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2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

In The Wake Of Blake

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Washington state Supreme Court recently invalidated that state’s laws against simple personal possession of controlled substances. Simple possession had been a felony in Washington, regardless of whether the individual knew that they were in possession. The decision in ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 12, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Paris Commune: For today’s episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune. In this first of a series, he explores what the Commune stood for, how it differed from the earlier French Revolution, and how it inspired... Read more

Poetry and the Red Squad

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In a piece from our archives, Norm talks with Kaia Sand about writing poetry with a sledgehammer and about the repressive Red Squad of the Portland Police. The occasion was an installation Kaia and others had created at the North Portland branch of the Multnomah County libr... Read more

The Gap: Following the Derek Chauvin Trial and Dating after COVID

Airs at: Fri, 04/02/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea start by discussing the first week of the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who killed George Floyd in May of 2020, by kneeling on his neck for about 9 minutes. We talk about who has taken the st... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 5, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/05/2021 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: Countering the Far Right: Bill Resnick interviews Michael Zeller about the demobilization of far-right, white supremacist demonstrations and marches, in particular the role of c... Read more

The Well Read Red

Airs at: Mon, 04/05/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg reads from an opinion piece by freelance journalist, Kayla Hui, who argues that the answer to the upswing in anti-Asian violence is not more policing, which only promotes more violence and drives a further wedge between communities of color. “The Answer to... Read more

Katal Turns Five

Airs at: Wed, 03/31/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Katal Center for Equity, Health, and Justice turns five this year. To celebrate, they’ve begun hosting a series of public dialogues about the broad themes that drive their work: equity, health, and justice. The first of those dialogues was held March 29. On this edition... Read more

Full Interview | Dr. Juniper Simonis

Airs at: Tue, 02/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is the full version of an interview with Dr. Juniper Simonis, an environmental scientist and data researcher with Dapper Stats and the Chemical Weapons Research Consortium, from the February 23, 2021 episode of Totality of Circumstances. Dr. Simonis witnessed the st... Read more

The Gap: Police happenings, StimmyWatch and treating yourself a little nicer

Airs at: Fri, 03/19/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea start by discussing updates from our main story last week, the police disinformation campaign against Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty. The president of the police union resigned related to the "mistake," a police commander was ca... Read more