War/Peace

The New Cold War

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the U.S. led NATO has been advancing toward Russia by adding new countries, including Hungary, Poland, Romania, Turkey and placing military bases armed with nuclear weapons in some. NATO's overture to the Ukraine terrified and i... Read more

Imperialism and the War on Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 03/02/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, Imperialism and the War on Drugs: A Conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Read more

Comics Journalism - The Art of the News

Airs at: Thu, 12/30/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The Art of the News is an exhibition of comics journalism hosted by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene and curated by University of Oregon Professor Katherine Kelp-Stebbins.  The show features the work of a wide range of international artists and writers, from ... Read more

Organizing Against Authoritarianism and Climate Chaos

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Max Elbaum on the two existential threats facing humanity -- authoritarianism and global roasting. They discuss how to defeat both, building the broadest of lefts, including segments of the Democratic Party that today might support the sweeping mobil... Read more

Ari Honarvar, author of A Girl Called Rumi

Airs at: Thu, 10/14/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
This is our very first episode of Jonesy. We’ll be bringing you conversations with some of the most interesting people in the world of literature, radio theater, podcasts, music, and humor, on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 11am to 11:30am PT. Our guest today... Read more

Jonesy

You'll meet the most interesting people in the world of literature, radio theater, podcasts, music, and humor here, on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 11am to 11:30am PT. I'm the host of Jonesy, Ken Jones. No relation, by the way. Read more

A People's History - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 09/23/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Mike Konopacki is a longtime labor cartoonist who collaborated with historians Howard Zinn and Paul Buhle to adapt Zinn's book A People’s History of the United States into comics form. Konopacki joined S.W. Conser in July of 2008 to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the... Read more

Mediating Democracy

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
As part of KBOO’s international Day of democracy special programming I sit down with Mike Duerr, a retired U.S. Army Officer who served as a conflict mediator during the course of the U.S./NATO occupation of Afghanistan and Iraq. After his Army service, Mike continued to st... Read more

Welcome, Again, to Negativland

Airs at: Tue, 09/14/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Cartoonists in Afghanistan - Never-Before-Aired Stories

Airs at: Thu, 09/09/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In October of 2010, political cartoonists Ted Rall and Matt Bors joined S.W. Conser in the KBOO studios for a live interview about the unembedded fact-finding trip they took through Afghanistan two months earlier.  Due to time constraints, many of their additional storie... Read more