Government/Politics

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

Iranian Women's Survival Activism + Voting Suppression in America

Airs at: Wed, 10/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Brave Iranian women in the streets and on their bikes risk their life for freedom and basic human rights. We'll have a special report. Also The Election Crimes Bulletin Returns with Greg Palast fighting the good fight for your right to vote: Greg is poised in Atlanta for... Read more

Portland Caves in to Zenith Energy

Airs at: Mon, 10/10/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In late 2017 Zenith energy stole into Portland in the dead of night and took over an abandoned petroleum facility, proceeding to turn it into the largest oil-by-rail facility in the Northwest. The community rose up in fury that a fossil fuel facility of this size could oper... Read more

LA County Jail System Dysfunction - Historic Protests in Iran - Southern Baptist Cultish Backwardness

Airs at: Tue, 10/04/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Rising Up With Sonali
  This week, we'll examine why Men's Central Jail in the LA County Jail System continues to operate, and continues to house people in barbaric conditions. We'll speak with Mark-Anthony Clayton-Johnson, executive director of Dignity & Power NOW. Then, we'll turn to Iran whe... Read more

The Gap: Portland Charter Change Measure 26-228 and Getting Curious

Airs at: Fri, 09/30/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Damon Motz-Storey, the Communications Manager for Portland United for Change, which is advocating for the passage of the Portland Charter Change measure, Measure 26-228.  We discuss the process that led to the ballot... Read more

The Strange Intelligence

Airs at: Thu, 09/29/2022 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Earth Riot Radio
  We demand that our storms and floods and fires be explained properly! The news and the experts seem to assume these events as inanimate events, as if nature had a mechanical breakdown. In the age of AI, UFOs and quantum physics, we are still clinging to our human centri... Read more

Earth Riot Radio

  Hosted by Reverend Billy and Savitri D, EARTH RIOT is a comedy-infused, music-filled exploration of humanity’s most urgent issue — the planet’s Sixth Extinction. Made by “Earth-loving urban activists” from The Church of Stop Shopping, this podcast educates, inspires and ... Read more

"Democracy Beyond the US Empire", by Vijay Prashad

Airs at: Thu, 09/29/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Sojourner Truth Radio
Guest host Nana Gyamfi will share excerpts from Vijay Prashad's recent speech: Democracy Beyond the US Empire, hosted by the Peoples Forum at the famed Riverside Church in Harlem, New York City. Prashad addresses US myth busting in the Global South and the co-opted words of... Read more

Old Growth Forests, Wildfire and Climate Chaos

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Even though there are no large fires burning close to Portland this summer, you can still smell the smoke from all the megafires burning from British Columbia to Northern California. This is the new reality we are facing, a confluence of climate chaos, exacerbated by loggin... Read more

Managing Risks, Reducing Harms, Saving Lives

Airs at: Wed, 09/28/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Manaqing Risks, Reducing Harms, Saving Lives - Part two of my interview with Claire Zagorski, a harm reduction activist, paramedic, graduate research assistant in translational science at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy, and adjunct... Read more