Community Building

Audio from the Waterfront Blues Festival!

The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming pleasure: Audio from Day One - Friday 6/30   Audio from Day Two - Saturday 7/1   Audio from Day Three - Sunday 7/2   Audio from Day Four - Monday 7/3   Audio from Day Five - Tuesday 7/4   ... 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

The Prison of Gaza: Norman Finkelstein

Airs at: Fri, 05/24/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for One Land Many Voices
On today's show we feature a recent talk by Norman Finkelstein in Portland, in which he talked about the right of self-defense of people under occupation, the recent UN Human Rights report about the Israeli violations against the people of Gaza, and the Israeli military's i... Read more

Animation and Community

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Whitman at the Whitsell is the name of an animation and poetry celebration honoring the 200th birthday of American poet Walt Whitman.  Producer Marilyn Zornado has organized a gathering of Northwest-based artists, including Devon Damonte, Teresa Drilling, Deanna Morse, a... 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

Rethinking the Housing Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Dan Jaffee continues his discussion with Michael Mehaffy, Senior Researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and co-host of the blog LiveablePortland.org about the housing crisis and alternatives to capital-friendly policies that would better address housin... Read more

It Takes A Village To Get Promoted/Change A Nation ft. Bryson The Alien and Jenni Moore

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:45pm - Fri, 05/31/2019 at 12:45pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Artist Bryson the Alien and Portland Mercury Music Editor Jenni Moore stop by to drop some real. Read more

Amanda Oborne: Helping the "Ag of the Middle" Thrive

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Theresa Marquez, host of the Rootstock Radio podcast, sits down in the KBOO studios with Amanda Oborne - Vice President of Food & Farms at EcoTrust - to discuss her years of working at EcoTrust, as well as her interest in helping mid-sized local food producers find their wa... Read more

Jpay in NC Prisons + Antiracist Oi Documentary, “Negro Terror”

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 05/10/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Sean Swain on Jpay and New Documentary About Band Negro Terror   This week, we feature an interview with Sean Swain about the JPay system being incorporated into the North Carolina prison system based on his experiences in Ohio, increased tension leading to a riot in mid... Read more

Budget Forum Testimony Excerpts

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
[Scroll down for transcript] Selections from some of the public testimony at the May 9 hearing on the City of Portland Proposed Budget.  The City Council will take further testimony and vote on approving the budget on May 22, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:30pm, at Portland City Hall, ... Read more