Elections

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What is Democracy?

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Is the U.S. form of Democracy – representative, with a Two Party system – the highest democratic form? Few countries are now emulating it, and many are developing more participatory systems. Bill Resnick interviews Eleanor Finley, an anthropologist, who is researching citie... Read more

Rethinking and Reshaping Our Transportation System, with Rep. Khanh Pham

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Transportation generates the largest share of Oregon’s carbon emissions. It's one of the hardest sectors to decarbonize because it involves changing our daily lives. In order to achieve our climate goals, we need to not only drive less, but to act upon the realization that ... Read more

Labor Radio

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join hosts Dr. Audrey Terrell, Deborah Hall, and Tina Turner-Morfitt of the Oregon Coalition of Black Trade Unionists in our monthly Labor Radio segment. Tonight’s segment spotlights the 2024 Primary and General Election and the relevance of the voices from the communities ... Read more

The Trouble with "Genocide Joe"

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A movement is growing to vote in Democratic primaries for “none of the above” or “uncommitted” as a strategy to put Joe Biden on notice that voters may abandon him next fall if he persists with his unconditional support for Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza. This strategy, if ... Read more

Oregon Election FAQ

Produced for Evening News
    How do I register to vote? You can register to vote online here. You can also complete this Voter Registration form and return it to your county elections office.​ What is the deadline to register to vote for the upcoming election? The deadline to register online i... Read more

STAR Voting Campaign in Eugene seeks to bring more reliable election results to the ballot

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  On Mic: Sarah Wolk, the Executive Director of Equal Vote Coalition We speak with Sarah about STAR Voting, the campaign to use it in Eugene city elections on the ballot this May, and the statewide initiative petition that's circulating now. The primary election in Oregon ... Read more

Urban League PDX to host candidate forums ahead of May 21st Primary

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2024 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  On this edition of KBOO News in Depth, we speak with the Urban League of Portland Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, Jennifer Parish Taylor, about the organization's upcoming candidate forums ahead of the May 21st primary.  2024 Primary Election Virtual Candidate F... Read more

Portland City Council District 2 Candidate Forum Radio Edit

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  This show contains excerpts from a Portland City Council District 2 candidate forum. It was held on March 6th at St. John's Church in Portland, Oregon.  12 of the candidates running for the 3 open seats in District 2 participated, and the forum was moderated by Seamus L... Read more

Presidential Candidate Jill Stein

Airs at: Thu, 03/21/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
  Join Sherry Morisch on a conversation with third party presidential candidate Jill Stein.   ------ Recorded on Monday 02/26/2024 at KBOO Studios ------   Jill Stein    ------ Green Party candidate     ------ jillstein2024.com   ------ Birth date: May 14, 1950 (age 73)... Read more

Climate Justice and the Portland City Council Elections

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This show originally aired on February 5, 2024 This November Portland voters have the historic opportunity to elect a new city council that actually reflects the diversity of its constituents. In 2022 voters overwhelmingly supported a city charter change that transforms ... Read more