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

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 26, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 09/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  For today's show the Moles bring you an episode from our archive, which originally aired on July 14, 2014. Hosted by Frann Michel, the Moles explore debates over left strategies. The show includes musical selections from Bitch Magazine's mixtape of American Protest Music... Read more

Florida's DeSantis Sends Migrants to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts / Bill Maher's View of Slavery

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  In the first half of today's episode, we discuss the political stunt performed by Ron DeSantis where he deceived a group of migrants into relocating to Martha's Vineyard by promising jobs and support that didn't exist. In the second half of the show, we discuss Bill Mah... Read more

The Gap

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  Tammy Habteyes and Althea Billings, live in-station.     Read more

Roe On The Rocks Ep. 8: Abortion Access Through Telehealth

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Roe on the Rocks
  Roe on the Rocks is a 30 minute 8 part series. This is the last part of the series. -- The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will... Read more

Indigenous reoccupation site in BC, Canada - The people's resistance to the Coastal Gasoline pipeline.

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Activist Radio
  Sleydo (Molly Wickham), spokesperson for the Gidimt'en checkpoint on Wetʼsuwetʼen lands and resident of the Cas Yikh (grizzly house), an Indigenous reoccupation site in the province of British Columbia, Canada, since 2014, talks about her people's resistance to the Coast... Read more

Teepee Talk, Truth and Healing Council, Snotty Nose Rez Kids

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Rose City Native Radio
  A TRIBE CALLED RED, Sagepatch Kid, Snotty Nose Rez kids, Teepee Talk. California governor apologizes to Native Americans: "California Gov. Gavin Newsom has apologized to Native Americans for the violence, maltreatment and neglect". Native Americans in that state have suf... Read more

Putin's Nuclear Threat & MAD - It's Roots in the Colonial Origin Story

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
Putin's declaration yesterday that "those who try to blackmail us with nuclear weapons should know that the weathervane can turn and point towards them," the threat of a nuclear catastrophe looms again. Here in Portland, Oregon, we live downstream from the Hanford Nuclear s... Read more

NW Natural's Real Agenda

Airs at: Mon, 09/26/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In recent years scientists have discovered that methane gas is 85 times more potent than carbon dioxide at trapping heat in the atmosphere. Yet the so-called natural gas industry (a euphemistic term for methane) has doubled down on promoting its product as a bridge fuel to ... Read more