Government/Politics

Lady Danger is Back

Airs at: Sat, 07/30/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Greetings and salutations to all the KBOOs heads out there. I know i've been gone for a while but if you didn't get the memo here it is: moving forward, Lady Danger will be doing her thing on the 5th friday/Saturday of the month! If you need you hardcore DIY punk fix tune ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 1, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Evicted: Ever get evicted? A lot of people have, especially in a period of rents skyrocketing and people clamoring for apartments, especially in Portland because landlords have had the... Read more

Ground Zero in the Battle for Abortion Rights

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On August 2 Kansans will vote on a constitutional amendment that opens the door to laws banning abortion. Following a Kansas Supreme Court ruling that the Kansas Constitution guarantees a woman’s bodily autonomy and therefore legal abortion (although the court has let stand... Read more

Residential Schools, the Doctrine of Discovery, and the Pope's Apology

Airs at: Thu, 07/28/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
On today's AMERICAN STANDOFF, host Jacqueline Keeler will discuss Pope Francis' recent visit to a First Nations; community in Canada and apology for the trauma and harm of tens of thousands of Native children caused by the Catholic Church in residential schools. We'll discu... Read more

Changing Portland's City Government, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This November Portland voters will have an opportunity to vote on a complex measure that would amend the city charter in some drastic ways. The changes include rank voting, expanding the city council to 12 members who would each represent one of four districts, and shifting... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 25, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 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: Inflation and its Cures: Inflation is rising. What’s the cause? What should be done? The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, exactly the wrong cure for this inflation. Bill Res... Read more

Youth versus ODOT

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On May 20, 2022 thousands of Portland students walked out of school to demand bold action to address the climate crisis. The student strike targeted three local "climate villains": Northwest Natural, the Portland Business Alliance, Zenith Energy, and the Oregon Department o... Read more

Inflation and its Cures

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Inflation is rising. What’s the cause? What should be done? The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, exactly the wrong cure for this inflation. Bill Resnick talks to Gerald Epstein, a left economist and professor of economics at University of Massachusetts-Amherst, wh... Read more

Europe's Deadly Heat Wave and the DNA of Colonialism

Airs at: Thu, 07/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
As Europe faces forest fires and record-breaking temperatures, the consequences of climate change must be seen as the direct consequence of the consumption-oriented DNA of colonialism's "progress."     Read more

The Movement to Electrify Everything

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As the climate warms and the need to reduce carbon emissions reaches a crisis level, two issues converge: how do we keep ourselves safely cool during extreme heat waves while also reducing our carbon emissions? On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Greer Ryan, Oregon ... Read more