On this week's show, we present a recent talk, "Giants - The Global Power
Elite," given by Peter Phillips at Sonoma State University this past March.
Extending the ideas of C. Wright Mills to the 21st century, Peter Phillips
contends that a few hundred corporate managers...
KBOO's Lisa Loving and Kyle Kerezsi host a live forum with candidates for
the Portland City Council Position #3 (Dan Saltzman's position) in the KBOO
studios. Call in with your questions at 503-231-8187.
On this week's program, we hear a recent speech by the legedary political
activist and consumer-rights advocate Ralph Nader. Nader outlines some of the
most critical problems facing Americans, including exorbitant military
spending, out-of-control corporations, and thous...
Andy Worthington is an investigative journalist, author, campaigner,
commentator and public speaker. He joins Linda Olson-Ostrerlund on
Political Perspectives to discuss all things Guantanamo and the Supreme
Court's recent ruling that immigrants facing deportation can b...
Maru Mora and Andrea Williams join Linda Olson-Osterlund to discuss the
struggles of those who are facing deportation under Trump's regime.
At the end of December, immigrant activist Maru Mora Villalpando received a
letter from ICE putting her in deportation proceedings....
Today Mitch Jeserich is in conversation with Jeffrey C. Stewart, professor of
Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the
author of the bookThe New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke.In his book,
professorStewart offers a splendidbiography of the eni...
Today, we broadcast our one-hour special with Columbia University Professor
of Psychology Carl Hart about his book High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey
of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything you know about Drugs and
Society. Dr. Hart disputes some of our most bas...
Today we spend the hour with historian, author and activist Gerald Horne and
his new critically praised book, The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The
Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century
North America and the Caribbean. Headlines on...