Activism

9/11 victim families still looking for justice 20 years later

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Family members of those killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks are still fighting to get some kind of justice for their loved ones. Kristen Breitweiser is an attorney and a co-founder of September 11th Advocates. She recently wrote the piece "My Husband Died on 9/11: I Am ... Read more

Farmworker Protection & Water Issues

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
For International Day of Democracy, we hear from food system leaders about their work on policies to protect farmworker health, how the climate crisis is impacting water and farmers, and the rights of nature. This Food Show episode features: Ira Cuello-Martinez of Pine... Read more

Nothing About Us Without Us

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Nothing about us, without us: A conversation with Lisa Al-Hakim, Director of Operations with the People’s Harm Reduction Alliance. September 15 is the International Day of Democracy so on this edition of Free Culture Radio we look at political organizing and advocacy by peo... Read more

Workplace Struggles Are Political, Part 2

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Workplace Struggles are Political, Part 2. Continuing last week's conversation with Marianne Garneau, Joe and Marianne pay closer attention in this half to the nuts and bolts of organizing for power on the job as an important perspective on what power even is, and how worke... 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

Decriminalize People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: part one of our interview with James Dixon, Research Manager for the P5 Project YXE (Perspectives, pathways, and priorities of people with lived and living experience of substance use) at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine; plus more fr... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour and the International Day of Democracy

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
  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... Read more

International Day of Democracy: Interview with PDX Sunrise Movement

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 9:30am - 10:00am
  For KBOO’s celebration of the International Day of Democracy, reporter Melissa Hood discusses how and why our country’s legislators need to begin taking serious action in order to effectively inhibit climate change. Joining her in the discussion are Paxton Rothwell and T... Read more

Morena Party holds direct action at Mexican Consulate in Woodburn

Airs at: Tue, 09/07/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Farmworkers from Mexico and other parts of Central America gathered at the Mexican consulate in Woodburn, Oregon on Saturday. The crowd met representatives from Mexico’s Morena Party, who arrived at Portland International Airport earlier that day. The party had recently ... Read more

Zenith Energy's Big Loss

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On August 27 the City of Portland put the brakes on Zenith Energy's oil-by-rail storage and transfer facility in NW Portland by denying a Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS) for the facility. After relentless pressure from Portland residents, community organizations, a... Read more