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

Jordan Cove's Looming Demise

Airs at: Mon, 05/10/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For nearly 17 years Oregonians have been fighting to stop the massive Jordan Cove LNG export terminal from being built on Coos Bay, as well as its companion 229 mile pipeline that would cross much of Southern Oregon. In the past year, this struggle has begun to pay off. On... Read more

Lithium Mining's Unforeseen Consequences

Airs at: Mon, 07/05/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Lithium, the lightest metal on earth, is a key element in the effort to combat climate change. Since lithium ion batteries are far lighter than other batteries and hold a charge for much longer, they are an important component of solar and wind energy systems, storing energ... Read more

HB2002-Transforming Justice 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/10/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
In April, Partnership for Safety and Justice, Oregon’s leading public safety and criminal justice reform organization, discussed bills currently before the Oregon legislature. We’ll hear excerpts from their webinar “2021’s most transformative policies: the bills to watch an... Read more

May Day 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  May Day 2021. Jan Haaken talks with Taylor Gibson about May Day events this year, highlighting a picnic and march in support of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021, or PRO Act, passed by the House in Congress but up against considerable odds in the Senate. G... Read more

U.S broken policies in Latin America

Airs at: Mon, 05/03/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  U.S broken policies in Latin America. All progressives know that the increase in migrants arriving at the U.S. border are fleeing intolerable conditions in their home countries and deserving of our compassion and support. These intolerable conditions, we are told, are ... Read more

350 PDX plans Q&A to push State Treasurer to use power for climate action

Airs at: Tue, 05/04/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Advocates pushing for governments to answer the call to address the impending climate crisis have taken multiple strategies. It’s not just a matter of legislation, it’s also a matter of funding, and one group has their eye towards the State Treasurer. Oregon State Treasu... Read more

Despite "Settlement Agreement" with the DoJ, mentally distressed people continue to be killed by Portland cops

Airs at: Wed, 05/05/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Jason Renaud is a nonprofit consultant with over 35 years of open recovery from alcoholism. He’s a well-known public speaker and writer on recovery from alcoholism and the experience of people with mental illness, and is an active advocate for people who have fallen th... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour May 3rd 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/03/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Tom Becker Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes Paul Fenn on Community Energy. Bill Resnick talks to Paul Fenn who drafted the legislation now in effect in Massachusetts, Ohio, California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Virginia. Collect... Read more