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Old Mole Variety Hour June 5th, 2017

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes.. Bill Resnick interviews Tom Athanasiou of the Earth island Institute on Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Change Accord. Patsy Kullberg interviews poet and activist Judith Arcana about he... Read more

Change the World by Ending Human Trafficking

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Justin Dillon is a former musician turned filmmaker and social entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Made in A Free World, a platform that brings together consumers, organizations, and businesses to dismantle the 150 billion dollar business of human trafficking. His la... Read more

Vanport Mosaic Festival: Sharon Maxwell

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 5:30pm - Thu, 06/01/2017 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
The Vanport Mosaic Festival took place last weekend, commemorating what was Oregon’s second largest city before a flood destroyed it in 1948. KBOO reporter Theresa Mitchell interviewed Sharon Maxwell, a Portland writer and activist, as well as former City Council candidate,... Read more

Lincoln County Spray Ban Reactions

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Yesterday, KBOO reported on the victory of a ballot measure in Lincoln County, Oregon, that bans the aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. It also establishes community environmental rights, pre-empting so-called “corporate rights,” which lead to local jurisdictions... Read more

Lincoln County Aerial Spray Ban Passes

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
A ballot measure has passed in the Lincoln County May Special Election which bans the aerial spraying of pesticides. It also includes language pre-empting corporate rights in favor of community rights, and is the first such law to be passed directly by voters in the nation.... Read more

Interview with Shirley Minor, Daughter of Vanport Survivor

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Today was the last day of the Vanport Mosaic Festival, celebrating the history and impact of Vanport, once Oregon's second largest city before it was destroyed by a flood and neglect in 1948. It was located in the area that is now Delta Park. Shirley Minor's father was pres... Read more

Matt Taibbi & Amy Goodman

Airs at: Wed, 05/24/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Join Theresa Mitchel on the last day of KBOO's Spring Membership Drive as she welcomes Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi and Democracy Now's Amy Goodman to make a last minute pitch for new and renewing members. Read more

Virginia Garcia Opens Hillsboro Clinic

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In the face of deep cuts to health care programs, the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center has expanded to open a new clinic in Hillsboro, Oregon, with community driven, integrated services focusing on OB care, family planning and general women’s wellness. Since it’s foun... Read more

Conversation with OPAL Organizers about Gentrification, Transportation, and Environmental Justice

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
"Nothing about us with out us!" That is a statement that began as a grass roots chant for equity. KBOO reporter Jasmine Moneymaker spoke with Hyung Nam, Executive Director of Opal PDX and Shawn Fleek, Community Engagement Director of Opal PDX about what the chant means, Po... Read more

Nader!

Airs at: Tue, 05/23/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Abe & Joe welcome former Green Party Presidential candidate Ralph Nader during KBOO's Spring Membership Drive. In Breaking Through Power, Nader draws from a lifetime waging—and often winning—David vs. Goliath battles against big corporations and the United States governmen... Read more