History

"Russia Did It!" and the new McCarthyism

Airs at: Thu, 03/16/2017 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Per Fagereng welcomes back Robert Parry to discuss the ongoing Russia obsession in the U.S. media. -from Consortium News: When ‘Disinformation’ Is Truth.....The anti-Russian McCarthyism that has spread out from the United States to encompass the European Union, Canada a... Read more

No, sir, I will not yield!

Airs at: Tue, 03/14/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
  Joe welcomes Portland State University History Professor David A. Horowitz to KBOO to put this whole thing in perspective.  Where do we stand when looking through the long lens of U.S. history?  Have we been here before or is this uncharted territory?  Show up fed and we... Read more

An Indigenous Economic Model: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Airs at: Tue, 03/14/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The existing economic system in most countries is a kind of state capitalism. It produces enormous inequalities. Its extraction practices are environmentally destructive. Perhaps indigenous models provide a viable alternative. Chief Seattle was a Susquamish chief in what... Read more

Advocacy Groups Demand Feds Investigate Muslim Teen's Death

Airs at: Tue, 03/07/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
The unsolved death of Muslim teenager Ben Keita in Lake Stevens, Washington, has advocacy groups demanding a full federal investigation. KBOO reporter Sam Bouman spoke to Arsalan Bukhari, executive director of the Seattle office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.... Read more

guess who's coming to radio??!! on 03/09/17

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  Part 2 of Guess Who's Coming to Radio from  3/9/17 Catch the first hour here: http://kboo.fm/media/56313-fuller-conversation-dr-jared-ball-and-music-al-jarreau Read more

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Gender Equity

Airs at: Tue, 03/07/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Currently the Supreme Court hangs in the balance with a 4-4 liberal conservative split. The former tends to view the Constitution as a living document, while the latter sees it as something static and fixed document. Court decisions have huge impacts on society. One cont... Read more

A (fuller) conversation with Dr. Jared A. Ball, and the music of Al Jarreau

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Jared A. Ball has been on the airwaves of KBOO several times; in interviews related to news programming, on airings of Hard Knock Radio, and even on 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' (in a segment on A Tribe called Quest and Phife Dawg). However, we had been wanting to do a... Read more

It Can't Happen Where?

Airs at: Mon, 02/27/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel discusses Sinclair Lewis's 1935 novel of American fascism, It Can't Happen Here, the similarities between its fictional demagogue and our current president, the capitalist roots of fascism, and some differences of political landscape then and now.   It's the ... Read more

Stephen F. Cohen on Trump's Russia-connected allegations

Airs at: Thu, 03/02/2017 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Stephen Frand Cohen is an American scholar and professor emeritus of Russian studies at Princeton University and New York University.  He joins Per Fagereng on Fight the Empire Thursday March 2nd at 9:30am from the Nation:  "The bipartisan, nearly full-political-spectr... Read more