Activism

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By a KBOO member: WHAT I WISH WOULD HAPPEN: That the prep school Kavanaugh type a--holes finally get their comeuppance. That Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a head and the people who have been brutalized, assaulted, hu... 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

Native American Eco-Justice

Airs at: Tue, 05/28/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
Eduardo Galeano in his masterwork, The Open Veins of Latin America wrote that 500 years ago European settler colonialists came to this hemisphere and “sank their teeth” into the throats of Indian civilizations. You know the story. Genocide. Land was stolen. Broken promises ... Read more

Challenging the Mayor's Budget

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie speaks with Alex Zielinski, News Editor of the Portland Mercury, about Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty’s amendment to Mayor Ted Wheeler’s proposed budget  that would fund parks and recreation by ending the controversial Gang Enforcement Team. The City Council will vote... Read more

Eve Ensler joins the Heather McCoy Show

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Heather McCoy Show
Tony award winner Eve Ensler joins the Heather McCoy Show to talk her about her new book The Apology.  Written from the perspective of her abusive father who passed away in 1987 without ever apologising for the sexual, physical, psychological and financial abuse, he inflict... Read more

Falter with Bill McKibben

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change in his groundbreaking book The End of Nature, which was the first book to alert us to global warming. In his latest book FALTER: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? McKibben wa... Read more

Buscando America on 05/21/19

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
A diez años del asesinato de Abraham Bojorquez escucha a Karen Torrente en Kronicas de Viaje sobre este lider cultural radialista y rapero aymara Ukamau y Ké. Lectura sobre la desilusión que conduce a la resistencia de Evo Morales una vez iniciada su campaña electoral, un t... Read more

Peace Talks Radio: Poems and Pen Pals for Peace

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
On this Radiozine, we bring an episode of Peace Talks Radio, featuring two women who are finding inspiration for peacemaking in the written word. Kim Rosen, author of the book Saved by a Poem, talks about how people struggling with personal conflict can find peace, comfort ... Read more

Expungement

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Nikki Thompson about expunging criminal records for youth and adults.  Nikki, an attorney with the Metropolitan Public Defenders Community Law Division, runs the MPD Expungement Clinic.  A motion to set aside (expunction) is a legal proceeding for se... Read more