Global Affairs

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Nakba Day

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we are acknowledging Nakba Day. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the mass displacement of Palestinians that occurred during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, known as the "Nakba", or "Catastrophe". The anniversary puts the spotlight on one of the world’s l... Read more

UC Academic Workers Strike Against Repression and For Palestine

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Sarah Mason and Jack Davies, members of UAW 4811 at the University of California, Santa Cruz, are on an unfair labor practices strike (with two more UC campuses set to go out next week), demanding the school administration cut ties to Apartheid Israel, drop charges and rein... Read more

Rule of Law in the Balance

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Rule of Law in the Balance. Since late during the Duterte presidency and continuing under President Ferdinand Marcos Junior, extrajudicial drug war killings in the Philippines have continued at the rate of about one per day. Arrest warrants in ... Read more

Global Citizen International Digest with Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
In this episode: Scientists despair over climate change; Glitches in US-China people-to-people exchanges; Xi Jinping visits Europe; and more. Read more

We Fight, We Hide, We Unite

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: We Fight, We Hide, We Unite. The Eurasian Harm Reduction Association recently hosted a discussion entitled Tenacity in the shrinking civic spaces: challenges and response of the organizations and activists working on drug policy and health in C... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 13, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: How to Grow a Movement for Peace in the Middle East: Students at Portland State university are among the thousands of campus activists across the country mobilizing against US c... Read more

How to Grow a Movement for Peace in the Middle East

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
How to Grow a Movement for Peace in the Middle East: Students at Portland State university are among the thousands of campus activists across the country mobilizing against US complicity in Israel's war on Gaza. On Monday April 29, Students United for Palestinian Rights (SU... Read more

The Global Citizen International Digest

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
In this episode: Developments in Israel's war (famine, negotiations, Gaza's future); India's spy agency; China's sinking cities; and more. Read more

The Global Citizen - Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Tue, 05/07/2024 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Tonight's episode: US double standards in relations with Israel and India. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 6, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments:   The Contradictions of Immigration, Part Two: How is it that 1,000,000 undocumented immigrants from across the world entered the U.S. each year from starting in 2019 and filtered acr... Read more