Activism

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Nakba Day

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we are acknowledging Nakba Day. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the mass displacement of Palestinians that occurred during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, known as the "Nakba", or "Catastrophe". The anniversary puts the spotlight on one of the world’s l... Read more

Earth Day Special Programming

  On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and... Read more

What to Do When Your Union Leaders Break Your Heart

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Ellen David Friedman, retired union organizer and Labor Notes board member, walks us through the steps.  From heartbreak to anger to talking with co-workers to confronting your leaders to forming a rank-and-file caucus.  Based on this article in Labor Notes... https://labo... Read more

Who Goes There? with Lady Voltaire

Airs at: Thu, 07/11/2024 at 3:00am - 5:30am

Who Goes There? with Lady Voltaire

Airs at: Thu, 07/04/2024 at 3:00am - 5:30am

Cleaning Up Hanford

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  The most contaminated place in the western hemisphere is right here in our backyard, the Hanford Site in Eastern Washington, the global birthplace of both nuclear energy and nuclear bombs. During WWII, the area was confiscated from Native Tribes without their consent and... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 15, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2024 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: Media Watch: Why is the pundit class so desperate to push Biden out of the race? US Guardian correspondent and activist Rebecca Solnit argues that the corporate media is hellben... Read more

A Heatwave Evening with Bill McKibben

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At the start of Portland’s first heatwave this summer at the end of a traumatic week for our nation, longtime climate activist and journalist Bill McKibben came to Portland to speak at a gathering sponsored by the Third Act Oregon. In 2008 McKibben co-founded 350.org, which... Read more

Big Vision for the Willamette

Airs at: Mon, 07/08/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We are blessed in Portland to have a magnificent river flowing through our city. But we haven't always taken the best care of this treasure. Fortunately for many years there have been several civic organizations that have led the way in promoting and producing river cleanup... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 8, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 07/08/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Click here to listen or download this episode This episode is hosted by  Frann Michel and features these segments:   Chiquita Bananas and Climate Justice On June 12 Democracy Now aired a segment on a legal victory for Colombian agricultural workers against Chiquita. Af... Read more