News and Public Affairs Day

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News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers

 The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. 

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
For Spring News and Public Affairs Day, we're featuring a bonus airing of Alternative Radio's interview with Shoshana Zuboff, author of The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Surveillance Capitalism is a global architecture of behavior modification which poses profound threats... Read more

News and Public Affairs Day on 04/12/19

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Zucked by Roger McNamee

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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In a New Yorker profile of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg last September, Evan Osnos writes: “If Facebook were a country, it would have the largest population on earth. More than 2.2 billion people, about a third of humanity, log in at least once a month. That user base h... Read more

Bookwaves: Cory Doctorow

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 12:30pm - 1:00pm
  For our Spring Membership Drive, we're featuring a 2013 interview with activist and author Cory Doctorow, author of the novel, "Home Land" and internet activist talks about his work and about internet freedom with host Richard Wolinsky to further show the scope of the aw... Read more

News and Public Affairs Day on 04/12/19

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
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How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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KBOO's Graceann Smith interviews Jenny Odell, author of "How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy."    ABOUT HOW TO DO NOTHING A galvanizing critique of the forces vying for our attention—and our personal information—that redefines what we think of as productivi... Read more

Lessons from German Antifascist Movements

Airs at: Fri, 09/14/2018 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The latest rise of fascist movements and parties has once again made it clear: organised antifascist resistance is necessary. In order to successfully intervene and stop fascism from spreading, it is useful to take a look at the different experiences built from movements in... Read more

News and Public Affairs Day on 09/14/18

Airs at: Fri, 09/14/2018 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Measure 11 panel with Babak Zolfaghari addresses the failures of mandatory sentencing for minors and the repeal of the this controversial measure. Read more

Van Jones in Portland

Airs at: Fri, 09/14/2018 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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  “Van Jones’ voice has become an integral part of our national political debate. He is one of the most provocative and interesting political figures in the country.”—Bernie Sanders, U.S. senator, Vermont As part of KBOO's Fall Membership Drive News and Public Affairs Day ... Read more

Live In-Studio Panel Discussion With Occupy ICE Organizers

Airs at: Fri, 09/14/2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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This panel will include Danielle James (original Occupy ICEr), Aimee Starship (bronze shoes activist), and Jacob Bureros   Read more