Environment/Climate

Oil and LNG Trains on the Rise?

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
While the Pacific Northwest and the rest of the world is wracked by the COVID-19 pandemic, another kind of pandemic threatens our region - an increasing number of oil trains, each loaded with 3 million gallons of crude oil, traveling down the Columbia River and through Port... Read more

Evening News on 06/24/20

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: MAX killer Jeremy Christian is sentenced to life imprisonment; The Oregon State Legislature convenes for a special legislative session; And in national news, three men have been indicted in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.   Read more

Methane Madness

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In the wake of proposals to build unpopular massive LNG and methanol projects around the Northwest, the gas industry feels like it's under attack. In fact a PR campaign being promoted by gas utilities in Washington and Oregon claims that their industry is facing an existent... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 22, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of The Old Mole which includes, Trump and the Military: Bill Resnick interviews Garett Reppenhagen, National Director of Veteran's for Peace. They discuss how to stop Trump's efforts to stay in power and do it in part by enlisting the for... Read more

Summer Wildfires and Impending COVID-19 Deaths

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When the Oregon State Legislature goes into a special session this summer to address new COVID-19 policies, medical and public health professionals from across the state are calling on Governor Kate Brown and Oregon lawmakers to include fire and smoke preparedness measures ... Read more

A Two Hour Special with National Book Award winning poet Nikky Finney

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty-first-century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life. National Book Award winner Nikky Finney’s fifth collection contains lighthouse poems, narrative hotbeds, and tre... Read more

Buscando America on 06/09/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta emisión hablamos de las manifestaciones históricas contra del abuso policial y de como ha impactado en otros lugares del mundo. Escucharás mensajes de la juventud y el poderoso mensaje de Jo Ann Hardesty, primera mujer afroamericana como city council en Portland.... Read more

The Plague Brought the Renaissance. What Could COVID-19 Bring?

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past week we are witnessing the confluence of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic collapse and unprecedented widespread, militant demonstrations expressing anger and grief over the death of George Floyd—the most recent manifestation of the systemic racism that permeates th... Read more

Pandemic Recovery, or Not

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Yeva Nersisyan, a progressive economist, in part 2 of a two part interview on the COVID crisis. In the first part they discussed the way the Trump regime has dealt with the economics of the crisis, by giving major corporations and finance great gobs... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 1, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour, which includes these segments: Pandemic Recovery, or Not: Bill Resnick speaks with Yeva Nersisyan, a progressive economist, in part 2 of a two part interview on the COVID crisis. In the first part th... Read more