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Speaking Truth to Power

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
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Science has been under attack in a big way for the past few years. But while most of us are focusing on right wing attacks on mainstream science such as climate chaos and Covid vaccines, there is a longer history of scientists who are persecuted for challenging mainstream p... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 4, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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  To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive. To view Bette’s photos and learn details about... Read more

Cryptocurrencies and Democracy

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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Jan Haaken talks with Emaline Friedman about cryptocurrencies, how they function in the world of banking and finance, and critiques within the left on these digital technologies. Friedman is a psychologist and social theorist working at the intersection of subjectivity and ... Read more

Energy Crossroads

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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In the conclusion of a two part interview Bill Resnick and Al Weinrub discuss the future of the energy grid. In part one they compared the two contesting plans for stopping climate cataclysm. They argued that the corporate plan, with its huge, remote nuclear plants and sun ... Read more

Another World is Possible

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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Luisa Martinez joins Norm Diamond for a dramatic reading from Kim Stanley Robinson’s 2020 novel The Ministry For the Future, after which Norm discusses the novel’s approach to climate change and social change more broadly. It’s rare in fiction for an author to attempt a pla... Read more

Parsing Sound: Episode 7 - Aesthetics

Airs at: Sat, 10/02/2021 at 10:00pm - Sun, 10/03/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Parsing Sound
Tune into @kbooradio this Saturday, October 2nd from 10pm-12am for a new episode of Parsing Sound.  We’ve prepared an excellent playlist for your ears to enjoy. Along with another segment, of “Talkin Crypto”, hosted by @cmaurice_strategy of @insaneblockchain.  Art by: @go... Read more

GD & Friends

Airs at: Sat, 10/02/2021 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  Please tune in this Saturday from noon to two for GD & Friends hosted by Matt Smith.  I'll be playing something from the great Summer 1982 tour and in my yearlong Taper's Legacy series i'll  be discussing The Mickey and the Hartbeats Matrix shows so please tune in! Read more

Swing 'N' Country 10.2.21

Airs at: Sat, 10/02/2021 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Graham and Robert Parish celebrate the first Saturday of October 2021 with a three-hour program featuring music  about the change of seasons, mini-tributes to Gene Autry, Tom Petty and George Frayne IV (aka Commander Cody),  as well as a series of very important announceme... Read more

Movin' On - Songs of Democracy Special

Airs at: Fri, 10/01/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Movin' On
Folk music historically had topical and social content woven into the songs. It is no different today. Pete & Peggy Seeger, Tish Hinojosa, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Laura Love and John McCutcheon are carrying on the tradition of socially progressive music. You will all of th... Read more

Film at 11 Welcomes the Autumn Leaves This Week, Friday, 1 October, 2021

Airs at: Fri, 10/01/2021 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Due to circumstances beyond our control and various acts of God, this week, we revist a recent airing, and open with Jeff Godsil on The Best Years of Our Lives, then Matthew of KBOO's Gremlin Time (11 PM, the first Monday of the month) reads Wild Minds The Artists and Rival... Read more