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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

Loot

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant takes on the controversial subject of looting by reading excerpts from “What Kind of Society Values Property Over Black Lives?” by Dr. Robin D.G. Kelly, professor of American History;  In Defense of Looting, a new book by writer and agitator, Vicky Osterweil;  ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 26, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Defend Democracy: Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democrac... Read more

Promo

Airs at: Wed, 10/21/2020 at 7:00am - 7:15am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
Promo for It Did Happen Here First Episode Nov 13th Voices: Celina Flores Mic Crenshaw Editor: Icky A. Music Reagan Youth Read more

Black Political Prisoners Matter: Global Pandemics & Wrongful Incarcerations

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Aisha Mohammed and Jihad Abdulmumit from The Jericho Movement for Political Prisoner Amnesty, discussing the importance of supporting Black Political Prisoners during a time of global pandemic, national political uprisings in 2020 and recent campa... Read more

Defend Democracy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers speaks with Lynn Spitaleri Handlin of Extinction Rebellion PDX and Maria Cahill of Pacific Northwest Family Circle about the federal power grab in the run up to the election, the implications of the federal deputizing of Oregon State troopers and Portland ... Read more

It Did Happen Here

In the 1980s, before gentrification, before Portlandia, Portland, Oregon was a sleepy city that existed outside of the national spotlight.  Skinheads had always been part of the local punk scene. In the late 1980s, punks and skins started being recruited by national white s... Read more

Election 2020: Washington County Commission District 1 Candidate Nafisa Fai

Airs at: Fri, 10/16/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "I think people in Washington County are ready for change, they're ready for new perspectives. They're ready for communities who have been left behind to have a seat at the table ...  and to elect me, I'm honored to carry [that] forward." Nafisa Fai is running for offic... Read more

PAALF Action Fund will host Black-centered Mayoral Debate with Black Voices United and Open Signal

Airs at: Fri, 10/16/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  This Sunday, October 18th, at 5 pm, the Portland African American Leadership Forum Action Fund, in partnership with Black Voices United and Open Signal Labs, will host a Black centered mayoral debate between incumbent Mayor Ted Wheeler and Sarah Iannarone. Debate questio... Read more