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Saudi Arabia: History & Politics...Madawi Al-Rasheed

Airs at: Tue, 05/23/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Saudi Arabia is a quixotic ally of the U.S., to say the least. Fifteen of the nineteen 9/11 hijackers were from the desert kingdom. In the wake of the attack, the U.S. flew Saudi elites out of the country and then preceded to invade Afghanistan, through no Afghans were i... Read more

Civil Disobedience: Project Censored Radio

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  What role can civil disobedience play in the stuggle for social change? Peter explores this question with two guests: first, environmental organizer Tim DeChristopher recounts his experience delaying a federal oil and gas lease auction, and how the legal doctrine of "nec... Read more

Facing Fear and Waking Up

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Contemporary American Society is saturated with fear, fear that is out of proportion to the actual threats we face. That is how Michael Kinnamon, a widely respected leader and scholar in the ecumenical movement begins his book, The Witness of Religion In An Age of Fear. Wh... Read more

March for Truth on June 3

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Local activists from a number of groups are organizing a Portland March for Truth, in solidarity with similar marches taking place on that day across the country. They are demanding a full, open and independent investigation of ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Y... Read more

Greg Palast Returns

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Reports claim black voter turnout fell for first time in 20 years. But it’s not that black voters are too lazy to come out to vote, it’s that they’re trying to vote and their names have disappeared from voter rolls. Starting in 2013 – just as the Supreme Court gutted the... Read more

Love & Justice: Cornel West

Airs at: Fri, 05/19/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
  From Tamir Rice to Akai Gurley the names of African American men and boys killed by police keep piling up. The lack of a grand jury indictment in the Michael Brown case in Ferguson sparked a protest movement with signs and shouts of “Hands Up. Don’t Shoot” and “Black Li... Read more

Nader!

Airs at: Tue, 05/23/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Abe & Joe welcome former Green Party Presidential candidate Ralph Nader during KBOO's Spring Membership Drive. In Breaking Through Power, Nader draws from a lifetime waging—and often winning—David vs. Goliath battles against big corporations and the United States governmen... Read more

Moral Imperatives: Chris Hedges

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  As we get closer to Chris Hedges' Portland visit we present an encore of this speech recorded Helena, MT on March 11, 2015. What are individuals to do when faced with a moral imperative? And society at large? Philosophers since ancient times have been wrestling with this... Read more

DOING TIME LIKE A SPY: John Kiriakou on Air Cascadia

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2017 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Air Cascadia
  This 30 minute special episode of Air Cascadia features the former CIA analyst and Case Officer who was the first U.S. government official to confirm the use of water boarding on captured Al Qaeda members.  He was also the first CIA Officer to be convicted for passing cl... Read more

David Barsamian joins Abe & Joe LIVE FROM KBOO!

Airs at: Tue, 05/16/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
  Abe & Joe are joined in-studio by KBOO favorite David Barsamian during the Spring Membership Drive.  Call in with your support at (877) 500-5266.  Call in with your questions at (503) 231-8187 One of America's most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, Da... Read more