Government/Politics

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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

Episode 07

Airs at: Fri, 09/20/2019 at 12:15am - Thu, 09/30/2021 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
After speaking with Dr. Zapata of the PSU Homeless Research & Collaborative, we were inerested in finding out more about how HRAC operates and some of the upcoming studies that will be conducted. Greg Townley is the Director of Research for HRAC and an Associate Professor ... Read more

CHAOS: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties

Airs at: Wed, 09/25/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Paul talks with Tom O'Neill, whose new book offers an explosive reassessment of the most famous murder case (before O.J. Simpson's) in U.S. history, one which reverberated through American culture and cast a pall over the hippie/counterculture movement. In CHAOS: Charle... Read more

Episode 06

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 4:30pm - Thu, 09/30/2021 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
Join the hosts, as we chat about a POT-pourri of Cannabis related topics and headlines. Including: a protest agaisnt a Portland pot shop, strain names, social impact in the history of the plant, a recent Washington State ganja heist, black-market vape cartidges causing dea... Read more

Bomb Trains

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On July 6, 2013, a train hauling crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, resulting in fires and explosions that killed 47 people and wiped out a large part of the small Canadian town's center. In the six months following the deadly disa... Read more

Youth & Measure 11 Reforms

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Prison Pipeline’s 1-hour Membership Drive Special focuses on the historic passage of SB 1008 by the 2019 Oregon Legislature.  Host Karen James is joined by Babak Zolfaghari-Azar, a Community Healing Initiative Family Care Manager for PortlandOIC + Rosemary Anderson High Sch... Read more

05 TRIPP-P 1Sep2019

Airs at: Fri, 09/06/2019 at 2:15am - Thu, 09/30/2021 at 11:45am
Produced for TRIPP-P
In our 5th podcast, TRIPP-P speaks with Dr. Marisa Zapata [Mah-ree-sah Zah-pah-tah], an Associate Professor of Land Use & Urban Studies Planning and an author of the PSU Homeless Research And Collaborative (HRAC) report that was recently released by Street Roots.   We di... Read more

Politics and the Public House

Airs at: Wed, 09/18/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this installment of Free Culture Radio we look at politics and the public house, featuring audio from Cider Riot's Abram Goldman-Armstrong, the Western States Center's Eric Ward, and the Oregon Justice Resource Center's Alice Lundell. Britannica.com defines the "public ... Read more

Would you risk arrest for life on earth?

Airs at: Mon, 09/02/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Amy Johnson will be speaking with one of the valve turners who spent 6 months in prison for shutting down a tar-sands pipeline in North Dakota on October 11th, 2016, Michael Foster. As well as Bonnie McKinlay, who hosts workshops in Portland, Oregon on Civil Disobedien... Read more