Activism

Morality, safety, and food production in a changing world

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Today we get to speak with Matthew Cooper, an organizer for Compassionate PDX, about Fur Free Friday and the campaign to ban the sale of new fur goods in Oregon. Then we hear from Dr. Michael Gregor on the relationship between animal agriculture and recurring pandemics. Read more

Buscando America on 11/24/20

Airs at: Tue, 11/24/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Tuvimos el honor de conversar con Ysabel Omega desde Lima Perú, para hablar de sus 20 años de carrera musical representando el lado femenino del reggae. También festejamos el nacimiento del EZLN hace 37 años  y escuchamos el conversatorio Autonomía: corazón del pueblo, orga... Read more

Senators push for investigation into unpaid labor in rehab centers

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Senators Elizabeth Warren and Tammy Baldwin formally requested an investigation from the Government Accountability Office into federally funded rehab programs that use unpaid labor from people seeking addiction treatment.  Reporting done by Reveal showed that at least 30... Read more

KBOO Webinar: U.S. Middle East policy

With the end of a devastating four years of Trump Middle East policy, what does the new Biden administration offer? While he may overturn some of the worst aspects of Trump policy, he will certainly maintain continuity with Obama's policies, which were disappointing. We'll... Read more

Mobilizing Beyond Universal Preschool

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this follow-up to the successful passage of the Universal Preschool ballot measure in Multnomah County, Jan Haaken talks with organizers Emily Golden-Fields, Olivia Pace and Sahar Muranovic about next steps for the campaign in expanding access to childcare and the rights... Read more

Learning from the Left in Bolivia

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks with Nicole Fabricant, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Towson University and author of Mobilizing Bolivia’s Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land, about the recent electoral successes of MAS, the Bolivian Socialist Movement. ... Read more

Rebuilding the Left in the US

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Bhaskar Sunkara, the founder/editor of Jacobin, and author of The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality. They discuss what the left can do to push the Biden Administration over the next year to address wor... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 23, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes:    Rebuilding the Left in the US: Bill Resnick interviews Bhaskar Sunkara, the founder/editor of Jacobin, about what the left can do to push the Biden Administration over the next year to address working peo... Read more

Alec Karakatsanis on why abolishing police will change society for the better

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Despite pushback from police associations, movements to defund, reimagine and abolish the police have gained traction in 2020. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Alec Karakatsanis, the head of the Civil Rights Corps, about why abolishing the police is not an unreasonable ... Read more

Newest COVID surge spikes risk in Oregon prisons

Airs at: Wed, 11/18/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Ray Fox was released from Oregon’s prison system after serving 30 years.  Reports from friends still serving time differ from the Oregon Department of Corrections' (ODOC) claim that it is following CDC guidelines concerning COVID-19.  Adults in custody (AIC) report that ... Read more