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Deflection Programs

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Deflection Programs. As a kind of trade-off when the Oregon legislature recriminalized simple possession of some drugs, the state of Oregon and the majority of Oregon counties committed to setting up what are called deflection programs, t... Read more

Harry Smith and Bill Walton

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Harry Smith is best known as an experimental filmmaker, but he was so much more.  He was a painter and collage artist, a mystic, a student of anthropology, a collector of folk music and indigenous art, and an important — though unsung — figure in the Beat Generation. Ha... Read more

Risk Bonds: So We Don't Pay for an Industrial Disaster

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The gravest risk to Portland and much of Northwestern Oregon is posed by the enormous tank farms that line the North Reach of the Willamette River. These tanks hold 90% of the fossil fuel used in the entire state of Oregon as well as other hazardous substances. When a big e... Read more

People's Summit urges Portlanders to reject militarization during Fleet Week

Produced for Evening News
  It’s Fleet Week in Portland, meaning American and Canadian military ships are parked in the waterfront during the Rose Festival. They’re welcoming visitors aboard the ships, but not all residents are eager to see them there. More than a dozen local community organizatio... Read more

New Jersey Harm Reduction Conference Part One

Airs at: Wed, 06/05/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: New Jersey Harm Reduction Conference Part One. On this edition of Century we hear from Dr. Sheila Vakharia, Deputy Director of the Department of Research and Academic Engagement at the Drug Policy Alliance and the author of The Harm Reduction G... Read more

The fight for the Postal Service, with Jamie Partridge

Airs at: Wed, 06/05/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  The fight for the soul and the future of the US Postal Service has been simmering for some years now, but is starting to boil over with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's 10-year plan, "Delivering for America."  The plan includes the consolidation of local mail processing ... Read more

The Mountain Valley Pipeline

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
According to the fossil fuel industry, the Mountain Valley Pipeline is recognized as a critical infrastructure project, essential for our nation’s energy security and energy reliability. But for communities from West Virginia to Southern Virginia this 300 mile-long pipeline... Read more

LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage | Live Panel 2: Elders

Airs at: Tue, 06/11/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we will be celebrating LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage on Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:00pm, with live panels from our studios, where we will have guests from these communities talk to us about their culture, presence, struggles, and relevance. Calls are welcome, 503-231-8187 ... Read more

LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage | Live Panel 1: The Transgender Experience

Airs at: Tue, 06/04/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we will be celebrating LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage on Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:00pm, with live panels from our studios, where we will have guests from these communities talk to us about their culture, presence, struggles, and relevance. Calls are welcome, 503-231-8187 ... Read more

LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage | Pride Month

  The month of June is Pride month, an opportunity to shine a light on the vast heritage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, intersex, asexual or agender, as well as two-spirit community members.   Join KBOO this June, July and August 2024, as w... Read more