Wednesday Talk Radio

KBOO response to COVID19

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Guest Bob Nikkel talks with Paul and takes listener calls
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Every Wednesday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am

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Mental Health Challenges During the Pandeic

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  The Covid-19 pandemic is upping the stress and anxiety levels in all of us, and, like the physical effects of the virus, likely to overburden a mental health care system also suffering from staff shortages and inadequate funding. Bob Nikkel, a former Oregon commissioner ... Read more

Rent strike in Portland as a response to the economic crisis?

Airs at: Wed, 03/25/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    PDX Rent Strike, a newly formed coalition, has called for an April first rent strike in the wake of the economic meltdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Randall, an organizer with the group, join Paul by phone to talk about what a rent strike is and what their group... Read more

Mutual Aid in Time of Pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  3rd Wednesday co-host Sara from Portland Assembly joins Paul to talk about the PDX Covid-19 Mutual Aid Network and other efforts to provide direct assistance with shopping and other forms of collective self-help. At least two Facebook groups have sprung up recently to pr... Read more

Wednesday Talk Radio on 03/11/20

Airs at: Wed, 03/11/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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More shocking truth

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Host Paul Roland welcomes back  Deborah Schwartzkopf and Jane Rice, along with new guest Sarah Hancock.  Petition to Standardize, Regulate & Audit Shock Treatments: https://www.change.org/p/standardize-regulate-audit-shock-treatments-electroconvulsive-therapy-or-ect?u... Read more

Paul discusses the democratic primaries

Airs at: Wed, 02/26/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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More on gentrification and housing, with Portland Assembly

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Second Wednesday with co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 02/12/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Yankton Dakota (Sioux) and Dineh (Navajo) writer and activist Jacqueline Keeler joins regular Wednesday Talk Radio host Paul Roland to have a conversation about what makes someone Native American and what it means to be a settler-colonial-immigrant (like Paul) and how... Read more

Mental Health and Prisons, with Braunwynn Franklin

Airs at: Wed, 02/05/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Braunwynn Franklin has been a peer specialist and advocate for more than 10 years. She has a heart for social justice change in the prison/justice system and supporting people to gain a better quality of life mentally, spiritually and physically. She has a Bachelors D... Read more

Are Trump and his cronies manipulating the markets for their own profit? William Cohan lays out the evidence

Airs at: Wed, 01/29/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    While impeachment occupies the centers of political power, Trump's mercenary approach to the Presidency continues unabated. He now appears to have gone beyond just profitting from the use of his personal properties, "brand" and other forms of influence. In an explosiv... Read more