Indigenous

The Christian Roots of Domination in the "New World"

Airs at: Wed, 11/25/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  For Native American Heritage Month and the day before the celebration of the brutal English colonization of "New England" known as Thanksgiving, we take a deep dive into the historical underpinnings of and justifications for the expropriation of indigenous territories. I... Read more

Learning from the Left in Bolivia

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks with Nicole Fabricant, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Towson University and author of Mobilizing Bolivia’s Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land, about the recent electoral successes of MAS, the Bolivian Socialist Movement. ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 23, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes:    Rebuilding the Left in the US: Bill Resnick interviews Bhaskar Sunkara, the founder/editor of Jacobin, about what the left can do to push the Biden Administration over the next year to address working peo... Read more

Free Lolita: Salish Sea Indigenous and environmental activists team up to free captive orca whale

Airs at: Thu, 11/12/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  It’s been 27 years since the movie 'Free Willie' launched an effort to free Keiko, the orca who was the star of the film—from his small tank in Mexico and return him to the wild. But there are many other orcas still in captivity, including one who has been living and per... Read more

Navajos help tip Arizona blue, and more on the elections from an Indigenous perspective

Airs at: Wed, 11/11/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With the narrow exception of Bill Clinton in 1996, Arizona has voted Republican for president in every election going back to Harry Truman in 1948. Though this year's race is also very slim (and as of this writing the lead is still narrowing), it appears that Arizona ... Read more

Organizing in Academia

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers talks with Sarah Chivers and Samantha Edgerton, organizers with the new Pacific Northwest Inter-Campus Organizing Collective, and with Lakota Cheyenne activist Roben White, about the upcoming November 13 virtual Pacific Northwest wide organizing summit: "O... Read more

The Left and the Law

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker survey some of the victories in the November elections for criminal justice reform. They also discuss the criminal case against human rights attorney Steven Donziger-- ultimately for holding Chevron responsible for its heinous oil mining practic... Read more

Persephone Rising: A Global Sonic Retelling of the Underworld Myth

Airs at: Sat, 10/31/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
  "Starry Wheels" artwork used by permission of the artist, alumni audio contributor and Portland-based local, Peter Nevins. [Show Transcript] Hello and welcome back to Threshold Shift, where we give the mic to nature and amplify earth, on KBOO 90.7 FM Portland, 91.9 FM H... Read more

Returning from the Underworld

Produced for Threshold Shift
  Threshold Shift's Blue Moon Halloween Episode-A Sonic Retelling of the Persephone Myth For those that want to set the spooky mood early this Halloween, come join us at Threshold Shift from 12-3am Saturday, October 31st. We'll be journeying through the Underworld with Pe... Read more

Evening News on 10/23/20

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On this Membership Drive special of the KBOO Evening News: Activist group, Don’t Shoot Portland is seeking sanctions against the Portland Police Bureau for violating a June restraining order limiting the use of so-called less lethal weapons; The vacant Greyhound Station... Read more