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Check our list of Oregon COVID19 resources. Click here for our daily 5 minute COVID19 news podcast in English Click here for our daily 5 minute COVID19 news podcast in Spanish   KBOO's Daily COVID-19 News Updates from March 2020 - May 8 2020 What to do - flatten the curve... Read more

Kaiser Nurses Ready to Strike

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hannah Winchester and Sarina Roher, local leaders of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (OFNHP), explain why their members recently voted 96% to authorize a strike against Kaiser Permanente and how the community can support safe staffing and quality he... Read more

Recovery center offers supportive vaccine clinics to community

Airs at: Fri, 10/22/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  About 67% of Oregonians have gotten at least one dose of their vaccine so far. OHSU predicts that the state could reach herd immunity by the end of December if current vaccination and infection rates continue. But vaccination efforts are still underway, and experts say i... Read more

The People's Depot provides bottle redemption for and by canners

Airs at: Thu, 10/14/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Canning, the collecting kind, is an important source of income for many people, but the locations and options for where to exchange cans and bottles shrunk when the COVID pandemic hit. The People's Depot has grown to fill that gap, providing bottle redemption centers by ... Read more

Speaking Truth to Power

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Science has been under attack in a big way for the past few years. But while most of us are focusing on right wing attacks on mainstream science such as climate chaos and Covid vaccines, there is a longer history of scientists who are persecuted for challenging mainstream p... Read more

Author Thom Hartmann on the Hidden History of American Healthcare

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The coronavirus pandemic has in many ways, laid bare the fundamental flaws with the American healthcare system. The prohibitive cost of care, pharmaceuticals and insurance are a few that come to mind. And while the shortcomings of the American system have taken their tol... Read more

ONU: Advierte de muertes de niños afganos por falta de alimentos, 140 premios Nobel y ex jefes de estado firman carta y piden a Alemania apoyar exención de derechos de propiedad intelectual de vacunas COVID, EU: Aumentan casos a 170 mil por día 09/14/20

Airs at: Tue, 09/14/2021 at 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Produced for Noticias en español
Breve Informativo sobre el COVID-19 de las últimas noticias locales, nacionales e internacionales sobre el COVID-19, relevantes para la comunidad latina de Oregon. Hoy martes 14 de septiembre del 2021.    Se han recuperado y sobrevivido al COVID-19, más de  doscientos dos ... Read more

Remembering Palesa Mofokeng, South African healer who died of Covid: An interview with her adoptive mother Kendall, Portland movement photographer and organizer with Buddhist Peace Fellowship

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers speaks with Kendall, street/movement photographer, professor, and organizer with Portland Buddhist Peace Fellowship, about the life and death of her daughter Palesa Clementina Mofana Kendall Mofokeng, a sangoma and LPN – of Covid– amid riots in South Afric... Read more

Power

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Pollution, overconsumption, resource depletion, habitat destruction, overpopulation have all led to our current climate crisis. And power is at the core of the problems confronting humanity. How have human beings—one species among millions—become powerful enough to threaten... Read more

Reino Unido: Vacunará a niños de 12 a 15 años, Grecia: Impone restricciones para entrar a lugares públicos, EU: Tribunal apoya prohibición de mascarillas escolares de Ron DeSantis, Cuarentenas y notificación de infecciones preocupa a padres, 09/13/2021

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Produced for Noticias en español
Breve Informativo sobre el COVID-19 de las últimas noticias locales, nacionales e internacionales sobre el COVID-19, relevantes para la comunidad latina de Oregon. Hoy lunes 13 de septiembre del 2021.    Se han recuperado y sobrevivido al COVID-19, más de  doscientos dos m... Read more