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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By a KBOO member: WHAT I WISH WOULD HAPPEN: That the prep school Kavanaugh type a--holes finally get their comeuppance. That Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a head and the people who have been brutalized, assaulted, hu... 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

Filmmaker Josh Tucker discusses Alaska's proposed pebble mine

Airs at: Thu, 04/18/2019 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Part 1 of KBOO reporter Emily Gresham Beamer’s in-depth interview with Filmmaker Josh Tucker, about the Pebble mine proposed in southeast Alaska, and his documentary ‘We can’t eat gold’.   The proposed open-pit gold mine, located in Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed, would be ... Read more

Resist Like Our Lives Depend On It

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Join us for a conversation with Michael G. Long, editor of the new book We The Resistance: Documenting a History of Nonviolent Protest in the United States. Compiling first hand accounts of non-violent resistance movements from 1657 through the present, Michael Long contex... Read more

Clean Energy Jobs Earth Day Update

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This Earth Day was supposed to be the day that Oregon's Clean Energy Jobs bill was signed into law. Instead, while industry groups try to water down the bill, environmental groups are still lobbying Oregon legislators to pass the strongest law possible. They are being urged... Read more

An Interview on the Inside

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Isabelle Sinclair in an interview with currently incarcerated aspiring writer Damon Lee Petrie. Damon has been incarcerated at Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) for the past 26 years, and shares his insight about life within the prison system, and about the fundamen... Read more

PTSD, Psychedelics, and Medical Cannabis

Airs at: Sun, 04/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we speak with Arnold Diehl from Floridians For Freedom about their marijuana legalization initiative; with Bryan Krumm, NP, about medicinal cannabis and PTSD; and with Rick Doblin, PhD, executive director and founder of MAPS, about psychedelics,... Read more

Strikes Work!

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Appearing at the Trouble Makers School in Portland before more than 200 union members, stewards and activists, Barbara Madeloni discussed the national picture for public pchool teachers organizing and how and why strikes work.  Madeloni is the Education Coordinator at Labor... Read more

2019 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Cecil and Celeste talk to this year's winners of the Physicians for Social Responsibility's Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship.  Read more