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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

Family and community rally for justice after police shooting death of Derrick Clark in Clackamas

Airs at: Thu, 06/30/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On Saturday, June 25th, demonstrators marched near Clackamas Town Center, remembering Derrick Clark, a 24 year-old Black man killed by Clackamas police the week before.  Derrick Clark was a community advocate and teacher-in-training with Insight Alliance, a non-profit t... Read more

Healing Through Hope

Airs at: Mon, 07/11/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Bo Brinson with Brown Hope, Criminon and many other community projects supporting communities of color, formerly incarcerated, houseless and people in recovery and transition.  For more information: www.brownhope.org/www.criminon.com Read more

Fengxian Lucy Balthazaar, Special Olympian and Sawyer Viola, YouTuber

Airs at: Fri, 07/01/2022 at 9:30am - 10:00am
If you would like more information about the Special Olympics of Oregon, go to:  soor.org To find Sawyer's show, go to YouTube and search for Sawyer Viola Show To find the Facebook pages mentioned at the end of the show, search Facebook for:  AWE (Activities With Everyone)... Read more

The Wobblies

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Joe Clement and local wobbly Morgan Miller review the 1979 documentary "Wobblies". (Re-released earlier this year https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0ruK6IQLWc) and remastered by the Museum of Modern Art, Wobblies features interviews with members of the Industrial ... Read more

Class Struggle Unionism

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Class Struggle Unionism: Here is a clip from the Class Struggle Unionism panel at the Labor Notes conference in Chicago 6/17-19. Joe Burns describes the principles of Class Struggle Unionism and what distinguishes the class struggle perspective from the business unions and ... Read more