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

The Unhealthy State of the U.S. Health Care System, and How to Fix It (Part 2)

Airs at: Sun, 05/19/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
While widely regarded for its scientific and technological advances, the U.S. health care system ranks 37th in the world, giving us the poorest health among all rich nations, even though we are number one in health care spending. Even with ObamaCare, 28 million Americans la... Read more

The Unhealthy State of the U.S. Health Care System, and How to Fix It (Part 1)

Airs at: Sun, 05/12/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
While widely regarded for its scientific and technological advances, the U.S. health care system ranks 37th in the world, giving us the poorest health among all rich nations, even though we are number one in health care spending. Even with ObamaCare, 28 million Americans la... Read more

Press**Watch: prepare for the climate disaster

Airs at: Thu, 02/21/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
I went out on my bike today, for the first time in a month or so.  I needed to move--I have been a bit sluggish lately and it's affecting my health.   I needed that movement and fresh air, and I was rewarded with a beautiful sight of glistening sleet falling in a sun shaft,... Read more

Undoing the Global War on Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
This week, we examine the failure of the global war on drugs and look ahead to the March meeting of the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs. Read more

Pain Management

Airs at: Sun, 02/24/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, the US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee looks at pain management, opioid policies, and the search for alternatives like cannabis. Read more

Gentrification: Engine of Disaster Capitalism

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Portland area residents are currently faced with a slew of development- and gentrification-related policies, but the relationships and dynamics behind the policies are often difficult to see. From government incentives for re-development to international companies spe... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 18, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this Presidents Day episode and we hear: Bill Resnick and Mark Weisbrot talk about the coup in Venezuela Joe and Frann Michel review the Broadway musical "Hamilton" Jan Haaken talks with Mara Zusman about race and families For the whole show,  use the ... Read more

Musical Moles review Hamilton

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Frann Michel review the 2015 Broadway musical, Hamilton. One of the most popular cultural phenomena of the last few years, they interrogate its universal praise. They consider the problems with its Great Man of history take on American history, how Hamilton'... Read more