Global Affairs

Festival Previews

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  It's wintertime in the Pacific Northwest, so what better way to escape the cloudy weather than in a bright cinema with your fellow film buffs? We're joined in the studio by Tracy Francis, Festival Director for the Cascade Festival of African Films, who is once again brin... Read more

Enforcing Freedom

Airs at: Wed, 01/22/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, it’s part one of our conversation with Kerwin Kaye, an associate professor of sociology, American studies, and feminist, gender, and sexuality studies at Wesleyan University. Professor Kaye is the author of a new book published by Columbi... Read more

Border eyewitness recounts cruelty of Migrant Protection Protocols

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Trump Administration's Migrant Protection Protocols do everything but protect migrants. That's according to Mariah Carlson, who saw first-hand the situation on the border near Brownville, Texas. KBOO's Yasemin Cobanoglu spoke with Carlson about her experience. Phot... Read more

Andy Worthington On Guantanamo Bay

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
On today's episode Linda Olson-Osterlund will be disscussing Guantanamo Bay with Andy Worthington, call in with your questions! Andy is a writer, campaigner, investigative journalist and commentator. He is internationally recognized as an authority on Guantánamo and the “wa... Read more

'No War in Iran' rally demonstrates local commitment to peace

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Friday, January 3rd, hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Portland outside of City Hall to protest the threat of war with Iran. KBOO's SJ Oxendine brings us this report.  Read more

Buscando America on 01/07/20

Airs at: Tue, 01/07/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
El Ejercito Zapatista de Liberación Nacional cumplió 26 años y en esta emisión escucharás las palabras del Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés. Continuamos con lo que sucedió en el 2do Encuentro de Mujeres que luchan. Karen Torrente presenta Voces ke luxan sobre lo que sucedió ... Read more

U.S. airstrike on Iranian military leader brings Portlanders out to a "No War in Iran" rally

Airs at: Fri, 01/03/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Friday evening, Portlanders gathered in Terry Schrunk Plaza outside City Hall, demonstrating against a potential war with Iran. The rally began at 5, organized by the Democratic Socialists of America. KBOO's Theresa Mitchell was on the scene to update our anchors on the ... Read more

Just Say Know

Airs at: Wed, 12/25/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this installment of Century of Lies, we hear from Kees De Joncheere, President of the International Narcotics Control Board, plus Just Say Know parts one through four by DrugReporter and the Rights Reporter Foundation. Read more

Press**Watch

Airs at: Thu, 12/26/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
Impeachment has brought into relief the polarization of the United States's society as the White conservative minority clings to power, using apartheid tactics. Expect more poll closings, gerrymandering, and outright election theft; expect more alternate-reality mind contr... Read more