Elections

Election 2020: Portland City Commission Pos 4. Debate, with Chloe Eudaly and Mingus Mapps

Airs at: Thu, 10/15/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On Tuesday, October 13th, KBOO hosted a virtual debate between the two candidates vying for Portland City Commission Position 4.  They are the incumbent, Chloe Eudaly, and her opponent, Mingus Mapps.  Chloe Eudaly is the current Portland City Commissioner for Position 4.... Read more

Metro Transportation Bond could be a step in the right direction for equity and sustainability, but some want to delay due to economic fears

Airs at: Tue, 10/13/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Measure 26-218 would allow the Metro Council to authorize a payroll tax to help fund transportation improvements in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas Counties. 17 corridors were identified for improvement, and over 150 projects could be funded with the additional money... Read more

Tuition-free preschool measure would prioritize equity in preparing kids for school

Airs at: Tue, 10/13/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  A measure to bring tuition-free preschool to all three- and four-year-olds in Multnomah County is on the November ballot as Measure 26-214. This measure would prioritize kids from marginalized communities and give preschool teachers a living wage. The program would be f... Read more

Extinction of Experience with Robert Michael Pyle

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A couple weeks ago I had the wonderful opportunity to chat with Northwest environmental writer, poet, novelist and butterfly expert, Robert Michael Pyle, about  his new book Nature Matrix. We had a free-wheeling conversation, sitting on the front porch of my friend Susan Ba... Read more

The Economy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Yeva Nersisyan, who teaches economics at Franklin and Marshall College. They discuss the deepening economic crisis in this richest of countries, the struggles between Trump and the Congress on a still possible worker relief and economic stimulus pack... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 12, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 10/12/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Economy: Bill Resnick interviews Yeva Nersisyan, who teaches economics at Franklin and Marshall College. They discuss the deepening economic crisis in this richest of countr... Read more

Evening News on 10/07/20

Airs at: Wed, 10/07/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this special Membership Drive edition of the KBOO Evening News: Coronavirus testing in Oregon is set to increase, as the state receives thousands of tests to last through year’s end; Murderer and ex-police officer Derek Chauvin is out of jail on a one million dollar ... Read more

A Tale of Two Viruses, or Triumph of the ill

Airs at: Wed, 10/07/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  For Trump, these are the best of times, and the worst of times.   Some suggested readings: https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/mr-bright-side-trumps-gospel-of-positive-thinking/ https://www.salon.com/2020/05/14/the-pandemic-exposes-the-truth-right-wing-individuali... Read more

Kim Thatcher Interview

Produced for Between Us
Senator Kim Thatcher is a Republican who has been in the Oregon legislature for more than 15 years.  She is currently running for Oregon Secretary of State against her opponent, Democrat Shemia Fagan.  Ms. Thatcher talks with Don Merrill about Oregon's mail-in voting system... Read more

Undoing The War On Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 10/07/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Undoing The War On Drugs: Hope, Healing, and Measure 110. The Partnership for Safety and Justice recently held a webinar on Oregon Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act. We’ll hear some of the speakers including Andy Ko, the executive director of... Read more