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The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 11, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
It's veterans' day on the Old Mole with host Thom Becker and: Refusal to Obey: Bill Resnick interviews Garrett Reppenhagen of Veteran’s for Peace How Vets Changed the Military: Tom Becker reads from an article by Kevin Basl in Counterpunch Fiction Review: Larry Bowlden re... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 4, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement hosts and we hear: Bill Resnick continues his conversation with Marty Hart Lansberg about the New Deal and the Green New Deal Desiree Hellegers speaks with Cowlitz tribal Chair Bill Iyall about the status of the fights against the proposed Crystal Geyser w... Read more

Unsettling Truths: A Conversation with Independent Presidential Candidate Mark Charles

Airs at: Wed, 10/30/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Dine'/Dutch-American speaker, writer and presidential candidate Mark Charles was recently in Portland for Indigenous Peoples' Day and a campaign event. He sat down with host Paul Roland to talk about his campaign, his new book, Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumani... Read more

The Place of Art in a Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Paris Commune of 1871 proposed that beauty must be a central value of a good society. Clayton Morgareidge explains why, and applies this lesson to a Green New Deal. Read more

Author Chris Ryan talks the myth of progress

Airs at: Tue, 10/22/2019 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Does civilization really mean progress? That’s the question that author Chris Ryan tackles in his new book. Ryan co-authored the bestselling book Sex at Dawn back in 2010, and in his new work he argues that the way forward may be a look backward. Ryan will be at Powell’... Read more

Nadene LeCheminant on her book "The Gates of Eden"

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Bethany Grabow talks with Nadene LeCheminant, author of the book The Gates of Eden. This historical fiction tells the story of Josephine Bell, a seventeen-year-old girl who leaves the slums of Liverpool for a Mormon settlement in Utah Territory in the 1850s, only to fi... Read more

Holocaust survivor Laureen Nussbaum unveils new book

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Longtime Portland resident and Holocaust survivor Laureen Nussbaum has a new book, "Shedding our Stars, the story of Hans Calmeyer and how he saved thousands of families like mine," which details how a German bureaucrat saved over 3,700 Jews in Amsterdam from certain dea... Read more

Sounds Unsound late October 2019

Airs at: Sun, 10/27/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
A show of new music and more...  At 1 am we will have a halloween speical broadcast.. beginning with:  A Halloween treat for lovers of historical true crime. Florence King's essay, "A WASP Looks at Lizzie Borden." Originally published in the National Review in 1992. Prod... Read more

Jack Moloney's Century: A Conversation with Per Fagereng

Airs at: Fri, 10/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  John Shuck speaks with radio host and author, Per Fagereng, about his novel, Jack Moloney's Century. The novel covers the 100 year life of Jack Moloney (1980-2080) as he moves from Ireland to Portland with many stops along the way through the world's transition from abun... Read more

September 24, 2019: Looking Back at the Police Union's Use of Grievance Arbitration

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      This show is shorter than normal due to KBOO's Fall Membership Drive.  As the city, its people, and its police union gear up to start negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement for rank-and-file officers and sergeants, we are taking a look back through h... Read more