Activism

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

On-air protest

Airs at: Fri, 10/18/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
You’re tuned in to Pacific Underground. In solidarity with the multiple generations of KBOO POC programmers and volunteers who have asked for systemic and cultural change at KBOO, we bring you week one of our on-air protest.   We stand in solidarity with KBOO’s POC caucus... Read more

Multnomah County Commissioners hold public hearing on energy goals; Pacific Power criticized by activists for doing too little

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  This week the Multnomah County Commissioners held a public hearing on the progress towards the county’s 100 percent clean energy goal. The county a major energy consumer, and at the hearing, Portland General Electric, Northwest Natural and Pacific Power gave presentation... Read more

"When in Doubt, Make Music."

Airs at: Wed, 10/23/2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
Suzanne LaGrande talks to award-winning composer, singer, performance artist and founder of the Big Mouth Society, Emily Lau. Big Mouth Society is a community-supported collective of musicians that that celebrates a diversity of viewpoints and furthers social discourse by ... Read more

Positive Charge! PDX: Organizing for a Kinder World

Airs at: Wed, 10/23/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The RadioActivist
Today on The Radio Activist, Suzanne LaGrande talks to Rhona Feldman, Ruthie Matinko-Wald, and Bonnie Berg, members of Positive Charge! PDX about their efforts to create the peace and kindness they want to see in the world. Positive Charge! PDX is a local volunteer group, o... Read more

Positive Charge! Pdx: Organizing for a Kinder World

Airs at: Wed, 10/23/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The RadioActivist
Today on The Radio Activist, Suzanne LaGrande talks to Rhona Feldman, Ruthie Matinko-Wald, Ruthie Matinko-Wald, members of Positive Charge! PDX about their efforts to create the peace and kindness they want to see in the world. Positive Charge! Pdx is a local volunteer grou... Read more

Rahab's Sisters benefit promises laughs

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Rahab’s Sisters is a nonprofit which works to serve those marginalized by poverty, houselessness, sex work, violence or substance use. Every Friday, they open their doors to women and people whose gender identity makes them vulnerable, offering a hot meal, a safe space a... Read more

Cider Riot owner stresses the importance of a safe haven for advocacy groups

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Following the recent death of activist and Cider Riot Cider-house patron, Sean Kealiher, and a tumultuous summer of clashes with far-right extremist groups, Cider Riot owner Abram Goldman- Armstrong has weathered on.  He’s stressing the importance of providing a safe hav... Read more