Women

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

International Women's Day

International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday. Suffragettes campaig... Read more

Assault on Abortion

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On September 1st the Supreme Court declined to block one of the country’s most restrictive abortion laws, a Texas state statute that bans the procedure as early as six weeks into pregnancy and which allows civil suits against anyone assisting women seeking abortions. In thi... Read more

The Gap: News Roundup and the Politics of AOC's Met Gala dress

Airs at: Fri, 09/17/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss a round-up of recent news items. We cover the Facebook Files investigation by the Wall Street Journal, which outlines the data Facebook keeps on the harm its platforms cause. Then, we talk about the Nabisco strike in P... Read more

Buscando America on 09/14/21

Airs at: Tue, 09/14/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa escucharás un recorrido musical mayoritariamente de mujeres, en el Rap y el Hip Hop. Read more

Abortion Struggles Today

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talking with Jenny Brown, author of the 2019 Verso book: "Without Apology: Abortion Struggles Today". They discuss why the reproductive rights movement of the 1960s and 70s demobilized, enabling "right to life" forces to gain the initiative and pursue their leg... Read more

Maternar y Recordar

Airs at: Fri, 09/17/2021 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Maternar es cuidar, es entablar lazos afectivos profundos. Es aceptar que la vida de otrx depende enteramente de la nuestra. Es procrear y criar en comunidad.  Acompáñanos en este especial que forma parte de la serie del Mes de la Herencia Hispana de KBOO, donde Amenic, Ca... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for September 13, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive. To view Bette’s photos and learn details about th... Read more

The Gap: Humanitarian crisis in Lebanon and Back-to-School Jitters

Airs at: Fri, 09/03/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Hiba and Hayat, about their efforts to raise money to bring medications to Lebanon. Since the 'Beirut blast' in August of 2020 that killed 200, the country has not formed a government, and the economy has collapsed. ... Read more

Buscando America on 08/31/21

Airs at: Tue, 08/31/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio escucharás una conversación con Trixia Trix Larix,  artista, pintora, albañila, madre, viajera, compartiendo sobre cuando trabajó en Haití ayudando a personas víctimas del terremoto en 2010. El sábado 28 de agosto, cientos de migrantes, la mayoría haitianos... Read more