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

How COVID-19 Is Shaping the Future of Drug Services

Airs at: Wed, 05/27/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: the impact of COVID-19 on the provision of services to people who use drugs. This week on Century: How COVID-19 is shaping the future of drug services in Europe, featuring: Tony Duffin, CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project in Dublin, Ireland; Mat... Read more

Next Steps

Airs at: Wed, 06/03/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
CENTURY OF LIES: The Council on Criminal Justice’s Task Force on Federal Priorities recently released a report entitled “Next Steps: An Agenda for Federal Action on Safety and Justice.” We hear from two Task Force members, Eddie Bocanegra, Senior Director of READI Chicago, ... Read more

News update for 6/1/20

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
This past weekend saw mass protests in cities around the world calling for an end to police violence and racism against black people. The protests followed the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis Minnesota by an officer who kneeled on his neck for eight minutes wh... Read more

Oregon Jails During COVID-19

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Sarah Radcliffe, attorney with Disability Rights Oregon, who released her new report “Oregon Jails During COVID-19: a look inside 26 county jails” on April 30th.  In response to COVID-19, Oregon county jails released nearly half their jail populations... Read more

World War Z

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Denise Morris and Victoria Saucedo review the 2013 apocalyptic zombie movie, World War Z, and the book by Max Brooks, of the same name, that it was based on. The one is a work of well researched and well written fiction which presents a serious sociopolitical in... Read more

Housing Precarity

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken speaks with local housing activist Marih Alyn-Claire, a long term organizer with SE Portland Tenants in Action and the Portland Metro Poor People's Campaign. They discuss the worsening situation for local renters and the homeless as the public health and economic... Read more

Pandemic Recovery, or Not

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Yeva Nersisyan, a progressive economist, in part 2 of a two part interview on the COVID crisis. In the first part they discussed the way the Trump regime has dealt with the economics of the crisis, by giving major corporations and finance great gobs... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 1, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour, which includes these segments: Pandemic Recovery, or Not: Bill Resnick speaks with Yeva Nersisyan, a progressive economist, in part 2 of a two part interview on the COVID crisis. In the first part th... Read more