Elections

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International Day of Democracy

  KBOO is kicking off our 2021 Fall Membership Drive with a News and Public Affairs Day commemorating the International Day of Democracy on September 15th! We'll discuss maintaining and developing democratic process at home and around the world. And looking back at how far... Read more

Roe v Wade & Why Do Cows Have More Representation in the US Senate Than People Do?

Airs at: Thu, 05/12/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
In light of the Senate failing on Wednesday to pass a bill that would have made Roe v. Wade the law of the land, host Jacqueline Keeler will examine why Democrats are unable to overcome a filibuster on the Women's Health Protection Act of 2022. The effort failed 49-51. Sen.... Read more

Madison Oatman Interview

Produced for Between Us
Madison Oatman is a republican running for the Oregon's 5th Congressional district.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how Critical Race Theory is really a class issue and using racism as a wedge to make white children feel like the oppressors is wrong, how, if he ran and los... Read more

The Gap: Preppin' for Primaries (May 17th)

Airs at: Fri, 05/06/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea spend some time flipping through the Voter's Guide for Multnomah County's Primary Election, coming up on Tuesday, May 17th. We discuss endorsements, what candidates agree are the issues that are most important this election an... Read more

Brian Lepore Interview

Produced for Between Us
Brian Lepore is a democrat running for Oregon House Districgt 55.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how redistricting has changed boundaries and voters in his district, why housing and the economy are the kind of bread and butter issues people are focused on right now, and h... Read more

Mark Cavener Interview

Produced for Between Us
Mark Cavener is a republican who is running for Oregon's 2nd Congressional District.  He talked with Sam Bouman about his extensive contacts in the entertainment and the political community, why Donald Trump is the current president and why because of extensive voter fraud,... Read more

MMIWG Day of Action & Structural Colonial Despair

Airs at: Thu, 05/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
  On May 5, the international day of action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, our host Jacqueline Keeler (Diné/Dakota) will take a look at the structural underpinnings of settler colonialism that put Native women – and all Native people – at risk.  Fire Thunder I... Read more

Kyler McNaught Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kyler McNaught is a republican running for Oregon's 21st House District.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the choices for the homeless need to be narrowed, why he feels the state GOP is not as supportive as it needs to be and how older republicans need to make way for ... Read more

Valerie Draper Woldeit Interview

Produced for Between Us
Valerie Draper Woldeit is a republican who is running for the 8th Senate District in Oregon.  She talked with Don Merrill about why being bullied in school ties back to her disdain for Critical Race Theory and how she tries to "love on" all kids, why she feels re-establishi... Read more

So, Why Are Rural Counties Republican?

Airs at: Thu, 04/28/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
Let’s talk about the rural-urban divide in America. A 2020 study by Washington University in St. Louis political scientists found that proximity to bigger cities drives the political divide. Researchers found that even with all other individual characteristics constant, a v... Read more