War/Peace

January 14, 2020

Airs at: Tue, 01/14/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  CATCHING UP WITH TIM LEDWITH Last year, we spoke with Tim Ledwith, who was assaulted on NE Broadway in 2018 by Proud Boys Tusitala "Tiny" Toese and Donovan Flippo. That interview, which details the incident, can be found here. In early 2019, renewed scrutiny on police i... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 1/27/20

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/28/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Our guests tonight are Joshua Samuel Brown and Stephanie Huffman, authors of the book Formosa Moon, from Things Asian Press. Along with Seth Brown, (aka Yorick Jones), they also wrote, performed, and produced the legendary radio comedy show, Puppet Radio Theater, on KBOO. ... Read more

Hindsight 2020: A Look Back at 2017

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
    In the spirit of Hindsight 2020, we look back at some of KBOO volunteers' reporting about police from the first year of the current administration. The stories in this hour cover roughly the period from January 2017 to February 2018, and contain descriptions of police... Read more

'No War in Iran' rally demonstrates local commitment to peace

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Friday, January 3rd, hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Portland outside of City Hall to protest the threat of war with Iran. KBOO's SJ Oxendine brings us this report.  Read more

The Song of the Jade Lily

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Kirsty Manning’s  2019 novel, The Song of the Jade Lily, about World War II era Jewish refugees in Shanghai. It’s a story about the role that Shanghai played in the rescue of 20,00 refugees from Europe before and during the second world war. ... Read more

U.S. airstrike on Iranian military leader brings Portlanders out to a "No War in Iran" rally

Airs at: Fri, 01/03/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Friday evening, Portlanders gathered in Terry Schrunk Plaza outside City Hall, demonstrating against a potential war with Iran. The rally began at 5, organized by the Democratic Socialists of America. KBOO's Theresa Mitchell was on the scene to update our anchors on the ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Autoworkers and Climate Change: Bill Resnick talks with Sam Gindin about the United Auto Workers and GM in Canada, and raising expectations around not just bread-and-butter issues but retooling the auto industry to combat climate... Read more

Presswatch for 12/19/19

Airs at: Thu, 12/19/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
The House has voted for two articles of impeachment, but will they bring it to the Senate for trial or will Pelosi delay to get a fair trial out of Moscow Mitch? Meanwhile Bolivia suffers under dictatorship and Chilean protesters face disappearance and rape. And Australia... Read more

Holding To Your Truth

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  This is my last show on KBOO. During the airing of this episode on Friday December 13th, 9-10 am, the staff stopped the on-air broadcast in the midst of Dr. Kevin Barrett's address and played Christmas music. In response to this act of censorship and the ongoing censorsh... Read more

Until the Lions: Echoes of the Mahabharata

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  In Until the Lions, Karthika Naïr retells the Mahabharata through the embodied voices of women and marginal characters, so often conquered and destroyed throughout history. She captures the richness and complexity of the Mahabharata, while illuminating lives buried benea... Read more