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International Day of Democracy

  KBOO is kicking off our 2021 Fall Membership Drive with a News and Public Affairs Day commemorating the International Day of Democracy on September 15th! We'll discuss maintaining and developing democratic process at home and around the world. And looking back at how far... Read more

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

The Forest Service Takes Bark's Advice

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Over the summer, the Mt. Hood National Forest Service proposed cutting trees along over 200 miles of roads within the 2020 Riverside Fire area. Bark, a community organization who has trained hundreds of volunteers about the basics of forest policy and saved tens of thousan... Read more

Resistance to Lithium mine in Nevada builds

Airs at: Wed, 10/20/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Thacker Pass, or Peehee mm’huh, is sacred land to the Northern Paiute and Western Shoshone, and critical wildlife habitat. It is the site of a proposed lithium mine by Lithium Americas, a Vancouver, Canada-based company. They want to mine 5,000 acres using an open pit... Read more

A World Without Police: Interview with Geo Maher

Airs at: Thu, 10/21/2021 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
If police are the problem, what’s the solution? Geo Maher's new book, A World without Police, offers concrete strategies for confronting and breaking police power, as a first step toward building community alternatives that make the police obsolete. Surveying the post-prot... Read more

Future of Climate and Food

Airs at: Wed, 10/20/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
A conversation with Raj Patel, Anna Lappe, and Bill McKibben about food, climate change, and combatting climate anxiety. This converstation was presentented by the Kent Memorial Library’s Morris Lecture Series on September 9.   Bill McKibben is an author and founder of 3... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 18, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 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, which ends on October 16. To view Bette’s photos ... Read more