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Old Mole Variety Hour for January 3, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/03/2022 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: The Radical Right: Alexander Reid Ross is an investigative journalist, who, for nearly a decade, has studied the radical right and the dangers it poses. In 2017 he wrote the book Again... Read more

The Columbia River Crossing Roars Back to Life

Airs at: Mon, 01/03/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In 2014 it was the Columbia River Crossing, a 16-lane bridge carrying Interstate 5 traffic across the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington. After 8 years and almost $200 million in studies, planning and acrimonious debate, the proposed project fell apart. But now it... 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

KBOO'S LET’S TALK ABOUT RACE (LTAR) TAKES HOME NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL AUDIO CONTENT AWARDS in 2021

Portland, OR, December 13 2021 —Let’s Talk About Race , an intergenerational, roundtable discussion of independent national journalists who engage in  rigorous conversations and analysis of news coverage regarding the role race plays in politics, government, the  economy, ... Read more

Homeless, Not Hopeless

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sarah Chivers talks with Karen Morrison, founder and director of Odyssey World International Education Services, a Black-led non-profit that has built a network of community partnerships to support refugee and immigrant families. They discuss the ways that homeless and BIPO... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 6, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 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: Ecological Equity: Most U.S. North Americans support climate action but manage to repress the knowledge that saving a habitable planet from climate roasting will require international coo... Read more

Rebroadcast of Part 1: "This Is Not for You" by Portland activist Richard Brown

Airs at: Thu, 12/02/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
    Richard Brown is a Portland community activist and photographer who has spent decades working to bridge the divide between police and the Black community.  This Is Not for You: An Activist's Journey of Resistance and Resilience traces how and why Brown became an engaged... Read more

NxNE Community Health Center welcomes first Black Medical Director, Dr. Gina Guillaume

Airs at: Wed, 11/24/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  North by Northeast Community Health Center is Oregon's only medical climic devoted to Black and African American health. On November 17th, they welcomed Dr. Gina Guillaume, as the clinic's new Medical Director, the first Black doctor to fill that role.  Dr. Guillaume sp... Read more

Building Community Power

Airs at: Wed, 11/17/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Rural Roots Rising
Building Community Power features Miriam Vargas Corona with Unidos Bridging Community in Yamhill County and Bruce Morris with KPOV, High Desert Community Radio in Deschutes County. They both won victories for human dignity by bringing people together from different segments... Read more

Environmental Justice for Cully Neighborhood

Airs at: Mon, 11/15/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Cully neighborhood in NE Portland is one of Portland’s most racially diverse neighborhoods, with many children and families, and it’s a haven for urban farmers. But it is also home for some of Portland’s most polluting industries. Recently the Owens-Brockway glass recyc... Read more