Public 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

Earth Day Special Programming

  On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and... Read more

LTAR:

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Let's Talk about Race

Global Citizen International Digest with Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Thu, 05/30/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
In this edition of the GCID, I report on Putin's trip to China, Biden's tariffs on Chinese hi-tech goods, an unusual US request of Russia and China on nuclear weapons, and other news. Read more

The Global Citizen - Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Tue, 05/28/2024 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Tonight's episode: An update on US-China relations: areas of progress and continued dispute. 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

AAPI Heritage Live Broadcast

Airs at: Thu, 05/16/2024 at 5:00pm - 8:30pm
  On May 16th, we took a moment to celebrate and acknowledge Asian American Pacific Islander heritage.  We broadcast live from the annual fundraising event organized by APANO and APANO Action Fund (AF), held at Avenue, in Portland's Lloyd District.  This year's theme, "Ro... 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

Reflecting on Reflections Coffee and Books

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
We flipped the script for this program.  Black Book Talk co-host O B Hill is our guest, along with Gloria McMurtry.  They are the founders of Reflections Coffee and Books which, for 17 years, drew fans to the crossroads of MLK Blvd and Killingsworth St.   More than a coffee... 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