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Unmitigated Opinion Hour

Airs at: Fri, 10/22/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
Join Ender Black on an unmitigated opinion hour! On this day and age, we certainly have enormous blessings, left to right. Our phones and computers can connect us to the world, and we are all potentially quite able to achieve whatever we want. The possibilities are limitles... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 25, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick interviews Max Elbaum on the two existential threats facing humanity -- authoritarianism and global roasting. They discuss how to defeat both, building the broadest of lefts, including segments of the Democratic Part... Read more

Inequality Project's Bob Lord on revelations in the Pandora Papers

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The Pandora Papers revealed the hidden owners of offshore empires, where the rich and powerful across the world hide wealth and wield influence abroad. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg speaks with Bob Lord from the Inequality Project to understand more about what exactly the Pando... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 4, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive. To view Bette’s photos and learn details about... Read more

Cryptocurrencies and Democracy

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Emaline Friedman about cryptocurrencies, how they function in the world of banking and finance, and critiques within the left on these digital technologies. Friedman is a psychologist and social theorist working at the intersection of subjectivity and ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 27, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive. To view Bette’s photos and learn details about... Read more

Nabisco Strike Over, the Struggle Continues

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Donna Jo Marks and Mike Burlingham, leaders of the Bakers Union local 364, recap the forty days on strike and how it transformed their members and themselves. Read more

Power

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Pollution, overconsumption, resource depletion, habitat destruction, overpopulation have all led to our current climate crisis. And power is at the core of the problems confronting humanity. How have human beings—one species among millions—become powerful enough to threaten... Read more

Democracy/Anti-democracy: American contradictions, with Jared Yates Sexton

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
    "American Rule is the story of how a myth constructed an empire and led to its downfall. It is the story of an ideology that changed the course of history and the men who have used it as a means to gain power, wealth, and dominion. It is the story of a philosophy root... Read more

PMPC & Municipal Broadband

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers talks with Hyung Nam, an organizer with the Portland Metro People's Coalition, a coalition of 24 organizations, about their organizing platform, including their support for municipal broadband, which is critical not only to bridge the digital divide in ... Read more