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

Local Advocates for Justice and Equality

Airs at: Fri, 01/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Panel discussion by five Portland area nonprofits working in the area of criminal justice reform. This virtual program titled Working for Change: a Panel of Local Advocates for Justice and Equality was held on January 23, 2021. This was one in a series of programs by the Be... Read more

Harm Reduction And The Drug Czar

Airs at: Wed, 01/27/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century we take a look at Regina LaBelle, JD, Acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Read more

2021 Foreign Policy Predictions - Ep 91

Airs at: Thu, 01/28/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
As the United States embraces a new year and a new president (and his Obama era dream team), we felt inclined to discuss our predictions for American foreign policy for 2021, including Africa, the Greater Middle East to include Iraq, Afghanistan, and Yemen, and the shift to... Read more

CAIR Oregon calls on Clackamas Cty. Commissioner Mark Shull to resign for islamophobic Facebook comments

Airs at: Thu, 01/21/2021 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Clackamas County Commissioner Mark Shull is facing calls to resign based on islamophobic, transphobic, racist and bigoted statements he made on Facebook in the past year. The Council on American Islamic Relations Oregon Branch (CAIR) is among those pressing Shull to resi... Read more

How federal intervention could tackle the challenges to Columbia and Snake River salmon runs

Airs at: Thu, 01/21/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Salmon runs on the Columbia and Snake rivers have faced major habitat loss, channelized streams and infrastructure invasion to their native spawning grounds over the past decades. While preservation efforts persist across Washington, Idaho and Oregon to save salmon runs,... Read more

The Gap: Clap for Biden's first days in office and the individual's response to misinformation

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss Biden's inaguration and his executive actions in the first days of his presidency. There is a lot that got done in a short amount of time! The Paris Climate Agreement, DACA road to citizenship, ending the "Muslim Ban" ... Read more

Despite lack of crowds, Salem residents weigh in on Presidential Inaguration

Airs at: Thu, 01/21/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Federal law enforcement predicted violence at Oregon's state capitol in Salem Wednesday for Joe Biden's inauguration. However, despite a slew of reporters and law enforcement, the expected crowd failed to materialize. KBOO's Ethan Sandweiss talks with demonstrators and b... Read more

20 TRIPP-P 31Aug2020

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2020 at 12:00am - Sat, 08/31/2024 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
In this fourth and final installment of conversations with journalists who are covering the ongoing George Floyd and BLM (Black Lives Matter) protests in Portland, Oregon, throughout the summer of 2020, the TRIPP-P hosts meet up with Freelance Journalist Suzette Smith at Re... Read more