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

Steve Poikonen, cohost of Slow News Day / the Free Assange online vigil series - Ep 79

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 6:30am - Wed, 09/30/2020 at 6:30am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Steve Poikonen, host of Slow News Day and co-host of the Free Assange online vigil series, joins us for a discussion on all things Julian Assange (FYI: this was recorded before the recent hearings on Julian’s extradition from the U.K.)  We discuss Steve’s view of NAFTA-driv... Read more

Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Between now and November 2nd, Folk Espresso with host Diane Hunt will feature songs that address the many issues that confront us and contort us as we VOTE to put this country back on a sane course.  Some songs go back to the pen of Woody Guthrie; others were written mere w... Read more

Are we headed for civil war? and other cheery thoughts

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    To call in and join the conversation: 503-231-8187.   Relevant articles:   A wargame designer defines our four possible civil wars. Life in the US Has the Hallmarks of a “Low-Grade War Zone” 2020 is a Warning That Our Civilization is Beginning to Fall Apart   Read more

Buscando America on 09/22/20

Airs at: Tue, 09/22/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  Este programa fue dedicado al auge de las movilizaciones feministas en México, debido al clima de hartazgo y violencia generalizada. Hablamos con Obeja Negra rapera y promotora cultural, así como con Cynthia Martínez chelista y el defensor de derechos humanos del Colecti... 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