Civil Rights/Human Rights

America's Founding Ideals Were Lies Until Blacks Made Them True

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick introduces Sharon Grant dramatically reading excerpts from Nikole Hannah-Jone's essay, "Our Democracy's Founding Ideals Were False When They Were Written; Black Americans Have Fought to Make Them True." Part of the New York Times 1619 Project, this is part one.... Read more

Make Valentine’s Day Great Again

Airs at: Sat, 02/15/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Alter: Reality Theater
  Dateless again, but that's no biggie, join Lady Danger, in the lovely RIP CITY Hardcore, Pogo, Gogo, poetry, Hiphop, Radioplay, electronic stuff, missed connections and more..... Today isn't for love, it's for the revolution  US League of Women Voters 1920 : The League ... Read more

"Building Beyond Policing" Forum with the Care Not Cops Coalition

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
    On February 1, 2020, the local activist coalition Care Not Cops held the final event in its "Building Beyond Policing" series of workshops at the PCC Cascade campus. KBOO was there and recorded the first part of the event, a panel discussion focused on alternatives to... Read more

Mark Hass Interview

Produced for Between Us
Senator Mark Hass is running for Oregon Secretary of State.  He seeks to fill the seat vacated by the death of Dennis Richardson.  He talks with Don Merrill about why he thinks the housing crisis and the homelessness crisis are not as connected as people believe, how he'll ... Read more

Sanho Tree

Airs at: Wed, 02/12/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we're joined by Sanho Tree, Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and Director of the IPS Drug Policy Project. Read more

Buscando America on 02/11/20

Airs at: Tue, 02/11/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En Voces que luxan Karen Torrente habla de Xalxis, Poeta, kantora i Danzante de la cultura azteca. Alrededor de 500 migrantes intentaron entrar a México por el Río Suchiate, ocasionando enfrentamientos con la Guardia Nacional.  Un reporte de Irineo Mujica director de Pueblo... Read more

Left and the Law: anti-protest laws

Airs at: Mon, 02/10/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this Left & the Law segment, Jan Haaken talks with Laruen Regan, Executive Director and senior staff attorney with the Civil Liberties Defense Center in Eugene. Regan is lead criminal defense attorney in recent and several upcoming trials of climate activists.  They talk... Read more

Interview with Miguel Rodriguez of Portland Through a Latinx Lens.

Airs at: Thu, 02/13/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for KBOO Talk Radio
Today on KBOO Talk Radio, Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Miguel Rodriguez from Portland Through a Latinx Lens. We’ll talk about Miguel’s role as a project coordinator within the organization and how our current political climate is shaping the work. Portland Through a Lat... Read more

Affordable Housing and Homelessness Part 2

Airs at: Wed, 02/12/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
This week’s interview is Part 2 on Affordable Housing and Homelessness, where Rob’s conversation with Cole Merkel, Cadence Petros, and Nathan Teske is focused on homelessness.   Cole Merkel is the Deputy Director of Outreach and Engagement at Here Together, a Portland-bas... Read more