The Native American Occupation of Alcatraz Island began on November 20, 1969. At about 2 a.m., nearly eighty American Indians from more than twenty tribes pulled up to the island's eastern shore in three boats, and the island of Alcatraz was occupied until June 11, 1971. We talk with Robert Free Galvin and Lenny Foster, veterans of the Alcatraz movement, and also hear audio fromIndian Land Radio, and other recordings made during the occupation.
Several newspapers in Denmark reprinted a cartoon depicting the Prophet Mohammed with a turban shaped like a bomb yesterday.
The cartoon sparked massive protests when it was originally printed in 2006. The reprinting of the cartoon yesterday occurred a day after three men were arrested for allegedly planning to kill the original artist and publisher of the cartoon.
ever wonder what’s actually in the food you buy?KBOO’s Magnus Fleming spoke with the Northwest Resistance Against Genetic Engineeering about an educationalevent they are holding this weekend to help educate and inform the Public on this matter
An undercover video made by the Humane Society of the US has brought about the largest beef recall in the United States. The video shows crippled and sick animals being pushed along the ground with forklifts, among other things.Now, the scramble is on to find out if any of the meat is still destined for school children's lunches.The U.S. Department of Agriculture yesterday ordered the recall of one hundred forty three million pounds of beef that came from Chino-based Westland/Hallmark Meat Company.
The Oregon Students Public Interest research group held a rally today in Portland.They used street theater, costumes and props to represent what they see as a broken health care system in the state of Oregon.
KBOO's Robert Barncord spoke with one of the organizers.
Washington state held primary elections today. But the results will not be used to pick the state's democratic delegates. The delegates were selected at the caucuses held two weeks ago.So why hold a primary at all? Some Washington voters are calling it a waste of taxpayer money.Pete Anderson is one of them
Beginning October 7th, KBOO began a trial period of 'The Thom Hartmann Show' from 4 - 5 pm weekdays. Click here to find out more about our trial period of airing Thom Hartmann - we want to hear your response!
A Membership Engagement Committee meeting will be held on Nov 27th at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held at the Portland SEIU Union hall located at 6401 SE Foster Rd in SE Portland (near the intersection of Foster Rd and Holgate).
The next KBOO Board meeting will be on December 16th at 6 pm at KBOO - 20 SE 8th Ave.
KBOO 90.7 FM is seeking a Station Manager to lead our dynamic 45 year old non-commercial, community radio station.
We are looking for:
• Nonprofit management experience.
• Ability to thrive and work collaboratively in a decentralized organization.
• Ability to delegate, plan and organize people to meet goals and objectives.