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 Thank you.

Cops: Foot Soldiers of Capitalism and Gentrification

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  American society has long used over-policing as a way to violently control Black, Brown and poor communities and to generate state income from poverty. Gentrification displaces and breaks up communities and utilizes both police and private security to enforce this displa... Read more

Gender, Class, and Capitalism

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the 1950s and 60s, political and economic commentary was about the struggle between labor and capital. Not now. Why? Thom Becker reads from Rob Urie’s article in CounterPunch arguing that that capitalism has attempted and largely succeeded in co-opting and compromising a... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for March 11, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Thom Becker hosts this edition of the Old Mole, and we hear: 1. Bill Resnick talks with John T. James about the extent and the causes of fatal medical errors. 2. Frann Michel discusses Earth Strike. 3. How and why the capital-labor struggle disappeared from political c... Read more

The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers

Airs at: Thu, 03/07/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  In 1958, the very same year that an unknown songwriter named Berry Gordy borrowed $800 to found Motown Records, a pretty young mother from Nashville, Tennessee borrowed $100 from her brother to run a "Numbers" racket out of her tattered apartment on Delaware Street, in o... Read more

Financial Advice with Hsin-Cheng Kuo

Airs at: Fri, 03/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Pacific Underground
  We have a live call-in show with Portland Financial Advisor Hsin-Cheng Kuo and we're encouraging our API listeners to call in to get YOUR financial questions answered! The number to call is 503-231-8187. Check our her bio and listen this Friday, March 1st from 9am to 10a... Read more

Immigrant Rights

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Larry Kleinman, co-founder of PCUN, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, Oregon’s farmworker union. Over the last five years PCUN has transitioned to new day-to-day leadership, as Larry, while still advising and working in Woodburn, has worked o... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 25, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise morris Hosts this episode of The Old Mole which includes What's a Socialist to do: Electoral Strategy for the Left: Laurie Mercier talks with Glen Ford Executive Editor of Black Agenda Report, about an electoral strategy for the left. A Climate Beast Awakens: T... Read more

March for Our Students -- Teachers in Action

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Last Monday, February 18th, educators, parents, allies and students stormed the capitol in Salem, 4,000 + strong.  Host Jamie Partridge interviews participants on site and captures parts of the rally and march for full funding for quality education, including connecting wit... Read more

Class in America

Airs at: Fri, 02/22/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Joe Clement from KBOO's Old Mole Variety Hour joins Ani for a  discussion on class.     Read more

Gentrification: Engine of Disaster Capitalism

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Portland area residents are currently faced with a slew of development- and gentrification-related policies, but the relationships and dynamics behind the policies are often difficult to see. From government incentives for re-development to international companies spe... Read more