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

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On April 12,  1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and nearly 50 other protestors and civil rights leaders were arrested after leading a Good Friday demonstration as part of the Birmingham Campaign, designed to bring national attention to the brutal, racist treatment suffered b... Read more

The Gap: Insurrection on Social Media and Trump's on Bing?

Airs at: Fri, 01/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the social media fallout from the January 6th insurrection. Numerous social media companies and web platforms have banned President Trump, and the conservative alternative, Parler, finds itself without a web or app sto... Read more

CARES Act tax cuts for wealthy spur Oregon effort to remove cuts in state tax code

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In December, the U.S. Congress voted to extend the CARES Act. Besides supporting local governments, providing relief for small businesses, and distributing stimulus checks, the CARES Act carries three federal tax cuts for the nation's highest earners. Some in the state l... Read more

The buck does not stop here - the murder of Vanessa Guillen - Ep 75 (Evergreen)

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
This is a evergreen episode.  It was originally aired on August 26, 2020. The murder of Vanessa Guillen has struck a violent, but unsurprising chord among the progressive community, anti-war veterans as a whole, and the many victims of military sexual trauma, as the activis... Read more

Medical Cannabis In The Time Of Legal Weed

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, host Doug McVay is joined by longtime medical cannabis activist and US Air Force veteran Michael Krawitz to discuss the state of medical cannabis in the US and internationally. Read more

Settler barbarians at the gates, with co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  As Trump visits the obviously symbolic town of Alamo, Texas and celebrates his border wall, in brazen denial-defiance of the fall-out from the siege of the Capitol, 2nd Wednesday co-host Jacqueline Keeler and regular host Paul Roland look at the events of the past week i... Read more

After the Coup

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Norm Solomon about the attempted coup by Trump and his supporters and what opportunities the Biden administration will have following the Georgia senate victories. Norman Solomon is co-founder and national coordinator of RootsAction.org. His books i... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 11, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments:   After the Coup: Bill Resnick speaks with Norm Solomon about the attempted coup by Trump and his supporters and what opportunities the Biden administration will have following the Geo... Read more