27th is the last day to safely mail in your ballot. Ballots will be accepted at designated drop box locations until November 3rd at 8pm. If you are u... Read more

An hour with Jared Yates Sexton on his new book, Qanon and the lead-up to the election

Airs at: Wed, 10/28/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  (From Wikipedia): Jared Yates Sexton is an American author and political commentator from Linton, Indiana. He is an associate professor in the Department of Writing and Linguistics at Georgia Southern University. Sexton is the author of three short story collections: An ... Read more

Measure 26-217: Real Police Accountability

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  “We don’t need to just pass [Measure 26-217], but we need to pass it overwhelmingly. We want to send a very strong message to the police union, that their days are numbered. And they will become public servants like the rest of us public servants. They don’t deserve spec... Read more