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Vanport Mosaic Festival: Sharon Maxwell

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 5:30pm - Thu, 06/01/2017 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
The Vanport Mosaic Festival took place last weekend, commemorating what was Oregon’s second largest city before a flood destroyed it in 1948. KBOO reporter Theresa Mitchell interviewed Sharon Maxwell, a Portland writer and activist, as well as former City Council candidate,... Read more

Lincoln County Spray Ban Reactions

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Yesterday, KBOO reported on the victory of a ballot measure in Lincoln County, Oregon, that bans the aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. It also establishes community environmental rights, pre-empting so-called “corporate rights,” which lead to local jurisdictions... Read more

Lincoln County Aerial Spray Ban Passes

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
A ballot measure has passed in the Lincoln County May Special Election which bans the aerial spraying of pesticides. It also includes language pre-empting corporate rights in favor of community rights, and is the first such law to be passed directly by voters in the nation.... Read more

Interview with Shirley Minor, Daughter of Vanport Survivor

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Today was the last day of the Vanport Mosaic Festival, celebrating the history and impact of Vanport, once Oregon's second largest city before it was destroyed by a flood and neglect in 1948. It was located in the area that is now Delta Park. Shirley Minor's father was pres... Read more

Matt Taibbi & Amy Goodman

Airs at: Wed, 05/24/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Join Theresa Mitchel on the last day of KBOO's Spring Membership Drive as she welcomes Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi and Democracy Now's Amy Goodman to make a last minute pitch for new and renewing members. Read more

Virginia Garcia Opens Hillsboro Clinic

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In the face of deep cuts to health care programs, the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center has expanded to open a new clinic in Hillsboro, Oregon, with community driven, integrated services focusing on OB care, family planning and general women’s wellness. Since it’s foun... Read more

Conversation with OPAL Organizers about Gentrification, Transportation, and Environmental Justice

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
"Nothing about us with out us!" That is a statement that began as a grass roots chant for equity. KBOO reporter Jasmine Moneymaker spoke with Hyung Nam, Executive Director of Opal PDX and Shawn Fleek, Community Engagement Director of Opal PDX about what the chant means, Po... Read more

Nader!

Airs at: Tue, 05/23/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Abe & Joe welcome former Green Party Presidential candidate Ralph Nader during KBOO's Spring Membership Drive. In Breaking Through Power, Nader draws from a lifetime waging—and often winning—David vs. Goliath battles against big corporations and the United States governmen... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 15, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick hosts this membership drive edition of the Old Mole, and we hear: 1. Nick Buxton talks about his book on how corporations and the military are dealing with climate change. 2. Mike Snedeker and Jan Haaken, our Left and the Law experts, review the good, the bad... Read more

The Corporate-Military Approach to Climate Change

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Activist and writer Nick Buxton talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about how the military and corporations are dealing with climate change -- recognizing its reality but protecting only their own interests. Buxton is co-editor of The Secure and the Dispossessed: How the... Read more