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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By a KBOO member: WHAT I WISH WOULD HAPPEN: That the prep school Kavanaugh type a--holes finally get their comeuppance. That Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a head and the people who have been brutalized, assaulted, hu... 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

Harrison Bergeron

Airs at: Fri, 02/22/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Join Host Dale Holiday as she shares elements of the futuristic world where “everyone is equal” as portrayed in Kurt Vonnegut’s short story, “Harrison Bergeron”.  She examines this fictional society and suggests that the same dynamics create the group think mentality in tod... Read more

Tish Hinojosa, Live on Movin' On

Airs at: Fri, 02/15/2019 at 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Produced for Movin' On
We are thrilled to welcome long time folk, country, singer-songwriter Tish Hinojosa to KBOO for some live music and talk.  Tish will be performing tonight in the Portland Folk Music Society 3rd Friday concert series.       Read more

International Women's Day Special 2019

Airs at: Fri, 03/08/2019 at 5:30am - Sat, 03/09/2019 at 6:00am
KBOO is celebrating March 8th, International Women's Day, with 24 hours of special programming! Tune in beginning at 5:30 am Friday March 8th, and going until 6am Saturday March 9th. There will be something for everyone in this all day, all night special, produced entirely... Read more

Voices from the Edge of City Hall

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On the eve of her swearing as Portland's first Black woman city council member, JoAnn Hardesty wrote to her supporters: "On Wednesday, January 2nd at 9 AM, I will be officially sworn into office and take on the great challenge ahead at City Hall.  While I have no doubt that... Read more

Sanho Tree

Airs at: Sun, 02/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we talk with guest Sanho Tree, longtime drug policy reformer and Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, about White House drug policy, harm reduction, Kamala Harris, and Joe Biden. Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Wendy Willis

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Wendy Willis, author of the new essay collection, These Are Strange Times, My Dear: Field Notes from the Republic, from Counterpoint Press. Wendy is a Portland-based writer, poet, and lawyer. She’s published two books of poetry, and her work has... Read more

The unbearable whiteness of being in black- and red-face, with monthly co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 02/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Locally-based Dineh (Navaho) and Yankton Dakota writer Jacqueline Keeler has been writing and fighting against racist mascots and stereotypes for years and she's pretty sick of it. But she keeps being called back into the fray, most recently invited to Cincinnati to deba... Read more