Activism

KBOO Volunteer Reporters Arrested at Protest

  Press Contact: Althea Billings, News Director newsdirector@kboo.org Two KBOO volunteer contributors, Lesley McLam and Cory Elia were arrested at protests for racial justice in Portland on the evening of June 30th. In a livestream video, McLam and Elia identified themselv... Read more

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

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following features: Uprising 2020—Now What? Bill Resnick speaks with Michael Albert about the current insurgency triggered by the murder of George Floyd and how all the anger and hope could be orga... Read more

Palestine Day of Rage in Portland

Airs at: Fri, 07/03/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Portland supporters of Palestinian equal rights joined dozens of other cities this week in a Day of Rage for Palestine. The protest focus included condemnation of Israel’s annexation attempts in the West Bank. Protest organizers say, "We recognize that this is the latest m... Read more

Where Beaverton City Council lacks responsiveness to the community, Sunrise picks up the slack with open mic

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Protests for racial justice and police reform call on local governments to be on the forefront of change. The protests and their demands have persisted for over a month now. Some city governments are taking the demands more seriously than others. In Beaverton, local act... Read more

Oil and LNG Trains on the Rise?

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
While the Pacific Northwest and the rest of the world is wracked by the COVID-19 pandemic, another kind of pandemic threatens our region - an increasing number of oil trains, each loaded with 3 million gallons of crude oil, traveling down the Columbia River and through Port... Read more

Evening News on 07/01/20

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: In direct violation of a recent court order, Portland Police fired tear gas at protesters and arrested three journalists last night; COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Oregon and across the United States; And in international news,... Read more

Stimulants and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we hear portions of “Tweaking Our Harm Reduction: A Stimulants Webinar.” Participants included:  Dr. Sheila P Vakharia, Deputy Director of the Department of Research and Academic Engagement for the Drug Policy Alliance; Christine Rodriguez, a consultant in drug us... Read more