Activism

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

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

2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

Old Growth Forests, Wildfire and Climate Chaos

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Even though there are no large fires burning close to Portland this summer, you can still smell the smoke from all the megafires burning from British Columbia to Northern California. This is the new reality we are facing, a confluence of climate chaos, exacerbated by loggin... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 3, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Against Doom: Bill Resnick and Jeremy Brecher discuss the future of human life on this planet in an age of constantly increasing global warming. Bill offers a vision of that future a... Read more

Rural Organizing Project

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To commemorate ROP’s 30 years of outstanding political work in rural Oregon, Norm Diamond talks with Sidra Pierson of the ROP staff. They discuss ROP’s history and underlying vision, the range of issues it takes up, and the impact it has. They talk, too, about an exhibit fo... Read more

Against Doom

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick and Jeremy Brecher discuss the future of human life on this planet in an age of constantly increasing global warming. Bill offers a vision of that future and also contends that two programs, one from our corporate friends, one from the left, are now competing t... Read more

The Film Changing the Narrative Around Wildfire - 'Elemental' Director, Trip Jennings

Airs at: Wed, 09/28/2022 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Coast Range Radio
  Fire is, and always has been, a permanent part of our western landscapes and ecosystems, but the debate and policy prescriptions around how to protect our communities is shockingly disconnected from the science and and on the ground reality. Thats why Ive asked the dire... Read more