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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

Conversation with OPAL Organizers about Gentrification, Transportation, and Environmental Justice

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
"Nothing about us with out us!" That is a statement that began as a grass roots chant for equity. KBOO reporter Jasmine Moneymaker spoke with Hyung Nam, Executive Director of Opal PDX and Shawn Fleek, Community Engagement Director of Opal PDX about what the chant means, Po... Read more

Greg Palast Returns

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Reports claim black voter turnout fell for first time in 20 years. But it’s not that black voters are too lazy to come out to vote, it’s that they’re trying to vote and their names have disappeared from voter rolls. Starting in 2013 – just as the Supreme Court gutted the... Read more

Love & Justice: Cornel West

Airs at: Fri, 05/19/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
  From Tamir Rice to Akai Gurley the names of African American men and boys killed by police keep piling up. The lack of a grand jury indictment in the Michael Brown case in Ferguson sparked a protest movement with signs and shouts of “Hands Up. Don’t Shoot” and “Black Li... Read more

Nader!

Airs at: Tue, 05/23/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Abe & Joe welcome former Green Party Presidential candidate Ralph Nader during KBOO's Spring Membership Drive. In Breaking Through Power, Nader draws from a lifetime waging—and often winning—David vs. Goliath battles against big corporations and the United States governmen... Read more

Police Scientist: Michael A. Wood Jr.

Airs at: Fri, 05/19/2017 at 10:00am - 11:30am
  In 2015, former Baltimore Policeman Michael A. Wood Jr. took to Twitter to publicly blow the whistle on the corruption and abuse that he witnessed during his career. "Jacking up and illegally searching thousands of people with no legal justification" "Placing people in... Read more

Shaun King on Voices from the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  The writer and activist joins Jo Ann on KBOO.  Shaun King offers an articulate and historically grounded take on the most pressing problems of the day. This generation has its own challenges—challenges for which we need real and applicable solutions. Instead of wondering... Read more

Moral Imperatives: Chris Hedges

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  As we get closer to Chris Hedges' Portland visit we present an encore of this speech recorded Helena, MT on March 11, 2015. What are individuals to do when faced with a moral imperative? And society at large? Philosophers since ancient times have been wrestling with this... Read more

David Barsamian joins Abe & Joe LIVE FROM KBOO!

Airs at: Tue, 05/16/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
  Abe & Joe are joined in-studio by KBOO favorite David Barsamian during the Spring Membership Drive.  Call in with your support at (877) 500-5266.  Call in with your questions at (503) 231-8187 One of America's most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, Da... Read more