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Roe on the Rocks, Episode 1 Barriers in Texas

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Roe on the Rocks
Roe on the Rocks is a 30 minute 8 part series. The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the U.... Read more

Yes on M112 to End Slavery

Airs at: Mon, 10/24/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James is joined by Sandy Chung, executive director of ACLU of Oregon, and Troy Ramsey with Oregonians Against Slavery and Involuntary Servitude (OASIS). Oregon legislators passed Senate Joint Resolution 10 through both chambers with strong bipartisan support to r... Read more

Mental Health & the Trauma of Incarceration

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Chris Doud, a Portland mental health therapist.  Chris discusses the experiences of people with mental health challenges who become involved with the criminal legal system.  Chris explains the trauma of arrest and incarceration and the special n... Read more

Changing Portland's City Government Encore

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on August 1, 2022 This November Portland voters will have an opportunity to vote on a complex measure that would amend the city charter in some drastic ways. The changes include rank voting, expanding the city council to 12 members who would... Read more

City Charter

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Portland Charter Commission — responsible to evaluate and make recommendations for changes in the structures and operations of Portland city government — has developed ambitious, wide ranging, and sometimes radical proposals that will be approved or disapproved in the N... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 1, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Evicted: Ever get evicted? A lot of people have, especially in a period of rents skyrocketing and people clamoring for apartments, especially in Portland because landlords have had the... Read more

Ground Zero in the Battle for Abortion Rights

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On August 2 Kansans will vote on a constitutional amendment that opens the door to laws banning abortion. Following a Kansas Supreme Court ruling that the Kansas Constitution guarantees a woman’s bodily autonomy and therefore legal abortion (although the court has let stand... Read more

"That Vegan Show" Interviews with Deanna Cintas of Try Vegan PDX and David Michelson of Yes on IP3

Airs at: Fri, 07/22/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
One show, two interviews! Founded in 2008, Try Vegan PDX is a volunteer run 501c(3) based in Portland, Oregon. Our vision is to build and support an inclusive vegan community while advocating for compassion and non-violence towards all beings.  Try Vegan PDX offers educati... Read more