Community Building

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Ending the Overdose Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 02/16/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The British Columbia Association of People on Opiate Maintenance (BCAPOM), the Drug User Liberation Front (DULF) and the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) broke the news that there were a total of 2224 drug poisoning deaths in BC in calendar year 2021. In respons... Read more

Racism, Stigma, Drug Policies and the Legacy of Apartheid

Airs at: Wed, 02/16/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Racism, stigma, drug policies and the legacy of apartheid: a discussion between Shaun Shelly, Director of the South African Network of People who Use Drugs, and Justice Edwin Cameron, one of South Africa’s leading judicial figures and a former Justice of South Africa’s high... Read more

Patrick Starnes Interview

Produced for Between Us
Patrick Starnes is a democratic candidate for Oregon governor in 2022.  He talked with Sam Bouman about his support for campaign finance legislation, balancing timber resources against the needs of timber communities and how he would repurpose Oregon's Kicker Fund to pay fo... Read more

Black History & Future Month Series: Master Artist Michael

Airs at: Fri, 02/11/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
In celebration of Black history and future Month KBOO is hosting a weekly series every Friday at 6pm throughout February! We’ll hear from black creators about a variety of topics ranging from arts, culture, abolition, media and more! This week I speak with Master Artist Mi... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 14, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/14/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Police Reform: During the protests following the killing of George Floyd the police were on the defensive and the City Council discussed replacing the police in responding to menta... Read more

Why Oregon Must Divest from Fossil Fuels

Airs at: Mon, 02/14/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When it comes to tackling the climate crisis, there are already plenty of reasons for Oregonians to take pride in our state. Earlier this year, the Legislature passed three clean energy bills focused on energy affordability and climate-smart housing. In 2018, Portland also ... Read more

NEXT at Port Westward

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At a critical bend in the Columbia River estuary, a company called NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc., wants to build a renewable diesel refinery. The proposed refinery at Port Westward would be one of the largest producers of renewable diesel on the West Coast. While renewable die... Read more

Survey offers Portlanders a chance to weigh in on new government structures

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Portland has a form of government that is unique for both major cities, and the modern era. It’s a commission style of government, where the mayor has extra power and all the commissioners are elected in at-large elections, meaning the whole city votes for them. Most oth... Read more

Jordan Cove Victory Update

Airs at: Mon, 01/24/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For 18 years communities across Southern Oregon fought an existential struggle to stop the massive Jordan Cove LNG export terminal that was proposed for Coos Bay and its accompanying 36" fracked gas pipeline that would have traversed 230 miles across four counties, crossing... Read more

Hemp

Airs at: Wed, 01/19/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On the new edition of Century: Newly-published research shows that compounds in hemp may prevent coronavirus from entering human cells. We speak with lead author Richard van Breemen, PhD, a Professor of Medicinal Chemistry in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Colle... Read more