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

Enforcing Freedom

Airs at: Wed, 01/22/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, it’s part one of our conversation with Kerwin Kaye, an associate professor of sociology, American studies, and feminist, gender, and sexuality studies at Wesleyan University. Professor Kaye is the author of a new book published by Columbi... Read more

Political power in Dineh-tah, with Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 01/22/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Fresh from a week-long trip across the Dineh (Navajo) Nation reservation in the Southwest U.S., regular guest host Jacqueline Keeler will join host Paul Roland to talk about the growing political power of Indigenous Nations in the U.S. and whether the Navajo electorat... Read more

Connecting Women Prisoners with Their Children

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James is joined by Jessica Katz, director of the Family Preservation Project (FPP), and by Shanoa Williams and Vanessa Sherrod, both FPP alumni who were recently released from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.  The Family Preservation Project , a program of the... Read more

Rose City Retrospective, a Hindsight 2020 production

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  A decade is a lot of time to digest, so we’re biting off a more manageable chunks of time, three years, starting after the 2016 election. In this short hour, not everything can be covered, but with the benefit of hindsight we can look at the past and see some patterns em... Read more

Press**Watch

Airs at: Thu, 01/16/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Arun Gupta, journalist and commentator, joins the show from Matamoros, Mexico, where he has been again covering the Trump concentration camps.  Join us as we look at White supremacy in its ascendancy. Read more

Public Health, Harm Reduction, and Recovery in the States

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio we’re going to look at state level efforts to enhance public health, reduce the harms associated with drug use, and support recovery. On Tuesday, January 14, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on En... Read more

Community gives input on Metro's proposed transit plans

Airs at: Tue, 01/14/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  On Monday evening, Metro regional government held a public comment meeting about its proposed transportation funding package for the November 2020 ballot. The multi-billion dollar investment would focus on “corridors” in the region, major thoroughfares that are smaller ... Read more

Public Health in the States

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing January 14 entitled “A Public Health Emergency: State Efforts to Curb the Opioid Crisis.” On this edition of Century of Lies we hear from: Jennifer Smith, Secretary... Read more