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DOING TIME LIKE A SPY: John Kiriakou on Air Cascadia

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2017 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Air Cascadia
  This 30 minute special episode of Air Cascadia features the former CIA analyst and Case Officer who was the first U.S. government official to confirm the use of water boarding on captured Al Qaeda members.  He was also the first CIA Officer to be convicted for passing cl... Read more

David Barsamian joins Abe & Joe LIVE FROM KBOO!

Airs at: Tue, 05/16/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
  Abe & Joe are joined in-studio by KBOO favorite David Barsamian during the Spring Membership Drive.  Call in with your support at (877) 500-5266.  Call in with your questions at (503) 231-8187 One of America's most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, Da... Read more

Reagan Redux

Airs at: Sun, 05/14/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: Attorney General J. Beauregard Sessions III talks drug war, while journalist Maia Szalavitz talks sense. Attorney General Memo on Department Charging and Sentencing Policy   Read more

Race & Democracy

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  “Wilmer Leon is one of the few Black prophetic voices in the age of Obama. This book confirms this status – courageous, visionary and consistent!” —Dr. Cornel West   Dr Leon joins Cecile and Celeste during our Spring Membership Drive and offers copies of Politics: Anot... Read more

Palestine to Tacoma Hunger Strike Solidarity

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Fifteen hundred Palestinians have entered their fourth week of hunger strike. They are demanding better conditions in Israeli prisons, including family visits and an end to the practice of holding prisoners indefinitely without charges. In a statement of solidarity, a grou... Read more

Vigil for Keaton Otis on Friday

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Friday, May 12th marks the seventh year since Keaton Otis was shot and killed by Portland Police. The 25-year-old was shot 23 times during a traffic stop on the corner of Northeast Sixth Avenue and Halsey Street near Lloyd Center. Back in 2010, a grand jury found no crimin... Read more

Greg Palast LIVE ON KBOO

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  To kick-off KBOO's Spring Membership Drive, Jo Ann Hardesty welcomes author, reporter and filmmaker Greg Palast.  He told us how the election would be stolen....and then it was.   Greg Palast is an investigative reporter, whose news-breaking stories appear on BBC Televi... Read more

Trump's religious freedom order and the Queer Doc Festival

Airs at: Tue, 05/09/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
    We'll be sitting down with ACLU of Oregon staff attorney Kelly Simon to talk about Prexy Trump's 'religious freedom' order, issued last week. Is it as bad as expected? More nuanced? How might it play out? We're going to explore these questions, and more, with Kelly.  ... Read more

Kent State Massacre Anniversary

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Hundreds of students, survivors and supporters gathered today on the campus of Kent State University in Ohio – forty seven years after US National Guard soldiers killed four students protesting the Vietnam War. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with some of them about their memo... Read more

Executive Order Takes Aim at Johnson Amendment

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Today is the National Day of Prayer in the US, and the president marked the occasion by releasing an executive order that aims to weaken a longstanding law against politicking by religious groups. The so-called Johnson Amendment—named after then-Senator Lyndon Johnson—pr... Read more