Global Affairs

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Nakba Day

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we are acknowledging Nakba Day. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the mass displacement of Palestinians that occurred during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, known as the "Nakba", or "Catastrophe". The anniversary puts the spotlight on one of the world’s l... Read more

Launch of the European Union Drugs Agency

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Launch of the European Union Drugs Agency. The European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction was the European Union’s drugs monitoring agency. Technically the EMCDDA is no more but it hasn’t closed, it’s changed: The EMCDDA is now call... Read more

A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins in Ireland

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins in Ireland. The government of the Republic of Ireland formed a Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use in 2023 to quote consider the legislative, policy and operational changes Ireland could make to signif... Read more

Summer Olympics

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers speaks with Jules Boykoff, who writes copiously about the Olympic Games as a celebration of capitalism.  They discuss the upcoming summer games beginning in Paris this month. Image licensed for public use: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OLYMPICS_... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 15, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Media Watch: Why is the pundit class so desperate to push Biden out of the race? US Guardian correspondent and activist Rebecca Solnit argues that the corporate media is hellben... Read more

Decriminalization, Depenalization, Diversion, and Legalization of Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 07/10/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Decriminalization, Depenalization, Diversion, and Legalization of Drugs. The Oireachtas, which is the Parliament of the Republic of Ireland, established a Joint Committee on Drugs Use in March of this year to consider and respond to the recomm... Read more

World Drug Report 2024

Airs at: Wed, 07/03/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: World Drug Report 2024. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime released its 2024 World Drug Report on June 26. We hear an overview from Dr. Angela Me, Chief of the Research and Trend Analysis Branch at UNODC, and reactions from Ambassador... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 8, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 07/08/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Click here to listen or download this episode This episode is hosted by  Frann Michel and features these segments:   Chiquita Bananas and Climate Justice On June 12 Democracy Now aired a segment on a legal victory for Colombian agricultural workers against Chiquita. Af... Read more

People’s Conference for Palestine

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Click here to listen or download segment audio In May, over 3000 thousand activists attended the People's Conference for Palestine in Detroit, Michigan with thousands more joining virtually. The conference, held from May 24th through the 26th, was a place for activists ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 1, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Episode Audio: Download or listen to this episode here Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: New Forms of Democracy-Part Two: In part two of their discussion, Bill Resnick interviews Eleanor Finley, an anthropologist, who ... Read more