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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

Burn It Down: Women Writing About Anger

Airs at: Wed, 12/18/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Suzanne LaGrande interviews journalist, writer and editor Lilly Dancyger about her recently published collection of essays, Burn It Down: Women Writing about Anger. Dancyger  discusses how and why women's anger has been suppressed, some of the many reasons for women's anger... Read more

Hexing the Patriarchy

Airs at: Wed, 12/11/2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
 Suzanne LaGrande talks with journalist, teacher and renowned feminist writer Ariel Gore about her new book, Hexing The Patriarchy: 26 Potions, Spells and Magical Elixirs to Embolden Resistance. Gore talks about how magic has always been a resource for the disenfranchised a... Read more

February 26, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    On this week's show: --An update on the texting scandal between the PBB and Patriot Prayer, and the Community Listening Session at Maranatha Church --Live interview with members of PSU Student Union about the Disarm PSU campaign and a recent series of forums on the k... Read more

February 19, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/19/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    On this week's show: --The City withdraws from the Joint Terrorism Task Force --Texts are made public between PPB Lt. Jeff Niiya and Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson --Multnomah County prosecutors have been falsifying grand jury results for decades --A report from... Read more

February 12, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/12/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    On this week's show: --A police shooting shut down a large sector of I-84 after cops chased a murder/robbery suspect across state lines from Washington --Public safety bills in the OR State Legislature --Update on the settlement with former Portland Sgt. Gregg Lewis ... Read more

February 5, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/05/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On our inaugural show: --we try to explain the title for the first time of many --The Portland Police Association (PPA) raids AFSCME for workers at the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC) --We take a look at the PPA's legal and lobbying team --Sgt. Gregg... Read more

The World's Largest Methanol Refinery Hits a Roadblock

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For five years the small Washington state community of Kalama has been grappling with spectre of having the world's largest methanol refinery sited at their port. Northwest Innovation Works, a Chinese-backed company, has been trying with little luck to attain the necessary ... Read more