Government/Politics

KBOO response to COVID19

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 Mole Variety Hour for April 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts today's show which includes these segments: Environmental Degradation and Covid 19: In the first of a two part interview, Bill Resnick speaks with microbiologist Dr. Michael Friedman, who teaches at the American International College of Arts and S... Read more

Sonia Montalbano Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sonia Montalbano is running as a Circuit Court Judge for District 4, Position 12.  She talks with Don Merrill about how people need to understand the court system when they encounter it, why over-worked legal aid attorneys are a critical piece in the credibility of the lega... Read more

Global pandemic does not slow escalating tensions between the U.S. and Venezuela

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  While coronavirus is spreading across the world and worsening in the United States, President Trump took time from his Wednesday briefing to focus on Venezuela and its role in the coronavirus outbreak, as well as its response within its own borders. The administration al... Read more

Promoting a Progressive Agenda for Oregon in the Face of a Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Just two months ago it looked like the Oregon Legislature was poised to pass a slew of civil rights, environmental and equity bills. But this agenda was blindsided, first by Republican legislators who once again fled the state to protest the cap and trade bill. Their move s... Read more

Abolishing the Northwest Detention Center

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Maru Mora from La Resistencia and Latino Advocacy about the campaign to shut down the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.  This program originally aired in October 2019. More Information: https://www.nwdcresistance.org Read more

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Coronavirus' political implications include threats to turnout and institutional trust alike

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Coronavirus has turned daily life upside down for most people, and its impact on elections and government has been just as dramatic. Many states have moved back their primary dates, changing the course of the Democratic presidential prinary. Governments at all levels, st... Read more

Axis of Hope

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Johanna Brenner interviews Catherine Sameh about her recently published book, Axis of Hope: Iranian women’s Rights Activism Across Borders. Catherine Sameh is assistant professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Both Catherine and ... Read more