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Earth Day Special Programming

  On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and... Read more

Incarceration and Crime

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Incarceration and Crime. Host Doug McVay is joined in conversation with Nazgol Ghandnoosh, PhD, Co-Director of Research with The Sentencing Project and co-author of a new report from The Sentencing Project entitled Incarceration and Crime... Read more

The Great River: The Making & Unmaking of the Mississippi

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For thousands of years Native peoples made their homes in the Mississippi watershed, that spans nearly half of what is now the United States. They respected the “great river” and lived peaceably alongside it. But when European settlers arrived they upended Native lives and ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 15, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Media Watch: Why is the pundit class so desperate to push Biden out of the race? US Guardian correspondent and activist Rebecca Solnit argues that the corporate media is hellben... Read more

A Heatwave Evening with Bill McKibben

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At the start of Portland’s first heatwave this summer at the end of a traumatic week for our nation, longtime climate activist and journalist Bill McKibben came to Portland to speak at a gathering sponsored by the Third Act Oregon. In 2008 McKibben co-founded 350.org, which... Read more

Big Vision for the Willamette

Airs at: Mon, 07/08/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We are blessed in Portland to have a magnificent river flowing through our city. But we haven't always taken the best care of this treasure. Fortunately for many years there have been several civic organizations that have led the way in promoting and producing river cleanup... Read more

People’s Conference for Palestine

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Click here to listen or download segment audio In May, over 3000 thousand activists attended the People's Conference for Palestine in Detroit, Michigan with thousands more joining virtually. The conference, held from May 24th through the 26th, was a place for activists ... Read more

Multnomah County: Reviving Punitive Justice

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Andrés Oswill with Portland for All, an organization with programs that address the root causes of the toughest issues facing Portland. We reflect about Mike Schmidt, who lost his bid for a second term as district attorney of Multnomah County, a... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 1, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Episode Audio: Download or listen to this episode here Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: New Forms of Democracy-Part Two: In part two of their discussion, Bill Resnick interviews Eleanor Finley, an anthropologist, who ... Read more