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Buscando America on 09/08/20

Airs at: Tue, 09/08/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En este programa hicimos un recuento de los 100 días de resistencia al abuso policial en Portland. Hablamos con Margara Cervantes sobre el proyecto millonario con miras a la privatización del Bosque de Chapultepec en la Ciudad de México. En Corazón del Sur, Gisela Rodríg... Read more

Library Cuts

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond and Joe Clement talk about worker response to threatened staff and service cuts in the Multnomah County library system. They note that the library has no shortage of funds and that both workers and the community will be severely affected. In particular they foc... Read more

17 TRIPP-P 23Aug2020

Airs at: Sun, 08/23/2020 at 12:00am - 12:15am
Produced for TRIPP-P
TRIPP-P is back! Sorry it took so long.   With the arrival of COVID-19, we were unable to access the fabulous studio resources of KBOO Community Radio, but instead gathered together some equipment to keep the show going. We apologize if the quality is not as good as we c... Read more

Bowling Six Feet Apart

Airs at: Fri, 09/04/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the meaning of community in the context of Harvard Professor Robert Putnam's influential work Bowling Alone. We ask the questions, what does it mean to be neighborly? If, as Putnam says, American's social capital and s... Read more

Beyond These Walls: Supporting LGBTQ Prisoners

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Biff Chaplow from Beyond These Walls, a Trans led organization that offers a number of programs to support LGBTQ prisoners in Oregon and Washington.  Beyond These Walls manages a COVID-19 Hotline (503-329-9740).  They collaborate with other community... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour August 31st 2020

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Will He Go? Bill Resnick interviews Lawrence Douglas, Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Amherst College about his book Will He Go?  Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown in 2020. Dougl... Read more

Drop into the Floating World with Threshold Shift Aug. 29

Produced for Threshold Shift
This Saturday, August 29 from 12 - 3am PST, Threshold Shift will be taking you beyond the Pale into the Floating Worlds of the Irish Sea and Panther Creek in the Wind River Watershed.  The show is getting back to it's ecophile roots for what we hope will be a soothing, con... Read more

The Floating World

Airs at: Sat, 08/29/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Sounds from the Irish Sea and Panther Creek   (Show transcription) Hello and welcome back to Threshold Shift on KBOO 90.7 FM Portland. I'm your host Nicole Martin and in this quarter's episode we'll be getting back to our roots, our tap roots if you will, featuring long-f... Read more

River of Dreams

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Ursula LeGuin’s story "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas" describes a utopian city where everyone lives good lives, except for the neglected child chained in a basement. Portland, which prides itself on its progressive attitudes, also has such a metaphorical child: the com... Read more

Library Workers Organize Against Lay-offs

Airs at: Wed, 08/26/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Multnomah County library staff have been told that up to 128 library jobs may be cut. Library director Vailey Oehlke has made no effort to clarify the number of positions that will be cut to library staff. This has instilled a sense of fear and uncertainty for staff. ... Read more