Public Affairs

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Earth Day Special Programming

  On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and... Read more

State of Oregon's Environment 2024 - Live Panel

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  On Monday April 22nd, we will be celebrating Earth Day, with a day full of special programming, in addition to a live panel, 2-4pm. Our panel (5-6 people) will be divided in five different areas: *Water *Forests *Global Warming *AI, Evolution, & the Environment *Native ... Read more

Global Citizen International Digest with Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On today's episode: starvation in Gaza; vulnerability of aid workers in Gaza; Democrats on arms aid to Israel; Mexico's president deals with the US and Ecuador; and more. Read more

The Global Citizen - Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Tue, 04/09/2024 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
This week's commentary is on US complicity in Israel's violations of international and US law in Gaza. I call for suspension of US offensive weapons aid to Israel. Read more

Premiere

Airs at: Fri, 04/05/2024 at 9:00am - 9:30am
  KBOO welcomes Let’s Talk! to our family of Public Affairs programs. This is a podcast produced by Portland Community College Accessible Education & Disability Resources Department to facilitate cultural space and awareness of the disabled student body. We explore cultur... Read more

Global Citizen International Digest with Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Thu, 04/04/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Tonight's episodes include US policy in the Israel war; China's food security; North Korea's evasion of sanctions; Hong Kong security laws Read more

The Global Citizen - Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Tue, 04/02/2024 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Today's episode: Reporting on a poll of Gaza and West Bank Palestinians on views of Hamas, the war, and the future. Read more

Global Citizen International Digest with Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Thu, 03/28/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
In this week's edition: Three reports on the global environment (geoengineering; ocean warming; air pollution in South Asia); French views of the Ukraine war; cease-fire prospects in Israel; and more. Read more

Jaye Nasir

Airs at: Fri, 04/05/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
  Jaye Nasir is a writer whose work blurs the line between the real and the unreal. Her poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in many small literary journals, both local and international, including Buckman Journal, Moss: A Journal of the Pacific Northwest, Strange Hor... Read more

Héctor Mejia Zamora - Autobiography, and Oral Tradition

Airs at: Fri, 03/29/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
  As an immigrant from Guatemala, to the USA, Héctor shares with us his experiences about becoming an immigrant in the US.  As a resident of Portland, OR he tells us about his challenges and projects.     Autobiography is also an oral tradition that goes from generation to... Read more