Women

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 11/27/20

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
The results of the November election have given us all, well most of us, cause for hope. Hope for a saner, kinder, and healthier world. There’s still worry and stress, and that might always be the case, but we’re starting to see blue skies beyond the dark clouds, and bright... Read more

Mobilizing Beyond Universal Preschool

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this follow-up to the successful passage of the Universal Preschool ballot measure in Multnomah County, Jan Haaken talks with organizers Emily Golden-Fields, Olivia Pace and Sahar Muranovic about next steps for the campaign in expanding access to childcare and the rights... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 23, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes:    Rebuilding the Left in the US: Bill Resnick interviews Bhaskar Sunkara, the founder/editor of Jacobin, about what the left can do to push the Biden Administration over the next year to address working peo... Read more

The Gap: Phone problems! No Nuance November! Loneliness!

Airs at: Fri, 11/20/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap*, Tammy and Althea encounter some technical "confusion" (snafus?). In the meantime, Althea and our engineer Sonia discuss the "No Nuance November" trend on TikTok, and doing our best to only offer a little explanation on our takes. We then move... Read more

Buscando America on 11/17/20

Airs at: Tue, 11/17/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En este programa hablamos con Punany Squad una colectiva de mujeres y para mujeres que se identifican con la música y el dance hall, twerk y perreo, con un enfoque feminista y de empoderamiento de la cuerpa.  También recordamos la poética de Gabriela Mistral y transmitim... Read more

Anti-Racism author Kenrya Rankin

Airs at: Thu, 11/12/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
With Joe Biden’s victory in last Tuesday’s presidential election, a new administration takes charge in January, and they’ll be facing some pretty big challenges. Along with COVID-19, climate change, and the battered economy, the unmasking and encouragement of racism and whi... Read more

The Gap: Epistemology of voter fraud and Parler's pitfalls

Airs at: Fri, 11/13/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the impossibility of proving a negative and the new-ish social media platform aimed at free speech, 'Parler.' We discuss how, when it comes to voter fraud, it needs to be proven that it exists, not that it doesn't exis... Read more

Diversifying Power

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have won the election and despite Donald Trump's ongoing hissy fits, tens of millions of Americans are celebrating this victory for democracy. Yet this victory is attenuated by the millions of Americans who still voted for Trump and the other lea... Read more

Buscando America on 11/10/20

Airs at: Tue, 11/10/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta emisión hablamos de las más recientes elecciones en EEUU y conversamos con el columnista Javier sierra sobre lo que se avecina en temas medio ambientales.  Desde Riobamba Ecuador, hablamos con Cayetana Salao aka Caye Cayejera rapera y activista social por los de... Read more