Activism

International Day of Democracy

  KBOO is kicking off our 2021 Fall Membership Drive with a News and Public Affairs Day commemorating the International Day of Democracy on September 15th! We'll discuss maintaining and developing democratic process at home and around the world. And looking back at how far... Read more

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

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 27, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive. To view Bette’s photos and learn details about... Read more

Energy Crossroads

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Al Weinrub in the first part of a two-part interview about options for the energy grid. In the first part today, Bill and Al compare decentralized local community energy with the Investor Owned Utility model on costs, reliability, and speed of instal... Read more

Methane Hazards

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Northwest Natural Gas and other fracked gas utilities are spending massive amounts of money on a campaign to promote so-called natural gas as a sustainable and carbon-free fuel for the future. But a recent report, “Methane Gas: Health, Safety, and Decarbonization,” tells a ... Read more

Nabisco Strike Over, the Struggle Continues

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Donna Jo Marks and Mike Burlingham, leaders of the Bakers Union local 364, recap the forty days on strike and how it transformed their members and themselves. Read more

Buscando America on 09/21/21

Airs at: Tue, 09/21/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión hablamos de las crisis migratorias en las fronteras de México con Pueblo Sin Fronteras. Defensores de la justicia pro-migrantes hablan de lo que podría ser una de las deportaciones masivas de solicitantes de asilo más grandes en décadas. Ya esta aquí el Port... Read more

Assault on Abortion

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On September 1st the Supreme Court declined to block one of the country’s most restrictive abortion laws, a Texas state statute that bans the procedure as early as six weeks into pregnancy and which allows civil suits against anyone assisting women seeking abortions. In thi... Read more