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Sexism within the Media: Project Censored

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  The three hosts discuss among themselves issues of sexism in US society, focusing on the health care system and the media. Later in the program, Julie Frechette of Worchester State University joins the conversation about media sexism and sexual harrassment, especially at... Read more

Negro Comrades of the Crown by Dr. Gerald Horne

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Today, we broadcast our one-hour special with Dr. Gerald Horne, "Sojourner Truth" roundtable regular and professor of history and African American Studies at the University of Houston. Dr. Horne and Margaret Prescod discuss his book, "Negro Comrades of the Crown: African... Read more

Interview with Shirley Minor, Daughter of Vanport Survivor

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Today was the last day of the Vanport Mosaic Festival, celebrating the history and impact of Vanport, once Oregon's second largest city before it was destroyed by a flood and neglect in 1948. It was located in the area that is now Delta Park. Shirley Minor's father was pres... Read more

In A New York State Of Mind...

Airs at: Thu, 05/25/2017 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
We mentioned last time that we were moving back to NYC (the place we grew up); and yes, though we have lived on the West Coast for a very long time, we are reminded by others from time to time that the New York-ness never left...  with that, we felt inspired to play some mu... Read more

Matt Taibbi & Amy Goodman

Airs at: Wed, 05/24/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Join Theresa Mitchel on the last day of KBOO's Spring Membership Drive as she welcomes Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi and Democracy Now's Amy Goodman to make a last minute pitch for new and renewing members. Read more

Saudi Arabia: History & Politics...Madawi Al-Rasheed

Airs at: Tue, 05/23/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Saudi Arabia is a quixotic ally of the U.S., to say the least. Fifteen of the nineteen 9/11 hijackers were from the desert kingdom. In the wake of the attack, the U.S. flew Saudi elites out of the country and then preceded to invade Afghanistan, through no Afghans were i... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 22, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this membership drive episode of the Old Mole, which includes Joe Clement on Banjo and Brian Tokar talking with Bill Resnick about municipal assemblies; Huy Ong of OPAL talking with Desiree Hellegers about Protesting Trimet Policing; Rachel Hanes ta... Read more

Faith-Labor and Jobs with Justice 101

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Joe Rastatter, member of UNITE HERE local 8 and long time local labor activist, is chair of the Portland Jobs with Justice Faith-Labor committee.  Drawing on pro-worker traditions in Christian, Muslim, Jewish and other faiths, Rastatter discusses past and present efforts by... Read more

Civil Disobedience: Project Censored Radio

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  What role can civil disobedience play in the stuggle for social change? Peter explores this question with two guests: first, environmental organizer Tim DeChristopher recounts his experience delaying a federal oil and gas lease auction, and how the legal doctrine of "nec... Read more

Virginia Garcia Opens Hillsboro Clinic

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In the face of deep cuts to health care programs, the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center has expanded to open a new clinic in Hillsboro, Oregon, with community driven, integrated services focusing on OB care, family planning and general women’s wellness. Since it’s foun... Read more