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

Old Mole Variety Hour on Mon, 06/17/2019, 9:00am to 10:00am

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier and Natasha co-host this episode of the Old Mole: Bill Resnick speaks to Data Engineer Michael Hanna, volunteer Campaign Manager for the Municipal Broadband PDX Campaign and activist with the Municipal Broadband Coalition of America, about how municipal b... Read more

Massimo Mazzucco and American Moon

Airs at: Fri, 06/14/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
As the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 approaches, the nagging question remains: Did it really happen? Were the images seen by hundreds of millions on live television actually from the moon or from a NASA simulator? Italian film-maker, Massimo Mazzucco, in one of the most com... Read more

The Anti-Democratic U.S. Constitution

Airs at: Tue, 06/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The title of this program may come as a surprise to some. The Constitution is considered by many in the United States as a sacred document. Its framers are venerated as demi-gods. The Founders, white men, slave owners and holding property shaped a document that would cod... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 06/13/19

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Voices From the Edge guest host Rachelle Dixon speaks to  Be Kevin Fitts, the Executive Director of the Oregon Mental Health Consumer Association. Kevin will be talking about the "Politics of Mental Health Funding" and new legislation called the Peer Respite Bill, HB 2831. Read more

W.I..N.G.S.: Refugees on the US Border

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Today on Radiozine, we feature an episode from the Women's International News Gathering Service (WINGS). Producer Melinda Tuhus travelled to Arizona, Mexico, and the desert between to interview refugees and good Samaritans about what asylum seekers are fleeing from, what th... Read more

Cutting PERS

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris talks with Mark Brenner about the recent vote to cut PERS benefits. Mark Brenner is the former Director of Labor Notes now currently working at University of Oregon’s Labor Education & Research Center. On May 27th Mark Brenner spoke to Bill Resnick about th... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 10th 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with teacher Rachel Hanes about pedagogy. Part One of of their discussion of public education is here.  Denise Morris talks with Mark Brenner about the recent vote to cut PERS benefits. Mark's earlie... Read more

Trump Threatens to Cut EPA Budget Once Again

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This program originally aired on May 20, 2019 President Donald Trump delivered his budget roadmap with a promise to balance the budget in 15 years, and once again, the Environmental Protection Agency found itself in the Trump administration’s crosshairs, with the White Hous... Read more