Activism

Green Jobs

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the second part of a two-part interview, Bill Resnick speaks with Sam Gindin, who has spent nearly 50 years working to build radical unions. He is the former Research Director of the Canadian Autoworkers Union and Packer Visiting Chair in Social Justice at York Universit... Read more

Ep 97. It Takes A Village To be Kind ft. Abibat Durosimi

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 12:15am - Fri, 01/31/2020 at 12:15am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Over the summer, we had the absolute honor of interviewing our girl Abibat Durosimi aka @themagicblackunicorn aka spiritual Goddess aka PDX’s FINEST community leader aka BOSS aka 100% THAT B*$&#!! She tells us how she runs @bloombeautycollective and does literally all of th... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 13, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts the Old Mole today and we hear: Green Jobs: Bill Resnick interviews Sam Gindin, who for fifty years has worked to build radical unions. Politics and Secularism: Readings on atheism, morality and politics. Reproductive Rights: Jan Haaken interviews Andra Ca... Read more

Songs from the Queer Ether.

Airs at: Tue, 01/14/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Today, we're playing music! Somya and I will also hang out with you and chat on things from HIV safety, to queer heroes, and beyond.   Music on this show: Swedish pop supergroup Alcazar - Crying at the Discoteque Jade Elektra - Undetectable Mahawam - We've Only Just Begu... Read more

Exploring the lives of undocumented Oregonians with the Immigrant Story

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
   A new exhibit called “DREAMS Deferred” is opening at the Oregon Historical Society, designed to showcase the voices of undocumented immigrants from Mexico and Central America who came to our country as kids or young adults. KBOO's Annette Newell speaks with Sankar Rama... Read more

Food Town USA

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Organizing around food can address the intersection of many critical social justice issues and transform communities. In his new book, Food Town USA: Seven Unlikely Cities That are Changing the Way We Eat, food writer Mark Winne invites readers on a tour of America’s most s... Read more

Andy Worthington On Guantanamo Bay

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
On today's episode Linda Olson-Osterlund will be disscussing Guantanamo Bay with Andy Worthington, call in with your questions! Andy is a writer, campaigner, investigative journalist and commentator. He is internationally recognized as an authority on Guantánamo and the “wa... Read more

Police Chief change and what to expect in 2020: a conversation with Portland Copwatch

Airs at: Tue, 01/07/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Former Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw resigned her office at the end of December, taking a job as Philadelphia’s Police Commissioner. Appointed in 2017, she was Portland’s first female African American police chief, and she also be the first African American woman... Read more

'No War in Iran' rally demonstrates local commitment to peace

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Friday, January 3rd, hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Portland outside of City Hall to protest the threat of war with Iran. KBOO's SJ Oxendine brings us this report.  Read more

"Til Victory is Won" 35th Annual MLK Day Tribute Broadcast

Airs at: Mon, 01/20/2020 at 11:00am - 6:30pm
Produced for MLK Day Special
KBOO will again broadcast live, for the 35th year, from the 35th anniversary of the World Arts Foundation's annual "Keep Alive the Dream" Commemoration of Martin Luther King Day in Portland. The broadcast will be from 11 am to 6:30 pm on Monday January 20th, 2020. World Ar... Read more