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Adrian Brown, candidate for Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
It’s a rare occurrence when there’s more than one candidate running for a Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge position. For the election coming up on May 19th, there are five candidates, all vying to fill Circuit Court Judge, 4th District, Position 12. We’re fortunate to ... Read more

The Bike Show

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
We're in a slow-moving disaster with COVID-19. Were you ready? Are we ready? Should we still prep? The answer is yes, and a dip back into the KBOO Bike Show archives delivers this oldie but goodie. Hosts Tori Bortman and Jocelyn Gaudi Quarrell speak with preparedness expert... Read more

KBOO's Giving Tuesday Now! Special

Airs at: Tue, 05/05/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Tuesday May 5th has been dubbed ‘Giving Tuesday Now’ - a day to raise awareness and support for struggling nonprofits across the US. On Tuesday, May 5th, at 9 AM, KBOO will host a Giving Tuesday Special, featuring non-profit organizers talking about their strife and Triumph... Read more

Our Collective Mental Health during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    As our collective mental health takes a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, let’s gather to discuss how to manage this struggle with harm reduction techniques and radical mental health perspectives in mind. We will consider ways to meet ourselves where we’re at rath... Read more

Rose City Book Pub owner talks pandemic relief funding for small business

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Many small businesses are closed here in Portland during the COVID-19 pandemic. And, without paying customers, they’re struggling to stay afloat.  That list includes one of our favorite small businesses, Rose City Book Pub, which opened in November 2018 with the original, ... Read more

Lisa Pool Interview

Produced for Between Us
Lisa Pool is a democrat running for Oregon Senate district seat 12.  She talked with Don Merrill about why the Oregon Health Plan needs to include small businesses that offer non-traditional holistic medicine in its coverage,  how she is looking forward to meeting and debat... Read more

Paige Hook Interview

Produced for Between Us
Paige Hook is a democrat running for the Oregon House 17 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her district needs new leadership as a way to finally get rural counties a seat at the big boy table, why gun legislation and gun safety are not mutually exclusive, and why... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 27, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes these segments: Mutual Aid in Portland: In this time of viral epidemic and lockdown many Portland groups are appealing for help, including the workers in our medical care and hospital systems for personal pr... Read more

Organizing for a Better Future

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Kristian Williams, Portland writer, author of Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America and a Board Member of the Institute for Anarchist Studies about how Mutual Aid and its projects challenge capitalist notions of human nature and capitalis... Read more

Mutual Aid in Portland

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this time of viral epidemic and lockdown many Portland groups are appealing for help, including the workers in our medical care and hospital systems for personal protective equipment, and the poor, the elderly, the houseless for life necessities. Bill Resnick speaks with... Read more