Civil Rights/Human Rights

Evening News on 01/20/21

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been inaugurated as the 46th president and vice president, respectively, of the United States; A Portland scientist has found evidence that federal officers used copious amounts of toxic chemical... Read more

The Next Czar

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we look at the people who are being appointed to key drug control policy positions within the new Biden administration. Read more

Inaugurate Justice

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Destiny Houston about the Inaugurate Justice Rally, March and Caravan that will be held on Wednesday, January 20th at Irving Park in Portland, 4-7 pm. Houston is an organizer with Kid-Centered March for Black Lives and is a member of the Defend Democra... Read more

The War on Drugs is Over in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This country’s war on drugs has been a disaster —generating drug violence across the planet and leading to mass incarceration, particularly harming people of color. Yet draconian drug laws and enforcement did not prevent increasing drug use and an epidemic of overdose death... Read more

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On April 12,  1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and nearly 50 other protestors and civil rights leaders were arrested after leading a Good Friday demonstration as part of the Birmingham Campaign, designed to bring national attention to the brutal, racist treatment suffered b... Read more

Episode Nine - The Story of Jon Bair

Airs at: Fri, 01/15/2021 at 7:00am - 7:15am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
On December 31, 1992 SHARPs and neo-Nazis met up on icy streets, with fatal results. Episode 9 tells the story of the New Year’s Eve that changed the life of SHARP member Jon Bair and shifted the balance of the battle to take Portland’s streets back from racist skinheads.  ... Read more

The buck does not stop here - the murder of Vanessa Guillen - Ep 75 (Evergreen)

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
This is a evergreen episode.  It was originally aired on August 26, 2020. The murder of Vanessa Guillen has struck a violent, but unsurprising chord among the progressive community, anti-war veterans as a whole, and the many victims of military sexual trauma, as the activis... Read more

Medical Cannabis In The Time Of Legal Weed

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, host Doug McVay is joined by longtime medical cannabis activist and US Air Force veteran Michael Krawitz to discuss the state of medical cannabis in the US and internationally. Read more

Faith, Community, and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: Faith, Community, and Harm Reduction. We hear from Naomi Burke-Shyne, Executive Director of Harm Reduction International, about The Global State of Harm Reduction; we hear more about harm reduction from Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, Associate Dean for Social... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 11, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments:   After the Coup: Bill Resnick speaks with Norm Solomon about the attempted coup by Trump and his supporters and what opportunities the Biden administration will have following the Geo... Read more