Government/Politics

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

Old Growth Forests, Wildfire and Climate Chaos

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Even though there are no large fires burning close to Portland this summer, you can still smell the smoke from all the megafires burning from British Columbia to Northern California. This is the new reality we are facing, a confluence of climate chaos, exacerbated by loggin... Read more

Managing Risks, Reducing Harms, Saving Lives

Airs at: Wed, 09/28/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Manaqing Risks, Reducing Harms, Saving Lives - Part two of my interview with Claire Zagorski, a harm reduction activist, paramedic, graduate research assistant in translational science at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy, and adjunct... Read more

Guam, the Philippines and the accelerating militarization of the Pacific

Airs at: Wed, 09/28/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Live in-station with Paul Roland and two guests from Gabriela Portland, the local chapter of the Philippine women's movement, Gabriela. Opening audio: Interview with Julian Aguon, an Indigenous human rights lawyer and writer from Guam, on Democracy Now: Agnon will be in... Read more

Discussion on Florida's DeSantis, Hurricanes in Puerto Rico, Palestinian Youth Activism

Airs at: Tue, 09/27/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Rising Up With Sonali
  This week, we will examine what happened when Florida's governor Ron DeSantis sent two charter planes of mostly Venezuelan migrants from Texas to Marthas Vineyard in Massachusetts as what seems to be part of a political stunt. My guest, Mirian Albert, of Lawyers Committe... Read more

The Collapse of Journalism and the Threat to Democracy

Airs at: Tue, 09/27/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Keeping Democracy Alive
  The Collapse of Journalism and the Threat to Democracy. Reporters used to report, now there is virtually no line between media and the national security state. Veteran international journalist Patrick Lawrence on this show notes the big change occurred 9/11; since then w... Read more

Arundhati Roy - The RSS: Fascism in India

Airs at: Tue, 09/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  The realities of India are in sharp contrast with the image it projects internationally. For example, you probably haven't heard of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the RSS. It is a right-wing, Hindu nationalist, paramilitary organization. The RSS, with its millions of m... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 26, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 09/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  For today's show the Moles bring you an episode from our archive, which originally aired on July 14, 2014. Hosted by Frann Michel, the Moles explore debates over left strategies. The show includes musical selections from Bitch Magazine's mixtape of American Protest Music... Read more

Florida's DeSantis Sends Migrants to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts / Bill Maher's View of Slavery

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  In the first half of today's episode, we discuss the political stunt performed by Ron DeSantis where he deceived a group of migrants into relocating to Martha's Vineyard by promising jobs and support that didn't exist. In the second half of the show, we discuss Bill Mah... Read more