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2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

Evening News on 12/02/20

Airs at: Wed, 12/02/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Governor Brown unveils her proposed budget and policy agenda for the next two years;  A federal judge says the Portland Police used excessive force in violation of a court order during protests on June 30th;  And, the Trump Adm... Read more

Petition to demilitarize Portland Police advocates end of military-style training and weapons on the force

Airs at: Tue, 11/24/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  A local petition to demilitarize the Portland Police has been gaining traction, with signers including veterans groups, faith-based communities and environmental advocates.  KBOO's Ethan Sandweiss spoke with Alison Cole, the petition's administrator about what demilitar... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: Episode 09 with Jodi Darby

Airs at: Wed, 11/25/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Jodi Darby Jodi Darby is a media artist, activist and educator specializing in experimental video and photography.  Her work reflects an interest in re-purposing history, mapping the changing North American landscape and finding beauty in that which has been discarded and ... Read more

Alec Karakatsanis on why abolishing police will change society for the better

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Despite pushback from police associations, movements to defund, reimagine and abolish the police have gained traction in 2020. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Alec Karakatsanis, the head of the Civil Rights Corps, about why abolishing the police is not an unreasonable ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 16, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg hosts the show today, which includes the following segments: What is to be Done? Bill Resnick speaks with David Dayen, the editor of the  American Prospect, a bi-monthly magazine on U.S. Politics.  They discuss the many opportunities President-elect Bide... Read more

What is to be Done

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with David Dayen, the editor of the American Prospect, a bi-monthly magazine on U.S. Politics.  They discuss the many opportunities President-elect Biden will have through executive privilege to circumvent a Republican-controlled senate and the fiscal ha... Read more

Progressive Elected District Attorney of Los Angeles County

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The most important criminal justice race in the November election was the race for District Attorney of Los Angeles County, the nation’s largest local prosecutorial district.  Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles helped defeat incumbent Jackie Lacey and elect progressive candidat... Read more

The Left and the Law

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker survey some of the victories in the November elections for criminal justice reform. They also discuss the criminal case against human rights attorney Steven Donziger-- ultimately for holding Chevron responsible for its heinous oil mining practic... Read more

BLM and Defend Democracy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers speaks with Ray Austin, an organizer with Portland's Black Lives Matter movement and Diane Meisenhelter of the Defend Democracy Coalition, about ongoing organizing to defend democracy as the 2020 election season winds down.  Read more