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2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

News and Public Affairs Day

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2016 at 7:00am - 8:00pm
An all-day special featuring talks and interviews with leading scholars and activists - help support KBOO public affairs during our fall membership drive - call 877-500-5266! The day begins with the award-winning program Democracy Now at 7 am At 8, we feature Pulitzer-Priz... Read more

Does Portland Need More Industrial Land?

Airs at: Mon, 07/11/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland and other Oregon municipalities are required to inventory their employment land periodically as part of the comprehensive planning process.  For decades the city has decided during each inventory process that it needs more industrial land. In the past, Portland ann... Read more

Investigation finds many Portland homeless camps are posted twice or more before a sweep

Airs at: Wed, 06/22/2022 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  A new investigation from Street Roots found that many homeless camps in Portland that are posted for a sweep are actually posted two to three times before the sweep actually happens.  It makes it difficult for unhoused folks to know what to expect, and it makes it diffi... Read more

What is Democracy?

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Frann Michel review the Film "What Is Democracy," which played at the Portland International Film Festival in March of 2019. Director Astra Taylor uses interviews and an examination of the politics of immigration in the US and Europe to illuminate... Read more

War and Fireworks

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant reads excerpts from the article "Rethinking the 4th of July" by Bill Bigelow, from the July 2, 2018 Zinn Education Project website. "Apart from the noise pollution, air pollution, and flying debris pollution, there is something profoundly inappropriate about bl... Read more

Hydrogen: The Latest Unicorn Encore Presentation

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on May 23, 2022 As pressure increases for us to drastically reduce carbon emissions, one attention-grabbing option being promoted is renewable hydrogen. But is hydrogen really the answer to our energy needs or is its promotion largely based... Read more

A new path for Colombia and Latin America? Guest Omar Ocampo discusses the recent election

Airs at: Wed, 06/22/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Omar Ocampo, is a researcher for the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies in D.C. His research interests include wealth inequality, economic democracy, and Colombian-Venezuelan politics Former M-19 guerilla member ... Read more

Buscando America on 06/21/22

Airs at: Tue, 06/21/2022 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa hablamos sobre la Gira Feminista Venezolana en su paso por Portland. CODEPINK: Women For Peace y DSA International Committee se unieron para recibir a Mónica, Anggie y Yolimar. Una nueva caravana migrante se acerca a la frontera de México con USA. Hace unos... Read more

Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Negative (Part 2)

Airs at: Tue, 06/21/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party