Law/Court/Crime

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

PG&E Bankruptcy

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker review the bankruptcy case of Pacific Gas and Electric, the investor-owned utility responsible for over 1500 fires, a number of fire-related deaths, and power outages in California, and how this bankruptcy case... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 21, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Thom Becker hosts this episode of the Old Mole including segments: Street Journalism: Bill Resnick interviews former KBOO news director Lisa Loving  on the craft and importance of local journalism. Flooding on Yankton Sioux Reservation: Desiree Hellegers and Roben White in... Read more

Opioid Overdose Prevention Program

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
With opioid overdose a leading cause of death following prison release, a new program was launched in June 2019 to prevent opioid overdose among women who are released from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, Oregon’s only women’s prison.  Host Karen James interviews Eliza... Read more

A Talk with Joshua Wright of Liberation Literacy

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Isabelle Sinclair for a discussion with Joshua Wright of Liberation Literacy, who, while still incarcerated in Columbia River Correctional Institution (CRCI), helped found their inside/out reading group in 2016. Joshua has also worked with numerous other organizat... Read more

"Close the Camps PDX" holds rally

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  On October 14, the newly formed coalition “Close the Camps PDX” held a rally in downtown Portland today for No Deportations on Stolen Land. KBOO’s Jezaniah Hawthorne reporting. Read more

Thom Hartmann discusses his new book, the House impeachment investigation and how progressives can reform the Supreme Court

Airs at: Thu, 10/10/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host. He is also a New York Times bestselling author of twenty-four books, translated into multiple languages. Thom has a new book, “The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal ... Read more

Lincoln County Community Rights fights back against pesticide ruling

Airs at: Thu, 10/10/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  A court recently overturned Lincoln County’s “Freedom from Aerially-Sprayed Pesticides Ordinance,” ending a two-year ban on the practice. The group Lincoln County Community Rights (LCCR), an intervening defendant in the case and a driving force in its initial passage in... Read more

September 24, 2019: Looking Back at the Police Union's Use of Grievance Arbitration

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      This show is shorter than normal due to KBOO's Fall Membership Drive.  As the city, its people, and its police union gear up to start negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement for rank-and-file officers and sergeants, we are taking a look back through h... Read more

Evening News on 10/08/19

Airs at: Tue, 10/08/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Three people who were injured during a protest in August of 2018 are suing the city of Portland California has signed a bill to allow the distribution of HIV prevention drugs without a prescription And the White House announces... Read more