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

#CND62 Part One

Airs at: Sun, 03/24/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, international drug policy reform. We hear portions of the 62nd Annual Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, live from Vienna, including interventions by the delegation from Switzerland, the World Health Organization, the Canadian HIV Leg... Read more

The History and Constitutionality of The Veto

Airs at: Tue, 03/19/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Radiozine airs a special presentation of KPFA's Letters and Politics where they're having a conversation on the history and constitutionality of the veto. And Donald Trump using a national emergency declaration in order to achieve a policy outcome of what it may mean for th... Read more

Denis Kitchen - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended online-only conversation, we hear many more rollicking stories about the underground comics industry and its characters from leading authority Denis Kitchen.  Denis sat down with S.W. Conser in the KBOO studios during a recent Portland visit in support ... Read more

Movie Moles: What is Democracy?

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  For the Old Mole 3/18/19 Jan: What is Democracy? directed by philosopher filmmaker and activist Astra Taylor answers the question in the film's title through an expository style,  an approach to documentary that uses interviews and images to build an argument. The argum... Read more

End Prison Slavery: The Free Alabama Movement

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 03/15/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
End Prison Slavery: The Free Alabama Movement Download This Episode (Sean Swain: 4min 47sec) This week we air two interviews about the struggle of Alabama activist and prisoner Kinetic Justice. Kinetic, aka Robert Earl Council, conducted a 6 day hunger strike because he w... Read more

Full Interview with Tim Ledwith, Whose Case Led to Indictments Against Two Members of Patriot Prayer

Airs at: Tue, 03/19/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On March 12, Patriot Prayer member Donovon Flippo was arrested in connection with an assault in June of 2018. The 23-year-old Flippo is a co-defendent with Tusitala "Tiny" Toese, 22, both frequent participants in violent protest events involving the Vancouver, WA-based P... Read more

Buscando America

Airs at: Tue, 03/12/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America

Buscando America

Airs at: Tue, 03/05/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America