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Portland's City Charter Change - What Comes Next

Airs at: Mon, 12/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland voters just made history. With the passage of Measure 26-228, for the first time in over 100 years we are changing our form of government and election system. The City of Portland will be implementing ranked choice voting, preparing to move to a City Administrator ... Read more

The Midterms are over; now what?

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
We dodged a bullet in 2022 mid-year election, with the Democrats strengthening their control of the Senate and narrowly losing the House of Representatives. All pundits had predicted a Republican triumph, and their loss triggered a bloodletting in the Party and jubilation f... Read more

Spotted Owls and Wildfire

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Northern Spotted Owl is the quintessential canary in the coal-mine for older forest ecosystems. It was listed as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act in 1992 because of widespread logging of its old-growth forest habitat. And although wildfires have been blamed... Read more

"That Vegan Show" Interview with Deanna Cintas of Try Vegan PDX and David Michelson of Yes on IP3

Airs at: Fri, 11/25/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
Learn about Try Vegan PDX with board President, Deanna Cintas, and about animal rights initiative IP3 with David Michelson of Yes on IP3 One show, two interviews! Founded in 2008, Try Vegan PDX is a volunteer run 501c(3) based in Portland, Oregon. Our vision is to build an... Read more

Elections and Climate Change

Airs at: Tue, 11/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Democrats fared better in the midterm elections than pollsters predicted and many climate organizations are celebrating the outcome of many races. In Oregon, Tina Kotek narrowly defeated Republican Christine Drazan—an anti-abortion conservative who also promised to gut ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 28, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Midterms are Over; Now what? We dodged a bullet in 2022 mid-year election, with the Democrats strengthening their control of the Senate and narrowly losing the House of Repr... Read more

Jarrett Hobbs Beaten in Jail by Officers / The Political Climate After the Midterms

Airs at: Fri, 11/18/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  On today's show, we talk about the viral video of a Black man named Jarrett Hobbs being beaten in a jail cell. We break down the facts surrounding the police violence as we know them so far, and try to provide a glimpse into how the criminal justice system interacts with... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 15, 2022

Airs at: Tue, 11/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Alternative Institutions in Venezuela: Old Mole Luisa Martinez interviews Sofia Isabel González Ortiz, about a commune that includes a bakery, farm and communal space. Their conversa... Read more

Election Coverage

Airs at: Tue, 11/08/2022 at 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  November 8th 2022, 6 to 9pm, KBOO's special 3-hour election coverage.         Read more

Vote!

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Max Elbaum, on the great set of organizations  – including social, economic, and environmental groups, some unions, and many social movements -- who worked in the 2020 election to elect progressives, Biden and enough Democrats to control the Congress... Read more