Global Affairs

Evening News on 07/01/20

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: In direct violation of a recent court order, Portland Police fired tear gas at protesters and arrested three journalists last night; COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Oregon and across the United States; And in international news,... Read more

Trump Administration's Navy deal with Saudi Arabia impacts Yemen's humanitarian crisis

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Kathy Kelly is co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence and just wrote the piece "Battleground States." She writes: "On Thursday, June 25th, President Trump’s re-election efforts took him to the 'battleground' state of Wisconsin, where he toured the Fincantieri Mari... Read more

Memorial Day live stream (audio only) - Ep 69

Airs at: Fri, 06/19/2020 at 6:30am - Fri, 06/26/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Memorial Day has become a holiday that is farcical and cheap; while it may honor deceased veterans in a NFL playoff game sort of way, what does all the fanfare and bright lights mean?  How do discounts at Home Depot or free meals at Applebee’s honor veterans?  If our nation... Read more

In memory of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor - Ep 68

Airs at: Sat, 06/13/2020 at 6:30am - Sat, 06/27/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
This week, we are reflecting on the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, along with the shooting murder of Breanna Taylor during a no-knock raid in Louisville; two deaths that shine a horrific, but common light on the reality of police brutal... Read more

Larry Wilkerson - Ep 67

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 6:30am - Tue, 06/16/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Powerful.  That’s how I’d describe today’s episode.  A deep dive into the mind of COL(R) Larry Wilkerson, his career as a U.S. Army officer to include combat in Vietnam, his close professional relationship with Colin Powell, his time at the State Department during the Bush ... Read more

Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance - Ep 66

Airs at: Fri, 06/05/2020 at 6:30am - Fri, 06/12/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance stops by the podcast to discuss his path to becoming an activist during protests in the 60’s and 70’s, what he’s learned from Ralph Nader, police brutality and militarization, Kevin’s long standing work on the Vietnam war and Venezuela, and... Read more

Gareth Porter - Ep 65

Airs at: Thu, 05/28/2020 at 2:00pm - Thu, 06/11/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Gareth Porter stops by the podcast to discuss his long standing work on the Vietnam war, his thoughts on COVID-19 via the USS Theodore Roosevelt along with his previous work on the 1919 flu epidemic, the terrifying connections between Mike Pompeo and Bibi Netanyahu, and Isr... Read more

News update for 5/22/20

Airs at: Fri, 05/22/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
  The Washington Post this week reports that Oregon Republicans’ new US Senate nominee is a QAnon supporter who believes in a deep state conspiracy against President Donald J Trump. Jo Rae Perkins on Tuesday won the GOP’s nomination to run against Sen. Jeff Merkley in Nov... Read more

News Update for 5/20/20

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
The World Health Organization today announced that the past twenty four hours have seen the most new infections in a one-day period since the coronavirus pandemic began. The global health body said 106,000 new cases of infections of the novel coronavirus had been recorded ... Read more

News Update for 5/18/20

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
The top story this afternoon, The Chinese province of Jilin has put 108 million people into lockdown after 34 new cases of Coronavirus were discovered, resulting in one death.  Government officials have closed schools in addition to stopping busses and trains from leaving t... Read more