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

The Father of the Modern American Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 08/21/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, we look back at the president who is most strongly associated with creating the war on drugs: disgraced US President Richard Milhouse Nixon. Say what you will about disgraced former president Richard Nixon. No really, go ahead. Say wh... Read more

Colombian Peace Process

Airs at: Wed, 08/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, part two of our conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, plus a report on the Colombian peace process. Read more

Interview with Rose City ANTIFA

Airs at: Thu, 08/15/2019 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO News host Mckenzie Beard interviews a member of the Rose City Antifa, an organization designed to expose and oppose neonatizis, white supremacists and fascists in Portland. The speak on the recent protest in Portland, taken place at the Waterfront because of a white na... Read more

Truth, Lies, and the Place In-Between....

Airs at: Tue, 08/20/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Is It You Or Is It Me
Join myself and Jenn Burleton as we talk about the disparity between ideological propaganda and actual experience. We will be using our experiences as Transwomen to unpack how it is that propaganda served up by those whose intentions are to control the narative as opposed t... Read more

Portland City Council Community Forum on Zenith Energy

Airs at: Mon, 08/19/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A few months ago, the Portland community woke up to learn that there was a secret plan to turn our city into a hub for exporting tar sands crude oil. A Texas company, Zenith Energy, bought a moribund asphalt terminal at the Port of Portland and was surreptitiously expanding... Read more

022 Donald Trump is Mentally Unfit to be Presiden

Airs at: Mon, 09/02/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This episode features Bandy X Lee, MD, MDiv, forensic psychiatrist, internationally recognized expert on violence, member of the faculty of Yale School of Medicine’s Law and Psychiatry Division, consultant to the UN and WHO, co-founder and director of the World Mental Healt... Read more

Conversation with Sanho Tree, pt. 1

Airs at: Wed, 08/14/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Sanho talks with Doug about the presidential race, the rise of the authoritarian right, the drug war in the Philippines, and ... Read more

Fascism, AntiFascism, & Mass Shootings

Airs at: Mon, 08/12/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with local fascism scholar and journalist, Shane Burley. They consider how right-wing mass shootings today are a form of "stochastic terrorism", a term that's trending as more people are naming the covert way "lone wolf shooters" are deliberately incited a... Read more