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

Understanding the War Industry w/ Christian Sorenson - Ep 80

Airs at: Thu, 10/01/2020 at 6:30am - Thu, 10/15/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Christian Sorenson stops by the podcast to discuss his new book "Understanding the War Industry", a detailed look at contracting within the U.S. military industrial complex and how its giant war chest gets funneled to an endless list of contractors, without question to its ... Read more

European Drug Report 2020

Airs at: Wed, 09/30/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: European Drug Report 2020. Plus, a presentation on supervised consumption facilities featuring: Brad Finegood, Strategic Advisor at Public Health – Seattle & King County; Jesse Rawlins, Public Policy Manager, Public Defenders Association; Mark Cooke, A... Read more

The KBOO Citizen's Agenda: Election 2020

Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The results are in! This month, we asked our community to respond to a survey about what they care about most this election season. The survey centered around one simple question: what do you want candidates to be talking about as they compete for votes? There are a lot... Read more

Let's debate the debate!

Airs at: Wed, 09/30/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Did you watch the debate? Who do you think won? Does it matter? Who got in the best punches or punchlines? Call in at 503-231-8187 to talk with Paul. Read more

Buscando America on 09/29/20

Airs at: Tue, 09/29/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión hablamos de las 113 noches de resistencia en Portland y la movilización antifascista del fin de semana. Se cumplieron seis años de la desaparición de 43 estudiantes en Ayotzinapa  Iguala y hablamos con Víctor Caballero del Colectivo Aequs. En Corazón del Sur... Read more

19 TRIPP-P 30Aug2020

Airs at: Sun, 08/30/2020 at 12:00am - Sat, 09/30/2023 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
The TRIPP-P co-hosts sit down with Mac Smiff, a local Portlander turned activist turned journalist.   Smiff discusses protest culture, experiences at protests and with police, and living as a Black man living in modern Portland. Have a listen.   Read more

ODOC Chaotic Wildfire Evacuations

Airs at: Mon, 10/05/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
As wildfires raged across Oregon, about 2,600 prisoners were evacuated from four prisons. Prisoners and family members reported conditions during the evacuations as unsafe, unsanitary and alarming; some called them ‘inhumane’. Host Karen James speaks with Oregon attorneys T... Read more

Rise Up!

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Whitney Maxey, a community organizer with Memphis For All. She also serves on the national executive committee of Liberation Road, a socialist organization working for radical social change. Bill and Whitney discuss her personal journey through bask... Read more