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Old Mole Variety Hour April 17, 2017

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Host Denise Morris talks with Margot Black about HB 2004 a proposed bill to end no-cause evictions and prevent massive rent hikes with rent control measures. Margot Black is a founding member of Portland T... Read more

#SSDP2017 Part Two

Airs at: Sun, 04/09/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century Of Lies, part two of our coverage of the Students for Sensible Drug Policy conference #SSDP2017, including our full interview with SSDP Executive Director Betty Aldworth. We also talk about the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program with Krys... Read more

Inner City Blues Festival

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2017 at 5:30pm - Sun, 04/23/2017 at 12:00am
Health Care for All-Oregon, once again presents the Inner City Blues Festival (click for more info and/or to get involved), and KBOO once again brings you all the music LIVE! Music starts at 5:30pm and will not quit until midnight, with performers including, but not limite... Read more

Harm Reduction Moves Foward

Airs at: Sun, 03/26/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: The Indiana State Senate holds a hearing on syringe exchange, plus Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo speaks out against the campaign of murder and bloodshed being carried out by Philippine president and dictator Rodrigo Duterte. Read more

Suffering in Silence: Black Mental Health Care

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Why is there a perception of shame often associated with seeking out mental health care?  Do communities of color experience higher stigmatization when seeking help?  When working with a mental health specialist does a shared experience of race contribute to better menta... Read more

Reducing Risk and Minimizing Harm

Airs at: Wed, 03/15/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
According to the Harm Reduction Coalition, harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. Harm Reduction is also a movement for social justice built on a belief in, and respect for, the rights of p... Read more

Unlocking Measure 57

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James interviews Julia Yoshimoto, an attorney with Oregon Justice Resource Center, about her new report, Unlocking Measure 57, which explains how the development of Oregon criminal laws over the last few decades has widened the net of defendants who receive manda... Read more

Improving Public Health and Public Safety

Airs at: Sun, 03/12/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: the New Hampshire legislature is considering a bill to allow syringe exchanges in the state, plus we listen to current Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III talk nonsense about drugs. Read more

"ICE Out of Oregon" Rally

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On Monday, March 6, people representing Portland’s and Woodburn’s immigrant communities rallied outside of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building. KBOO Reporter Canaan Schlesinger has the story, with additional reporting by Pu Epstein.. Read more

SE Portland Tenants Try to Organize Apartment Building

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Tenants at the Clifford Apartments in Southeast Portland are trying to organize. They say the management company, Income Property Management, has unfairly retaliated against tenants who have made complaints regarding health and safety. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg has this repo... Read more