Civil Liberties

Drug Policy and Racial Profiling

Airs at: Tue, 04/01/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Clayton Mosher talks with Luz María Gordillo about how the war on drugs immigration policies and police work contribute to racial profiling at all levels  of society.  Mosher  is the co-author (with Scott Akins) of Drugs andDrug Policy: The Control of Consciousness Alterat... Read more

Get This! April Fool's Edition

Airs at: Mon, 03/31/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for News - Morning
KBOO AM News - April Fool's Edition. All Scripts by Chris Andreae. Read more

Journalist's Camera Taken By Police during Possible Racial Profiling Incident

Airs at: Wed, 03/26/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 A local videographer had his camera confiscated by Portland police, while filming an incident of police harassment in downtown Portland. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg has more  Read more

Homeland Security- Social Security Crackdown Threatens Legal AND Undocumented Workers

Airs at: Wed, 03/26/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 The Social Security sends letters to employers when names and social security numbers fail to match.  Recently, the Department of Homeland Security, or DHS, has gotten involved.  A court order has restrained the DHS, who now is floating a new set of rules.  Ethan Scarl spo... Read more

Don't Bring A "No Iraq War" Sign to an Obama Rally

Airs at: Tue, 03/25/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 As we reported yesterday on KBOO News, a Portlander who attempted to attend the Barack Obama rally on Friday was asked to leave because he was carrying a sign reading "No Iraq War". KBOO's Crystal Leighty spoke with the man, Peter Maur: Read more

The Three Trillion Dollar War

Airs at: Tue, 03/25/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein speaks with Linda Bilmes, co-author of The Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict ( W. W. Norton, 2008). Read more

KBOO Benefit with Amy Goodman and David Goodman "Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times"

 Be sure to take our KBOO survey on Democracy Now programming! A KBOO Benefit with Amy Goodman and David Goodman Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times Monday, April 14, 2008Doors 6:00pm, Talk 7:00pm Public Talk with Amy and DavidBagdad Theater, ... Read more

Police Accountability in the Fouad Kaady Tragedy

Airs at: Sun, 03/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In Part 2 of ‘The Killing of Fouad Kaady, KBOO reporter Don Wolfe continues his examination of the cover up by police and the media.The case of Fouad Kaady has been described by  the civil rights leaders as Oregon’s most horrific police shooting. Kaady was a burn victim who... Read more

Glen Lamb and the Columbia Land Trust

Airs at: Tue, 03/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Barbara Bernstein hosts "Post-Measure 49 Oregon, Part 2" with Glenn Lamb of the Columbia Land Trust (columbialandtrust.org). Learn what land trusts are, and how they can help save our environment. Find related information at the Land Trust Alliance (www.lta.org) Read more

Talk Radio - Prepare for the March 15 Peace Rally!!!

Airs at: Mon, 03/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Today Joe Uris and Abe Proctor interview Adam Sanchez, (ILWU Local 5), from Portland Labor Against War about the March 15th peace mobilization and more. Helpful links: PDX Peace Rally (www.pdxpeace.org) US Labor Against War (www.usLaborAgainstWar.org) National War Tax Res... Read more