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Detainees: Mentally Ill & Undocumented Immigrants

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Disability Rights Oregon recently published a new report that finds individuals with mental illness held at Multnomah County Detention Center experience significant physical and mental harm. The report recommends steps that the jail should take to better meet the needs of p... Read more

KBOO News Interview - Christiaan Bedford and Jennifer Cook

Airs at: Mon, 03/06/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Donald Trump supporters took to the streets last Saturday in a series of what they were calling "March 4 Trump" rallies across the country. There were only three events in Oregon, the largest in Lake Oswego, where an estimated 200 Trump supporters found themselves outnumber... Read more

A (fuller) conversation with Dr. Jared A. Ball, and the music of Al Jarreau

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Jared A. Ball has been on the airwaves of KBOO several times; in interviews related to news programming, on airings of Hard Knock Radio, and even on 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' (in a segment on A Tribe called Quest and Phife Dawg). However, we had been wanting to do a... Read more

PSJ 2017 Lobby Day

Airs at: Mon, 02/27/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Shannon Wight, Deputy Director for Partnership for Safety & Justice, about PSJ’s Lobby Day on April 3, 2017 in Salem, Oregon.  Help families stay together so children can be with their parents as they achieve accountability through supervision, ser... Read more

Bart Campolo, Why I Left

Airs at: Mon, 02/27/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Tony Campolo has been a fixture in the evangelical Christian scene for decades. For the past 30 years his son, Bart has followed in his footsteps. Their brand of Christianity is evangelical (personal salvation through Jesus) but with an emphasis on social justice and care f... Read more

Resurrecting the WPA, Universal Basic Income and Fighting Gentrification

Airs at: Thu, 02/16/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Arlene Goldbard heads up U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, a collective of artists and activists working to advance an agenda on the state and local level that includes Cultural Impact Studies (similar to Environmental Impact Studies) to help mitigate gentrification i... Read more

Exportation of Religious Homophobia to Africa

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  "Homosexuality is not new in Uganda nor on the African continent. Like everywhere, it has existed forever. Homophobia, however, is new. It didn’t start in Africa. It was strategically imported from the US, Europe and Middle East. The goal of the religious missionaries, w... Read more

Susan Quinn author of Elanor and Hick

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Deeply researched and told with great warmth, Eleanor and Hick is a vivid portrait of love and a revealing look at how an unlikely romance influenced some of the most consequential years in American history. In 1932, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roose... Read more

Michael Eric Dyson in Portland with his Sermon for White America

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Michael Eric Dyson is an academic, author, and radio host. He is a professor of Sociology at Georgetown University.  Described by Michael A. Fletcher as "a Princeton Ph.D. and a child of the streets who takes pains never to separate the two", Dyson has authored or edited... Read more

Rent Freeze & Relocation Assistance: Margot Black on More Talk Radio

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  "There are only two kinds of Portland landlords: those who want to be part of the solution to our housing crisis, and those who want to continue to take advantage of it via rent gouging and no-cause evictions that only serve to displace our community while increasing the... Read more