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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

Interview with elder Nancy Red Star, Red Lake Nation

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
On this episode I bring you a world exclusive, an interview with elder Nancy Red Star, citizen of the Red Lake Nation, Minnesota, and currently residing in the Pueblo area of Taos, New Mexico. Renowned author, researcher and filmmaker on the subject of star people and star ... Read more

Petition to demilitarize Portland Police advocates end of military-style training and weapons on the force

Airs at: Tue, 11/24/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  A local petition to demilitarize the Portland Police has been gaining traction, with signers including veterans groups, faith-based communities and environmental advocates.  KBOO's Ethan Sandweiss spoke with Alison Cole, the petition's administrator about what demilitar... Read more

Ep 117. It Takes A Village To Make It Through Another Week

Airs at: Wed, 11/25/2020 at 12:30am - Mon, 11/30/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast

Flipping the Script on the Prison Industrial Complex

Airs at: Mon, 11/30/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews members of Oregonians Against Slavery and Involuntary Servitude (OASIS).  This group is committed to changing the language of the Oregon Constitution to formally ban slavery and involuntary servitude of incarcerated persons.  For more information... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: Episode 09 with Jodi Darby

Airs at: Wed, 11/25/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Jodi Darby Jodi Darby is a media artist, activist and educator specializing in experimental video and photography.  Her work reflects an interest in re-purposing history, mapping the changing North American landscape and finding beauty in that which has been discarded and ... Read more

Six months of Black Lives Matter protests in Portland inspires reflection

Airs at: Tue, 11/24/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Wednesday marks six months since the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Six months later, protesters continue to gather each day to press for racial justice. Charlie Westley is an organizer who has been protesting daily and she reflected on her experience wit... Read more

Giving Back to PDX: Giving Tuesday 2020

Airs at: Tue, 12/01/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
KBOO is grateful to be a part of Willamette Week’s Give Guide for the 5th year in a row. This year on Giving Tuesday we want to embody the spirit of community giving by using the airwaves to highlight nonprofits featured in this year's Give Guide. KBOO Station Co-manager Ce... Read more