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Movie Moles Coco

Airs at: Mon, 07/02/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Jan Haaken review the 2017 animated film, Coco, which blends an age old story of a child's torn affection for their family and the wider world with the trauma about being separated by borders. They consider the deep emotional resonance its themes of  borders... Read more

A People's History of the United States: Howard Zinn

Airs at: Tue, 07/03/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  "You wanna read a real history book?" Matt Damon asks Robin Williams in the movie Good Will Hunting. "Read Howard Zinn's People's History of the United States. That book'll knock you on your ass." It'll do that and more. Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United Sta... Read more

Portland Gray Panthers fight for social justice

Airs at: Wed, 06/20/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Joining host Paul Roland in the KBOO studio this morning will be: Lew Church, Coordinator of the Panthers in Portland; Sally Fronsman-Cecil, long-time social justice and Nestle Boycott organizer, who recently moved back to Oregon from Kansas; and Dorothy Holland, a 70... Read more

Revolutions in Leadership and Economics: Conversations with Linda Kohanov and Anthony Flaccavento

Airs at: Tue, 06/05/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Anthony Flaccavento was my first guest ever on this program when it was called Religion For Life. I had him on again last year when we discussed his book, Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up: Harnessing Real-World Experience for Transformative Change. He has be... Read more

KBOO Recollections: The Early Years, 1968-1982

Airs at: Thu, 05/31/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  Hear the voices of volunteers, staff and board members from the early days of KBOO as they discuss the beginnings of the station, the moves from one location to another, and the struggles and triumphs they experienced while keeping KBOO on the air. The program is hosted ... Read more

The Real Black Panther: Bobby Seale

Airs at: Tue, 04/03/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Black Panther is a blockbuster superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character. But back in the 1960s the Black Panther Party represented an African-American political and social welfare organization. Why the name? As Huey Newton, one of its leaders said, because the... Read more

Candy Brings Plenty

Airs at: Fri, 02/23/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
An interview by host Leidi Monte with local indigenous rights activist, Candi Brings Plenty. Candi organizes for the Two Spirit Nation, a term to represent queer-identified people from the Native community. Last month, she orchestrated Portland’s first ever indigenous womxn... Read more

An Indigenous People's History: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Airs at: Tue, 02/27/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The history of the U.S. is one of settler colonialism. The state was established on the basis of white male supremacy, slavery, land theft and genocide. “From sea to shining sea” the Native nations were decimated and dispossessed. The survivors herded into concentration ... Read more

City Council Receives Report on Police Deadly Force without Public Testimony

Airs at: Fri, 02/16/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  TRANSCRIPT KBOO: Yesterday, Portland City Council—well, three-fifths of the council—was presented with a report on six police shootings. The report was investigated and written by the OIR Group out of Los Angeles, and included recommendations for increased accountabilit... Read more

Family of Quanice Hayes and Supporters Rally Outside East Precinct

Airs at: Tue, 02/13/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
    The family of Quanice Hayes recently announced that they will be suing the city of Portland, as well as the police officers involved in shooting Quanice just over a year ago, on February 9, 2017. The Hayes family has also been active at the grassroots level over the l... Read more