COVID19

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Sheri Fink Interview

Produced for Between Us
During Katrina, doctors at Memorial Hospital in New Orleans had to make the same kind of life & death choices US doctors may soon have to make regarding covid-19 patients. Sherri Fink, a well respected medical professional and writer, wrote about the Memorial Hospital crisi... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this home-recorded episode and we hear: Jazz and Justice: Bill Resnick and black Marxist historian Gerald Horne talk about the politics of jazz. Operation Homestead: From the Old Mole archive, Desiree Hellegers talks with Seattle housing activists about p... Read more

Medicare for All would handle pandemic differently: a conversation with Professor James Khan

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
    As COVID-19 turns public attention to the American healthcare system, and by extension, its shortfalls, discussions around Medicare for all and plans like it are more relevant than ever. The question of how a single-payer system might respond differently to this typ... Read more

U.S. sanctions on Iran further impairs COVID-19 response

Airs at: Thu, 03/19/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Iran is ranked third worldwide in terms of impact of the COVID-19 pandemic after China and Italy, but has largely been ignored by Western media. The situation in Iran is exacerbated by sanctions by the United States, which have crippled the Iranian economy, including the... Read more

Why Unionize ?

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Adrienne Enghouse, president of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, returns to Labor Radio to talk union.   How can we help young people organize and fight for transformative changes at work?  How will organizing change as the economic recession and Co... Read more

PDX COVID19 Mutual Aid

Airs at: Thu, 03/19/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Local community organizers have created a group called Portland COVID 19 Mutual Aid. You can join the group on Facebook, or sign up to volunteer or to ask for help. On the KBOO website, you can go to kboo dot fm slash covid 19, and look for the Resource list. There you w... Read more

Community Supported Agriculture, Food Forests, & Cookbooks

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
We’re all stuck at home trying to slow the spread of COVID 19. Our lives are disrupted and most things are closed including restaurants, bars, and the KBOO studio. Given these strange circumstances, this Food Show episode discusses strategies to address community food secur... Read more

Katie Hopkins | Britain's Most Hated Person

Airs at: Tue, 03/17/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
Katie Hopkins is relatively new to us in the US.  However, in the UK Katie is known for being Britain’s most hated person due to her unapologetic outspoken views, she does not conform to PC convention.  Katie has admitted that her opinions have made her unemployable in the ... Read more

Oregon #COVID19 Resource List

To add resources to this list, email web@kboo.fm Advocacy & Mutual Aid Efforts Link Type PDX Covid19 Mutual Aid Facebook group shorturl.at/cuKM8 Local group forming to support community members with free ... Read more

Mutual Aid in Time of Pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  3rd Wednesday co-host Sara from Portland Assembly joins Paul to talk about the PDX Covid-19 Mutual Aid Network and other efforts to provide direct assistance with shopping and other forms of collective self-help. At least two Facebook groups have sprung up recently to pr... Read more