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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

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 23, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Image by Vicky Scott—Ikon Images Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Teen Mental Health: Is there a Teen mental Health Crisis as alleged by the New York Times? The Times’s series of articles, the first titled "It's L... Read more

Organizing Collective Power for Public Good, Part 3

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement continues their conversation with Emily Drabinski, President-elect of the American Library Association. In an election that saw more votes cast than any other in the ALA's history, Emily won on a campaign of organizing for collective power for public good. In th... Read more

Global Student Climate Strikes

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    In this fourth year of global Student Climate Strikes, Portland youth have organized a local day of action on Friday May 20th. Jan Haaken talks with oganizers Rozzell Medina, Ella Rae Woodland, Adah Crandall about the event, including the Climate Festival following th... Read more

Hydrogen: The Latest Unicorn

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As pressure increases for us to drastically reduce carbon emissions, one attention-grabbing option being promoted is renewable hydrogen. But is hydrogen really the answer to our energy needs or is its promotion largely based on false promises? On this episode of Locus Focus... Read more

Nakba Day in Portland Sunday, May 15 MARCH TO CITY HALL

"PORTLAND: SHOW UP AND SHOW OUT FOR PALESTINE Join Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights (SUPER) and solidarity organizations on Sunday, May 15th in commemoration of the 74th anniversary of the ongoing Nakba (catastrophe) to demand an end to the zionist settler-colo... Read more