Elections

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

Survey offers Portlanders a chance to weigh in on new government structures

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Portland has a form of government that is unique for both major cities, and the modern era. It’s a commission style of government, where the mayor has extra power and all the commissioners are elected in at-large elections, meaning the whole city votes for them. Most oth... Read more

What Biden's 2-hour Press Conference Says About Beltway Coverage of White Supremacy and Republican Obstructionism

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
One thing that beltway reporters in our nation’s Capitol would not ask yesterday during the two-hour press conference is the role of White Supremacy and how it causes Republican obstructionism. And even denial that Trump lost the election and that Biden is president of the ... Read more

American standoff with Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Thu, 01/06/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Public Affairs
Today, on the one-year anniversary of January 6th Capitol insurrection. Join host Jacqueline Keeler to AMERICAN STANDOFF. today Jackie will look at how white supremacy is the virus that is driving a lot of inaction (climate change/COVID/social justice) and instability in th... Read more

Oregon DA Candidates Promise Reform

Airs at: Mon, 01/10/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
District Attorney candidates Spencer Todd, Marion County, and Brian Decker, Washington County discuss their platforms as Safety & Justice Oregon provides an overview of their “8 Steps to Justice” a practical guide for progressive District Attorneys. This December 2021 event... Read more

Reflections on a Trying Year

Airs at: Mon, 12/27/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A year ago, we let go of 2020 with the hopes for a much better 2021. And 2021 started out promising, for the first five days. Then came the Capitol Insurrection, the Republican surrender to total Trumpism, record-breaking weather disasters, disastrous fires and two new surg... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 13, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Time to get it Right: Johanna Brenner interviews Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) President, Elizabeth Thiel, about how their union proposes to solve a staffing crisis... Read more

Dispatch from Venezuela

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Luisa Martinez was part of a small DSA (Democratic Socialists of America) electoral delegation for the Venezuelan national elections on November 21st. Hear her second Dispatch from Venezuela, assessment on the political situation in the country currently, and possible lesso... Read more

Organizing Against Authoritarianism and Climate Chaos

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Max Elbaum on the two existential threats facing humanity -- authoritarianism and global roasting. They discuss how to defeat both, building the broadest of lefts, including segments of the Democratic Party that today might support the sweeping mobil... Read more

Greg Palast on voting rights, Occupy, Afghanistan and Steve Donziger

Airs at: Wed, 09/22/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    We are thrilled to have investigative reporter extraordinaire Greg Palast back on KBOO Talk Radio for yet another Membership Drive special!! Greg has helped us out almost too many times too count over the years, appearing on many different shows, but especially on Voi... Read more