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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

Green New Deal with Jana Gastellum of the Oregon Environmental Council

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2019 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Popular Education
Tonight on POPULAR EDUCATION RADIO: “The Paris Agreement central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.” Four years ago at a summit ... Read more

Holding To Your Truth

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  In this special pre-recorded edition of The Beloved Community, you will hear John Shuck's final sermon to his church plus reflections on truth, truth-telling, and the importance of creating space and protecting truth-tellers, particularly those who expose the empire's wa... Read more

Ep 96. It Takes A Village To Find A Drone In A Tree ft. Pferron Doss

Airs at: Sun, 12/01/2019 at 12:45pm - Tue, 12/31/2019 at 12:45pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
An interview with author Pferron Doss Read more

Star Wars!

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Once again the MOST wonderful time of the year is upon us, when a brand new STAR WARS movie drops! The 9th and FINAL Film of the Skywalker Saga releases in a week wrapping up the story line begun over 42 years ago . . . . And we'll be celebrating all things Star Wars al... Read more

WTO Dispute Body shuts down: Protest's impact on the path of the trade organization

Airs at: Wed, 12/11/2019 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The main trade dispute body of the World Trade Organization shut down on midnight Tuesday, after the U.S. refused to re-appoint two judges. The panel is supposed to have seven judges. But the numbers have dwindled because the United States — under the past three presiden... Read more

Continuing Assault on Democracy

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick continues his conversation with Lynn Adelman, a Federal Judge in the Eastern District of Wisconsin, whose essay "The Roberts Court Assault on Democracy"  will appear in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy.  Part 1 last week examined the Roberts Cour... Read more

Unjust Detention: Know Your Rights!

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview Aimee Sitarz with the Bronze Shoes Installation Project and PDX Sanctuary Movement discussing the importance of immigrants and allies to know their rights, how filming ICE can help stop unjust detentions and hold ICE accountable as well as how... Read more

Oregon Age-Friendly Summit offers new ideas for livable communities

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  What does it mean to age in place? That was one of the questions under consideration at the kickoff event for a statewide Age-Friendly Summit today. At the Asian Health Services center in Portland, Governor Kate Brown, Mayor Ted Wheeler, and other advocates spoke about ... Read more