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

Controlling Our Cities

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie talks to Kumar Rao, Senior Staff Attorney for Racial Justice at the Center for Popular Democracy, about invest-divest campaigns in cities across the country that give communities a voice in local funding decisions and support investments in supportive services and di... Read more

Fire Ant Journal: Anarchist Prisoner Voices

Airs at: Tue, 06/11/2019 at 4:45pm - 6:45pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Fire Ant Journal Download This Episode In this June 11th special, we’re releasing an interview with some anarchist prisoners in the so-called U.S. and some of the folks who support them. June 11th, for people who don’t know, is a day of solidarity with Marius Mason and ot... Read more

Anti-Repression in SC and Trans Resiliency in Appalachia

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 06/14/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
This week, we’ll be featuring two segments, one on state repression against anti-racist organizers in rural Upstate South Carolina [10min 21sec] and on an upcoming documentary series on access/non access to mental health infrastructure for transgender people living in Appal... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 17, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier and Natasha co-host this episode of the Old Mole, and we hear these segments: Bill Resnick speaks to Data Engineer Michael Hanna, volunteer Campaign Manager for the Municipal Broadband PDX Campaign about municipal broadband. Laurie Mercier interviews Ku... Read more

Massimo Mazzucco and American Moon

Airs at: Fri, 06/14/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
As the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 approaches, the nagging question remains: Did it really happen? Were the images seen by hundreds of millions on live television actually from the moon or from a NASA simulator? Italian film-maker, Massimo Mazzucco, in one of the most com... Read more

The Anti-Democratic U.S. Constitution

Airs at: Tue, 06/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The title of this program may come as a surprise to some. The Constitution is considered by many in the United States as a sacred document. Its framers are venerated as demi-gods. The Founders, white men, slave owners and holding property shaped a document that would cod... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 06/13/19

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Voices From the Edge guest host Rachelle Dixon speaks to  Be Kevin Fitts, the Executive Director of the Oregon Mental Health Consumer Association. Kevin will be talking about the "Politics of Mental Health Funding" and new legislation called the Peer Respite Bill, HB 2831. Read more

W.I..N.G.S.: Refugees on the US Border

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Today on Radiozine, we feature an episode from the Women's International News Gathering Service (WINGS). Producer Melinda Tuhus travelled to Arizona, Mexico, and the desert between to interview refugees and good Samaritans about what asylum seekers are fleeing from, what th... Read more