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Earth Day Special Programming

  On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and... Read more

Launch of the European Union Drugs Agency

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Launch of the European Union Drugs Agency. The European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction was the European Union’s drugs monitoring agency. Technically the EMCDDA is no more but it hasn’t closed, it’s changed: The EMCDDA is now call... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 22, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  This episode is hosted by Frann Michel and features the following segments:   Left & the Law: Kamala Harris Vice President Kamala Harris faces renewed scrutiny as calls intensify for Joe Biden to step down from the presidential race. Whatever the outcome of DNC jockeyi... Read more

Criminalizing Columbia River Indians

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Celilo Wy’am guest Mole Lana Jack interviews Yakama fisherman and fishing rights activist Andy Sohappy about resisting and navigating a gauntlet of colonial agencies, jurisdictions, and police that collectively criminalize, impoverish and imprison Native fishers exercisi... Read more

Left and the Law: Kamala Harris

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Vice President Kamala Harris faces renewed scrutiny as calls intensify for Joe Biden to step down from the presidential race. Whatever the outcome of DNC jockeying and the fate of Biden, Harris has clearly risen in stature and is subject to considerable speculation befor... Read more

Cleaning Up Hanford

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  The most contaminated place in the western hemisphere is right here in our backyard, the Hanford Site in Eastern Washington, the global birthplace of both nuclear energy and nuclear bombs. During WWII, the area was confiscated from Native Tribes without their consent and... Read more

A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins in Ireland

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins in Ireland. The government of the Republic of Ireland formed a Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use in 2023 to quote consider the legislative, policy and operational changes Ireland could make to signif... Read more

Incarceration and Crime

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Incarceration and Crime. Host Doug McVay is joined in conversation with Nazgol Ghandnoosh, PhD, Co-Director of Research with The Sentencing Project and co-author of a new report from The Sentencing Project entitled Incarceration and Crime... Read more

The Great River: The Making & Unmaking of the Mississippi

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For thousands of years Native peoples made their homes in the Mississippi watershed, that spans nearly half of what is now the United States. They respected the “great river” and lived peaceably alongside it. But when European settlers arrived they upended Native lives and ... Read more