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Bob Niemeyer Interview

Produced for Between Us
Bob Niemeyer is running for the Oregon House District 35 seat in 2020.  When I last interviewed him in 2016, he was criticizing the Oregon legislature for what he called some of its "stupid" behavior.  Four years later, he now feels that behavior is uncontrollable, like tha... Read more

January 28, 2020: Ten Year Anniversary of Aaron Campbell; and Group in Wyoming Calls for Justice and Police Oversight

Airs at: Tue, 01/28/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      On this week's show, we hear from the Stop the Violence event held on Saturday, January 25 at Maranatha Church in NE Portland, marking the ten-year anniversary of the police killing of Aaron Campbell. Campbell's death was the latest in a series of police killings t... Read more

Jeff Smith Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jeff Smith is a Republican who is running for the US House of Representatives in District 2 in the 2020 election.  He talked with Don Merrill about what his party needs to do to flip 100,000 independent voters in Multnomah county, whether he is splitting the vote in favor o... Read more

Undocumented Oregon immigrants share their stories in "Dreams Deferred" at the Oregon Historical Society

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Thousands of undocumented immigrants in Oregon have been living in the shadows. But now, as the Supreme Court may soon hear the DACA case this year, some are coming out and telling their stories. Many came to the U.S. when they were young, and have built their lives her... Read more

The Royal Abduls by Ramiza Shamoun Koya

Airs at: Thu, 01/30/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
On today’s show, our guest is Ramiza Shamoun Koya, author of the new novel The Royal Abduls, from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press, in conversation with Joanna Rose, Portland-based writer and teacher, and author of the award-winning novel Little Miss Strange. Ramiza’s fictio... Read more

Hindsight 2020

What is Hindsight 2020? On January 21, KBOO will be devoting a day to debriefing the last three years. So much has happened, and going into the 2020 election season, we think it’s important to catch up. Under President Trump we have been inundated with scandals and informa... Read more

Border eyewitness recounts cruelty of Migrant Protection Protocols

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Trump Administration's Migrant Protection Protocols do everything but protect migrants. That's according to Mariah Carlson, who saw first-hand the situation on the border near Brownville, Texas. KBOO's Yasemin Cobanoglu spoke with Carlson about her experience. Phot... Read more

The Magical Language of Others

Airs at: Thu, 01/16/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “In The Magical Language of Others, E.J. Koh writes of the boundary between anonymity and naming, between absence and abandonment, between cruelty and safety for four generations of mothers and daughters, each speaking with an occupied heart and crossing narrative border... Read more

Buscando America on 01/07/20

Airs at: Tue, 01/07/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
El Ejercito Zapatista de Liberación Nacional cumplió 26 años y en esta emisión escucharás las palabras del Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés. Continuamos con lo que sucedió en el 2do Encuentro de Mujeres que luchan. Karen Torrente presenta Voces ke luxan sobre lo que sucedió ... Read more

Buscando America on 12/31/19

Airs at: Tue, 12/31/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Estuvimos presentes en el segundo Encuentro de Mujeres que Luchan; un encuentro organizado por el EZLN contra la violencia de género y que reunió diversos colectivos feministas de 49 paìses  para intercambiar  experiencias y realizar propuestas para hacer frente lo que nos ... Read more