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Lawsuit: Washington County Fails People with Disabilities

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Dave Boyer, managing attorney with Disability Rights Oregon, who filed a lawsuit against Washington County, Oregon’s 2nd largest county. The federal lawsuit was filed after a year-long investigation alleging that when someone in the County exper... Read more

Human Rights and the World Drug Situation

Airs at: Wed, 02/14/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Human Rights and the World Drug Situation. The United Nations Human Rights Council on February Fifth held an Intersessional panel discussion on human rights challenges in addressing and countering all aspects of the world drug situation. We hea... Read more

John D'Emilio on Bayard Rustin

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier speaks with John D'Emilio, Professor Emeritus of History and of Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago and author of the award-winning book, Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin. They review George Wolfe’s film Rusti... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 19, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  This episode is hosted by Frann Michel and includes these segments:   The Afro-Atlantic Origins of the Banjo Joe Clement presents a collection of traditional banjo music and documentaries shining light on the Afro-Atlantic origins of the banjo, and some of its enduring... Read more

Interview with Jamie McLeod-Skinner

Airs at: Thu, 02/15/2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Join us Thursday, February 15 at 9:30 am as KBOO Board President Emma Lugo speaks with Jamie McLeod-Skinner, candidate for the 5th Congressional District in Oregon.  In 2022 McLeod-Skinner barely lost the race for the newly reshaped 5th District to Republican Lori Chavez-De... Read more

Supportive Housing Services: How It Works

Airs at: Fri, 02/09/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Welcome to Out of the Streets of Portland, a podcast focused on sharing the stories of people who are currently or formerly homeless in our community, and helping navigate the systems and services that the Joint Office of Homeless Services and its partners either have in pl... Read more

Joe Sacco: Footnotes in Gaza - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  As part of the 20th anniversary commemoration of Words and Pictures, we revisit our January 2010 conversation with Portland artist and self-styled "war junkie" Joe Sacco. Sacco has carved out a niche in the publishing world for his war reportage comics.  For more than t... Read more

Measure 110: What the Research Shows pt 3

Airs at: Wed, 02/07/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Oregon’s Measure 110: What the Research Shows pt 3. RTI International held a research symposium January 22 on Measure 110, Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act. On this edition of Century we hear from Danielle Good, PhD, Senior R... Read more

When Texas Came for Our Kids

Airs at: Tue, 02/06/2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on KBOO Community Radio on Tuesday, February 6th as we talk with transgender icon, activist and author Riki Wilchins about her new book "When Texas Came for Our Kids" As researcher Erin Reed has noted, if we could take a time machine back to... Read more

Portland Black Panther Kent Ford

Airs at: Tue, 02/06/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  The People's Dinner Party: Kent Ford on the Black Panther Party and Palestine       || Host: Suncere Ali Shakur        || ----- "Sting Like A Bee": Kent Ford and the Portland Black Panthers: Portland Black Panthers founding member Kent Ford shares his memories of life ... Read more