Economy

Drugs and Development

Airs at: Wed, 09/16/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Drug Regulation and Development. The nonprofit Health Poverty Action recently began a webinar series entitled A World With Drugs: Legal Regulation Through A Development Lens. They held the first webinar in this series recently, Drugs are a Deve... Read more

Library Cuts

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond and Joe Clement talk about worker response to threatened staff and service cuts in the Multnomah County library system. They note that the library has no shortage of funds and that both workers and the community will be severely affected. In particular they foc... Read more

DNC and the Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Marianne Lavelle, a journalist who has the national politics beat on the publication Inside Climate News, an important web source for those concerned with climate change and preventing climate cataclysm and mass death.  They discuss: (a) Democratic P... Read more

State Rep. Mark Meek hosts town hall on Clackamas County coronavirus response and recovery

Airs at: Wed, 09/02/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In the evening of September 1st, State Representative Mark Meek held a live telephone town hall to address the concerns of the people of Clackamas County around the coronavirus. Meek represents House District 40 which encompasses Oregon City, Gladstone, Johnson City, Jen... Read more

Author Thom Hartman on his new book The Hidden History of Monopolies: How Big Business Destroyed the American Dream

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth
  Author Thom Hartman spoke with KBOO's Althea Billings about his new book The Hidden History of Monopolies: How Big Business Destroyed the American Dream which launches virtually on August 25th with Powells. The book covers how American monopolies dominate, control, and c... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 24, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts the Old Mole which includes the following segments:   Will He Go? Bill Resnick interviews Lawrence Douglas, Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Amherst College about his book Will He Go?  Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown ... Read more

Labor Radio on 08/17/20

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hosts Michael Cathcart and Elliott Gilliland explain how Trump's authoritarian attack on mail-in voting and the Post Office is, at its core, an attack on working people. They provide context for the long-standing bipartisan desire to privatize the Post Office; explain how t... Read more

Saving the USPS

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers talks with Jamie Partridge, of KBOO's own Labor Radio. Jamie Partridge is also a retired postal worker, a labor activist, and a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers. He talks with Desiree about the fallout from the appointment of Trump ... Read more

Presswatch on 08/13/20

Airs at: Thu, 08/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
Here's a lovely KBOO podcast for you.  Teressa Raiford graciously agreed to an interview despite her ferocious schedule, so you get to hear from the founder of Don't Shoot Portland, an activist who has spread the power of knowledge, and courage, and caritas, to benefit ever... Read more

Portland Mercury Editor details the paper's adaptation to the COVID era

Airs at: Wed, 08/12/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Much has been said about the impact of coronavirus restrictions on small businesses. The uncertainty has been trying, and many businesses have had to adapt or close entirely. But what about small media organizations? The Portland Mercury has been a fixture of the Portla... Read more