Government/Politics

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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

Journalist reflects on one year anniversary of mass protests in Chile and coming constitutional referendum

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
    Last Sunday, Chileans marked one year since the start of major protests over class and racial inequality. Clashes between demonstrators and police escalated in violence, and law enforcement's response led to severe injuries. From the capital of Santiago, documentaria... Read more

Evening News on 10/23/20

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On this Membership Drive special of the KBOO Evening News: Activist group, Don’t Shoot Portland is seeking sanctions against the Portland Police Bureau for violating a June restraining order limiting the use of so-called less lethal weapons; The vacant Greyhound Station... Read more

The Gap: Election Limbo, Fleetwood Mac and masks play tricks on the mind

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss election anxiety. We are in the special limbo time of not knowing what is going to happen, and it weighs on the mind even when we don't realize it. Then, we bring back Tik Tok Watch to talk about the reunion of Fleetwo... Read more

Election 2020: Democratic Secretary of State candidate Shemia Fagan

Airs at: Thu, 10/22/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Shemia Fagan is the Democratic candidate for Secretary of State in the November 2020 election. Fagan is an Oregon native, growing up in Dufur and the Dalles. Currently she serves as a state senator representing District 24, which encompasses Southeast Portland, Happy Va... Read more

Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
On Monday, October 26, Folk Espresso will feature the third in its series of four all-political shows, with host Diane Hunt.  The 90-minute show will include songs that confront us, contort us, and comfort us as we VOTE to put this country back on a sane course.  You can co... Read more

The Danger of Amy Coney Barrett: Interview with Prof. Francis Boyle

Airs at: Thu, 10/15/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Boyle is a law professor at the University of Illinois. He says that a major danger of Amy Coney Barrett is her interpretation of the concept of 'originalism', and the fact that she was selected by the Federalist Society for this judicial appointment. Boyle said, "Scalia h... Read more

Open phone lines to talk about the upcoming elections!

Airs at: Wed, 10/21/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
      The studio line to get on the air is 503-231-8187. Please vote....I mean call, early and often!! Don't wait until the last minute. Read more

Buscando America on 10/20/20

Airs at: Tue, 10/20/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  A 528 años de la guerra de exterminio indígena, en esta emisión hablamos sobre  la toma de las instalaciones del Instituto Nacional de los Pueblos Indígenas en CDMX y  sobre el comunicado el Concejo Indígena y Popular de Guerrero - Emiliano Zapata. En `Corazón del Sur ´ ... Read more