Civil Rights/Human Rights

Edward Snowden - The Graphic Biography

Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this encore episode from October 2015, political cartoonist and international troublemaker Ted Rall returns to the KBOO studios with his graphic biography of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.  Drawing from Ted's conversations with Snowden's own ACLU attorney as well a... Read more

Communication Management Units & Political Prisoners in the Age of Trump

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview Daniel McGowan.  Daniel is an environmental and social justice activist from Queens, NY. He was charged in 2005 with 15 counts of arson, property destruction and conspiracy, all related to two actions in Oregon in 2000, claimed by the Earth Li... Read more

Black MAX riders without a fare are more likely to be banned from TriMet...Plus Margaret Jacobsen of the Women's March on Washington: Portland

Airs at: Thu, 01/19/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  The District Attorneys for Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties have all announced that they will no longer criminally prosecute TriMet riders who cannot produce proof of a paid fare.  They've made the move in response to a Portland State University study and the... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for January 9, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this show about desire: the desire of Intersex people to be free of the surgical and moral control of their bodies and the desire of everyone of us to live lives of our own without the shackles of jobs designed to make rich people even richer. Here... Read more

Preference: queer experience, survival, and passion.

Airs at: Tue, 01/10/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Photojournalist Kristin Lyseggen profiles nine current and former inmates in “The Women of San Quentin: Soul Murder of Transgender Women in Male Prisons.”  She and Daniella Tavake, one of those profiled in the book, share intimate parts of their stories with host Eric Janse... Read more

Explaining Universal Basic Income

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement reads Peter Frase's case against the assumption of wage-labor in both capitalism and market-socialist visions of a fucture economy. Frase argues for a universal basic income, explaining why it would more directly address the problems with wage-labor, make it mor... Read more

Intersex Activism

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Last week, Bill Resnick and Carrie Cantrell talked about Carrie’s experience from birth as an Intersex person, how after being deceived for many years and undergoing a lot of pain, she discovered the truth about herself, and found commitment and peace in social activism. Sh... Read more

Richard Wolff: Trumponomics

Airs at: Tue, 01/10/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and currently a visiting professor at the New School in New York. The New York Times calls him “America’s most prominent Marxist economist.” He is the author of numerous books ... Read more

The Dream Under Siege

Airs at: Fri, 01/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
53 years ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his famous speech, "I Have A Dream."  What has happened to the dream of a Beloved Community?   Host John Shuck speaks with three activists who have a proven track record on social change about King's dream and how it ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 9, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge will host this episode of the Old Mole, and we will hear -- Carrie Cantrell and Bill Resnick continue their discussion, focusing today on how recognizing sexual minorities challenges the authority and hierarchy of capitalist society. Joe Clement read... Read more