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

The principal said we have to stop spreading rumors, you guys. Otherwise, no pizza party!

Airs at: Fri, 09/11/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea take a dive into the middle school version of 'fake news': the rumor mill. Is that a more effective rebrand of the fight against mis- and disinformation? Untrue rumors about antifa arsonists starting wildfires in Oregon led th... Read more

Firestorm in the West: A deep look with fire ecologist Tim Ingalsbee

Airs at: Wed, 09/16/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
      Timothy Ingalsbee, Ph.D. is co-founder and executive director of Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics, and Ecology (FUSEE) and is a faculty research associate at the University of Oregon. Timothy began his career as a wildland firefighter for the U.S. Forest Serv... Read more

Drugs and Development

Airs at: Wed, 09/16/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Drug Regulation and Development. The nonprofit Health Poverty Action recently began a webinar series entitled A World With Drugs: Legal Regulation Through A Development Lens. They held the first webinar in this series recently, Drugs are a Deve... Read more

Remembering A Friend

Airs at: Wed, 09/16/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Kevin Zeese was an attorney, writer, and progressive political leader. Kevin passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 5, 2020. On this edition of Free Culture Radio, host Doug McVay remembers his colleague, mentor, and longtime friend who first inspired him to get involved in drug... Read more

Patriotic Dissent: America in the Age of Endless War - Ep 78

Airs at: Tue, 09/08/2020 at 6:30am - Tue, 09/22/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
It's here folks!!  Danny's new book is out first thing tomorrow.  You can find it right here at Heyday Books.  For this episode, Danny and I broke down the book a bit, discussing the differences between Ghost Riders of Baghdad (Danny's first book.  Get it here) and Patrioti... Read more

Buscando America on 09/08/20

Airs at: Tue, 09/08/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En este programa hicimos un recuento de los 100 días de resistencia al abuso policial en Portland. Hablamos con Margara Cervantes sobre el proyecto millonario con miras a la privatización del Bosque de Chapultepec en la Ciudad de México. En Corazón del Sur, Gisela Rodríg... Read more

Library Cuts

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond and Joe Clement talk about worker response to threatened staff and service cuts in the Multnomah County library system. They note that the library has no shortage of funds and that both workers and the community will be severely affected. In particular they foc... Read more

DNC and the Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Marianne Lavelle, a journalist who has the national politics beat on the publication Inside Climate News, an important web source for those concerned with climate change and preventing climate cataclysm and mass death.  They discuss: (a) Democratic P... Read more