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International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

The Gap: Election Limbo, Fleetwood Mac and masks play tricks on the mind

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss election anxiety. We are in the special limbo time of not knowing what is going to happen, and it weighs on the mind even when we don't realize it. Then, we bring back Tik Tok Watch to talk about the reunion of Fleetwo... Read more

Election 2020: Democratic Secretary of State candidate Shemia Fagan

Airs at: Thu, 10/22/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Shemia Fagan is the Democratic candidate for Secretary of State in the November 2020 election. Fagan is an Oregon native, growing up in Dufur and the Dalles. Currently she serves as a state senator representing District 24, which encompasses Southeast Portland, Happy Va... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 10/23/20

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today's show, we celebrate our city's biggest literary event of the year -- the Portland Book Festival. This year, as with just about every event other than superspeader campaign rallies, the Festival is going virtual. Instead of one big day, it will take place over seve... Read more

Buscando America on 10/20/20

Airs at: Tue, 10/20/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  A 528 años de la guerra de exterminio indígena, en esta emisión hablamos sobre  la toma de las instalaciones del Instituto Nacional de los Pueblos Indígenas en CDMX y  sobre el comunicado el Concejo Indígena y Popular de Guerrero - Emiliano Zapata. En `Corazón del Sur ´ ... Read more

Election 2020: Washington County Commission District 1 Candidate Nafisa Fai

Airs at: Fri, 10/16/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "I think people in Washington County are ready for change, they're ready for new perspectives. They're ready for communities who have been left behind to have a seat at the table ...  and to elect me, I'm honored to carry [that] forward." Nafisa Fai is running for offic... Read more

The Gap: An endorsement of t-shirt cannons filled with candy

Airs at: Fri, 10/16/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss how we go about making voting decisions without a ton of information. Party affiliation, endorsements, and donors are all good options for trying to figure it out. We talk about what we look for in a candidate -- do th... Read more

Allie Brosh - Solutions and Other Problems

Airs at: Thu, 10/22/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Allie Brosh is the creator of the comics blog Hyperbole and a Half and the author of the book collection of the same name, which unexpectedly shot to number one on the New York Times bestseller list in 2013. Her long-awaited second book Solutions and Other Problems arriv... Read more

Indigenous People's Day

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Indigenous People’s Day: Lakota-Cheyenne organizer and Old Mole member Roben White speaks with Nimiipuu writer and educator Julian Ankney about pressing issues in Indian Country, including murdered and missing Indigenous women and men, access to education and health care. ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 12, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 10/12/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Economy: Bill Resnick interviews Yeva Nersisyan, who teaches economics at Franklin and Marshall College. They discuss the deepening economic crisis in this richest of countr... Read more