Class

KBOO is open to the public! To visit the station, contact your staff person or call 503-231-8032.


Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation Strike Ready

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
UPDATE: Just hours after this interview on Monday, January 15th, a Tentative Agreement was reached between the GTFF and U of O...Rajeev Ravisankar, past president of the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation at the University of Oregon, describes the union's struggle for a f... Read more

So Long , Jim & Tom

Airs at: Tue, 01/02/2024 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
Today, on the first show of the new year, we look back on two individuals  who had a tremendous impact on yours truly: L.A. based DJ Jim Ladd, and legendary satirist, musician, and comedian  Tom Smothers. Plan for a wild retrospective, and a very good time! Read more

How Portland Metro Chamber and Business Lobbyists Undermine Ballot Initiatives

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Oregon’s citizen-initiated ballot measure process is a tool of grassroots democracy, allowing collective action by an organized majority of the population. However, time and time again, those with vast resources have impeded attempts to make the city more equitable and s... Read more

Salem-Keizer Education Workers Ready to Strike

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Rank-and-file leaders of Salem-Keizer education union discuss their struggles for fair union contracts and how they're getting strike ready. Kimberly Reed Zauber and Geovanny Tolentino of the Salem-Keizer Education Association (SKEA, the certified teachers) plus Jeff Jabin ... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving on 12/14/23

Airs at: Thu, 12/14/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
The guest is Paul Susi of PDX ID assistance. He helps unhoused people who’ve been swept by the city and lost their crucial documents. Paul is also launching a theatre production of The Iliad for touring to Oregon prisons. Read more

Words and Pictures 20th Anniversary with Derek Ballard

Airs at: Thu, 12/14/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Author, cartoonist, and storyboard artist Derek Ballard has worked on the television shows Adventure Time and Midnight Gospel.  He's also put in his time as a construction worker, single dad, and all-around working-class hero. Derek's comic stories have been collected in... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 4, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which features a re-broadcast from the radio show Against the Grain. The pandemic highlighted the vital importance of care work—whether childcare, nursing home care, medical care or schooling – and the struggles many people... Read more

Portland Teachers on Strike

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Elementary and Middle School  teachers, Ron Morgan and Emily Golden-Fields, present an up close and personal view and analysis of the historic Portland Association of Teachers strike, now in its fourth week, shaking up the city. Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: PPS On Strike! Special

Airs at: Wed, 11/22/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
This month the Portland Public Schools are closed while teachers strike for better working and learning conditions, so we'll hear from two Portland Association of Teachers organizers and a student labor leader. Tiffany Koyama Lane - Sunnyside Environmental School Jorge Sanc... Read more

How Portland Metro Chamber and Business Lobbyists Undermine Education Funding

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In November, Portland teachers went on strike for the first time ever to demand better resources for schools. The local business lobby was quick to chastise the teachers for withholding their labor — but what role do groups like Portland Metro Chamber play in underfundin... Read more