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

Law Enforcement Support For Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Scottish Affairs Committee of the UK House of Commons held a hearing on drug policy recently and heard from high-ranking active-duty police officers about the need for harm reduction, including supervised consumption facilities, and decriminalization of simple possessio... Read more

Brian Willson: Nicaragua and the Lies They Tell Us

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Host Laurie Mercier talks with S. Brian Willson about his antiwar activism, his recent book Don’t Thank Me for My Service, and his recent reporting on the attempted US coup in Nicaragua. Willson is co-editor of the 2019 Alliance for Global Justice publication, Live from Ni... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for 07/15/19

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this Old Mole, which includes: Brian Willson: Nicaragua and the Lies They Tell Us: Laurie speaks to S. Brian Willson about his antiwar activism, his recent book Don’t Thank Me for My Service, and his recent reporting on the attempted US coup in Nicaragu... Read more

The “Unwanteds”: Looking for Help, Landing in Jail

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Sarah Radcliffe, Managing Attorney for the Mental Health Rights Project at Disability Rights Oregon, about her new report, The “Unwanteds”: Looking for help, Landing in jail. An analysis of how trespass arrests at Portland-area hospitals criminalize m... Read more

Political Prisoner Updates & Prison Organizing

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
  Adam Carpinelli interviews Masai Ehehosi, former Black Liberation Army Prisoner of War.  Ehehosi is a co-founder of Critical Resistance, has served on the advisory board for the Jericho Movement and is involved with the Republic of New Afrika.  Interview will focus on Po... Read more

Awakening to Justice: Conversations with Ned Rosch and Mustafa Akhwand

Airs at: Fri, 07/12/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  Portland resident, Ned Rosch has written a chapter for the book, Reclaiming Judaism from Zionism: Stories of Personal Transformation that was released in May 2019. A part of his chapter, "Palestine and My Journey of Self-Discovery" was published in Yes Magazine. The book... Read more

Carolina Abortion Fund, Reproductive Justice and Autonomy

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 07/05/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
This week we had the opportunity to connect with Ash Williams, who is the Volunteer Coordinator for the Carolina Abortion Fund, and is also one of the architects of the Charlotte Uprising which they’ve been on the show before to talk about. I felt very lucky to get to talk ... Read more

Crude Bailout

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Have you wondered how Zenith Energy got a foothold in Portland to expand a moribund asphalt terminal into the largest tar sands export terminal on the West Coast? An investigative report, to be released on July 15, 2019, by the Center for a Sustainable Economy, reveals that... Read more