Global Affairs

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Portland poet Nastashia Minto, author of "Naked"; and the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be talking with Nastashia Minto, author of the new poetry collection, 'Naked': I never truly understood the beauty of another being until I began to find and love myself. Minto is a Georgia-born African American woman living and working in Portland. Reema Zaman call... Read more

Cottonwood School Student Podcasters

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Our Radiozine guests today are a group of 7th and 8th grade students from Portland’s Cottonwood School of Civics and Science, and their Humanities teacher, Emily Conner. The students recently completed podcasts on the topic Globalization and Food, and entered them in the NP... Read more

Zucked by Roger McNamee

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
In a New Yorker profile of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg last September, Evan Osnos writes: “If Facebook were a country, it would have the largest population on earth. More than 2.2 billion people, about a third of humanity, log in at least once a month. That user base h... Read more

2019 Spring News and Public Affairs Day

It's membership drive time which means it's time for another News and Public Affairs Day! News and PA day only happens a couple times a year and it's one of our favorites here at KBOO. Programming from 7am-8pm will be featuring interviews and speakers that highlight the int... Read more

Cannabis in the UK

Airs at: Sun, 04/14/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The UK's House of Commons discusses medical cannabis, plus we hear from the Reverend Larry W. Foy with the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity and Rafi Toruella with Intercambios Puerto Rico. Read more

Spring Drive Special: Presswatch Day

Airs at: Thu, 04/18/2019 at 9:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
Thursday is Presswatch Day! From 9am-12pm, host Theresa Mitchell will be bringing you all the news you're not supposed to know, and will take your calls from 9am-12pm. Call the airroom at 503-231-8187. Theresa will be featuring a special thank you pledge gift: PRESS**WATCH ... Read more

Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America's Warfare State

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
KBOO alum Norman Solomon talks with Bill Resnick about US militarism (especially now the continued NATO encirclement of Russia), who it benefits, and how it can be stopped.   Solomon is the author of Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 8, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel hosts the show which includes: Media Landscape: Frann Michel reflects on the state of contemporary media. Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America's Warfare State: Bill Resnick interviews Norman Solomon about the US warfare state of today.   When God ... Read more

Documenting Statelessness: a conversation with Greg Constantine

Airs at: Fri, 04/05/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Ani's guest is photographer Greg Constantine, author of the Exiled to Nowhere book and exhibit. His work is central to this weekend's symposium, Exiled to Nowhere: A Symposium on the Rohingya Crisis.  The symposium takes place at the Oregon Historical Society, April 5 - 7.... Read more

The Grand Food Bargain

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When it comes to food, Americans seem to have a pretty great deal. Our grocery stores are overflowing with countless varieties of convenient products. Over time this system has encouraged us to know less and less about where our food comes from and permitted us to expect mo... Read more