Activism

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

Amazon and UPS workers - same struggle, same fight

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Alex, a UPS Teamster, and Brian Denning, a fired Amazon worker, discuss the logistics industry, the work of sorting and moving packages.  They reveal the similarities in their work, the union difference and how changes in the Teamsters union, especially the influence of Tea... Read more

Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland! The Activist Photography of Bette Lee

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  If you’ve been to a protest during the past three decades, you’ve probably seen her, the short, slight woman behind the camera, always in the thick of things, documenting the resistance that Portland is famous for. From the 1990 march to condemn the murder of Mulugeta Se... Read more

Dispatch from Venezuela

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Luisa Martinez reports on her recent stay in Venezuela. In particular, she takes up the consequences of the US blockade of resources and its implications for how we understand and relate to the Venezuelan socialist project. In the midst of hard living conditions, she found ... Read more

Union-busting at Voodoo Doughnuts

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
When the fatal heatwave hit Portland a month ago, workers at Voodoo Doughnuts walked off the job when indoor temperatures soared into the 90s with no air effective conditioning. Several were fired. Joe Clement talks with a Doughnut Workers United rank-and-file organizer abo... Read more

The Abuse of Outer Space

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Bruce Gagnon, co-founder and coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, that seeks to protect space from the predators and militaries. They discuss the many abuses of outer space now taking place or planned: Abuse ... Read more

Anna Sanger Reed Interview

Produced for Between Us
Driving along McLaughlin Ave as I am wont to do, I often see large groups protestors with flags and signs, expressing their First Amendment rights for conservative values and beliefs. But I rarely see "a" protestor, with "a" sign, expressing their First Amendment rights for... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 26, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Portland Police on the 100th Night of BLM Protest: Photo by Bette Lee (see below) Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments: The Abuse of Outer Space: Bill Resnick interviews Bruce Gagnon, co-founder and coordinator of the Gl... Read more