Global Affairs

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Reflections on a Trying Year

Airs at: Mon, 12/27/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A year ago, we let go of 2020 with the hopes for a much better 2021. And 2021 started out promising, for the first five days. Then came the Capitol Insurrection, the Republican surrender to total Trumpism, record-breaking weather disasters, disastrous fires and two new surg... Read more

Comics Journalism - The Art of the News

Airs at: Thu, 12/30/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The Art of the News is an exhibition of comics journalism hosted by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene and curated by University of Oregon Professor Katherine Kelp-Stebbins.  The show features the work of a wide range of international artists and writers, from ... Read more

Duterte's Drug War Slaughter

Airs at: Wed, 12/22/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century, we speak with Ashish Thakrar, MD, a Fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania one of the co-authors of an article entitled “Trends in Buprenorphine Use in US Jails and Prisons From 2016 to 2021”, publishe... Read more

Climate Insurgency

Airs at: Mon, 12/20/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Brecher, a writer and activist, who cofounded the Labor Network for Sustainability and wrote the book Climate Insurgency, a Strategy for Survival. It envisions mass global nonviolent action to force the mobilization of all resources as did the... Read more

We Will Not Be Silenced

Airs at: Wed, 12/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, discussion of human rights is shut out by the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs. Plus, we talk with Haven Wheelock from Outside In about harm reduction and supervised consumption sites, and with Shaun Shelly from the South African Netw... Read more

"Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival," with the author, Richard Heinberg

Airs at: Wed, 12/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow at the Post Carbon Institute and author of 13 previous books, has appeared numerous times on KBOO. His new book, Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival, is a sweeping and in-depth investigation of the workings of power in the na... Read more

Neither Penalize Nor Pathologize

Airs at: Wed, 12/15/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies: Part two of a conversation with Shaun Shelly, the Policy, Advocacy and Human Rights Manager for People Who Use Drugs for the nonprofit organization TB HIV Care and chair of the South African Network of People Who Use Drugs. Read more

Dispatch from Venezuela

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Luisa Martinez was part of a small DSA (Democratic Socialists of America) electoral delegation for the Venezuelan national elections on November 21st. Hear her second Dispatch from Venezuela, assessment on the political situation in the country currently, and possible lesso... Read more

"The Head Follows The Heart"

Airs at: Wed, 12/08/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies: Part one of a conversation with Shaun Shelly, the Policy, Advocacy and Human Rights Manager for People Who Use Drugs for the nonprofit organization TB HIV Care and chair of the South African Network of People Who Use Drugs; plus, we speak... Read more

Ecological Equity

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Most U.S. North Americans support climate action but manage to repress the knowledge that saving a habitable planet from climate roasting will require international cooperation. The industrialized countries of the West, which have emitted the bulk of greenhouse gases for th... Read more