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A re-energized labor movement sparks hope

Airs at: Fri, 09/09/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Policy For The People
  In an earlier era, a vibrant labor movement nurtured a broad middle class. But half-a-century ago, under severe attack from corporations, the fortunes of organized labor began to turn for the worse. Right now, though, we are seeing hopeful signs of a revival of union pow... Read more

Portland's Proposed City Charter Change Part 3

Airs at: Mon, 09/12/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Now that election season is really upon us, it's a good time to take another look at the proposed changes to Portland's city charter, which will be on this November's ballot. These changes will be quite dramatic, not only changing our  city government from a commission to a... Read more

KBOO's 2022 Citizen's Agenda Survey is out now!

Produced for Evening News
  It's 2022, and this midterm election season, KBOO is doing our election coverage a bit differently. We want to know what our listeners and community is most concerned about. What do you want candidates to be talking about? Are you most concerned about housing, the enviro... Read more

Undoing Drugs pt 2

Airs at: Wed, 09/07/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Undoing Drugs Pt 2 - A conversation with award-winning journalist and best-selling author Maia Szalavitz whose most recent book Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction has just been released in paperback. P... Read more

Changing Portland's City Government Encore

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on August 1, 2022 This November Portland voters will have an opportunity to vote on a complex measure that would amend the city charter in some drastic ways. The changes include rank voting, expanding the city council to 12 members who would... Read more

Undoing Drugs pt 1

Airs at: Wed, 08/31/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Undoing Drugs Pt 1 - A conversation with award-winning journalist and best-selling author Maia Szalavitz whose most recent book Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction has just been released in paperback. Read more

Alison Perry and the Central Oregon Veterans Ranch

Airs at: Wed, 08/24/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Paradigms
  Paradigms -- In 2012, Alison Perry envisioned Central Oregon Veterans Ranch to be a working ranch that restores purpose and spirit to veterans of all ages. Nine years later the ranch exists just north of Bend in Central Oregon; 19 acres of homestead and land where veter... Read more

Anyone Can Be An Organizer

Airs at: Wed, 08/17/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Rural Roots Rising
  First Episode, S1/E1: Anyone Can Be An Organizer features Brenda Flores with Raíces in Stanfield, Umatilla County, Juan Navarro with Here to Stay in the mid-Willamette Valley, and Monica Pearson with Indivisible North Coast Oregon in Astoria, Clatsop County. We talked wi... Read more

Changing Portland's City Government, Part 2

Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This November Portland voters will have an opportunity to vote on a complex measure that would amend the city charter in some drastic ways. The changes include rank choice voting, expanding the city council to 12 members who would each represent one of four districts, and s... Read more

International Overdose Awareness Day is Aug 31 #EndOverdose

Airs at: Wed, 08/17/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31. We talk with Haven Wheelock, Drug Users Health Services Program Supervisor at Outside In in Portland, Oregon. Plus, we hear from Professor Leo Beletsky with Northeastern University School of La... Read more