Activism

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

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

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

Portland native Christine Kramar leads push for Medicare for All

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  In looking at the 2020 presidential election, it can be difficult to choose a candidate in a crowded field. For Portland native Christine Kramar, the candidate is less important than the policy. Kramar is organizing a Medicare for All Delegate Network to attend the Dem... Read more

Oregon DACA Coalition's Home is Here rally looks to shift narrative on undocumented experience

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Supreme Court will begin hearings on the future of DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on November 12. The future of DACA recipients, or Dreamers, is in question. In response, the Oregon DACA Coalition held a Home is Here rally at Terry Schrunk Plaza on ... Read more

Watchdog organization Bark offers recourse for preserving Mt. Hood National Forest

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  It may surprise some listeners to know that the US Forest Service is not an organization solely dedicated to the preservation of our nation’s forests and managing public lands. Instead, their charge also includes selling the timber from these forested lands for profit. ... Read more

Harm Reduction in MA

Airs at: Wed, 11/13/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery held a hearing recently on harm reduction sites and supervised consumption facilities, so on this edition of Century of Lies we hear from MA State Sen. Cindy Friedman, Fenway Health... Read more

From Alcatraz to Standing Rock: 50 Years of Native Resistance, with LaNada War Jack

Airs at: Wed, 11/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    On November 20, 1969, dozens of Native American activists led by Richard Oakes, LaNada Means (War Jack), and others occupied Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay. Around 90 people kept the occupation going for a remarkable 19 months. War Jack (Shoshone Bannock) w... Read more

How Vets Changed the Military

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker reads from an article in Counterpunch by Kevin Basl - "How Veterans Changed the Military and Rebuilt the Middle Class”, which explores the history of veteran-led anti-war protest and the fight to get a better deal for vets. 1932 “Bonus Army” protest by WWI veter... Read more

Buscando America on 11/12/19

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Escucha sobre la liberación de Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva y sobre la crisis actual en Bolivia en una conversación con  Gisela Rodríguez socióloga y docente del Portland State University. Krónikas de Viaje presenta al poeta chiapaneco Balam Rodrigo con poemas de su Libro Cen... Read more