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NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed boardfeedback@kboo.org. Thank you.

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

The Holy Crowley Hour on 7/22/19

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/23/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the hot summer nights edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the radio show that comes with its own air conditioning. Our guests tonight are Emma Brown and Sean Abplanalp of the Portland-based podcast Husk. Dmitri Ivanovic is missing, and only Emma and Sean know where... Read more

Starting a Food Business

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
Have you ever thought about opening a food business? On today’s show, we’ll talk about what it takes to start and grow a business. First we speak with Robin Want from Ascent Funding about how to fund a business. Then we talk to two food businesses - Margaux Muller Margalaxy... Read more

Crude Bailout

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Have you wondered how Zenith Energy got a foothold in Portland to expand a moribund asphalt terminal into the largest tar sands export terminal on the West Coast? An investigative report, to be released on July 15, 2019, by the Center for a Sustainable Economy, reveals that... Read more

Mindfulness As Political Factor

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with local activist and meditator, Guy Berliner*, about the use and abuse of mindfulness in corporate capitalist society. Does mindfulness promulgated by institutions that exploit and dominate create more attachment to the system that is driving considerab... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for July 1, 2019

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts and we hear: Bill Resnick talks with Candace Falk about the recently aired PBS "American Experience" documentary on Emma Goldman. Candace runs the Emma Goldman Archive Project at UC Berkeley. Denise Morris and Jan Haaken review the boxing-classic "Rocky... Read more

Amazon Workers Unite

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Two Amazon warehouse workers who are organizing for justice on the job speak with host Jamie Partridge.  Their voices are distorted to protect their identity. Read more

The Adjunct Underclass

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
  Over the past few decades, the job of college professor has been utterly transformed—for the worse. It is estimated that 75% of college teaching is done by part time adjunct professors. Suzanne LaGrande interviews Herb Childress , the author of  The Adjunct Underclass: H... Read more

The University of Nike: How Corporate Cash Bought Higher Education

Airs at: Thu, 06/20/2019 at 12:00am - 11:00am
Suzanne LaGrande and Lisa Loving interview Joshua Hunt discussing about his book,  The University of NIKE: How Corporate America Bought American Higher Education. Hunt's book is an eye-opening account of the ways that wealthy private donors such as Nike's Phil Knight influe... Read more

Higher Education in Crisis: How Did We Get Here and What Can We Do?

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
Today on the Radio Activist, Suzanne LaGrande discusses how higher education has changed in the last thirty years with  Herb Childress and Henry A. Giroux.  Herb Childress is author of   The Adjunct Underclass: How America's Colleges Betrayed Their Faculty, Their Students, ... Read more