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

The Forest Service Takes Bark's Advice

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Over the summer, the Mt. Hood National Forest Service proposed cutting trees along over 200 miles of roads within the 2020 Riverside Fire area. Bark, a community organization who has trained hundreds of volunteers about the basics of forest policy and saved tens of thousan... Read more

REBROADCAST: Why Hanford Does Not Need Anymore Nukes

Airs at: Tue, 10/19/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Hanford Reservation is one of the most polluted places in the world. For over 40 years, the United States produced plutonium there for nuclear weapons, and released hundreds of billions of gallons of liquid chemical and radioactive waste into the soil and groundwater. N... Read more

Hope, Healing, and Drug Policy Revolution

Airs at: Wed, 10/13/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, safe supply, safe consumption spaces, and decriminalizing people who use drugs: a conversation with Petra Schulz, a co-founder of Moms Stop The Harm. Moms Stop The Harm Read more

Indigenous Peoples Day & Leonard Peltier

Airs at: Mon, 10/11/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Sheridan Murphy with the International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee.  Updates on Leonards case and 500 years of indigenous resistance. More Information: https://www.whoisleonardpeltier.info Read more

Weed in the Cornfields

Airs at: Wed, 10/06/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century we talk about organizing on campus for drug policy reform in Iowa with Josh Montgomery, Outreach Coordinator for NORML-ISU at Iowa State University. Plus, the state of Massachusetts considers decriminalizing people who use drugs and establishing safe co... Read more

Decriminalizing People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
New research shows that official statistics under-report the number of deaths caused by police violence in the US, plus safe consumption sites and the decriminalization of people who use drugs are under discussion in Massachusetts. Read more

Earth First!: 40 years of direct action and agit-prop in defense of the home planet

Airs at: Wed, 10/06/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  The radical direct-action environmental group Earth First! burst upon the scene in 1980, originating in the Southwest U.S., but within a few years spreading across the country and even around the world. The movement not only brought a biocentric perspective to wider publ... Read more

Speaking Truth to Power

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Science has been under attack in a big way for the past few years. But while most of us are focusing on right wing attacks on mainstream science such as climate chaos and Covid vaccines, there is a longer history of scientists who are persecuted for challenging mainstream p... Read more