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 March 25, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts. Bill Resnick talks with John Talberth of the Center for Sustainable Economy about saving forests, reclaiming forests, and stopping cataclysmic global warming.  Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker provide a midterm assessment of Trump and the courts. (Spoil... Read more

Lighting A Candle

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
This week, exclusive audio from the 62nd annual session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, featuring interventions from representatives of Switzerland, the UN's Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights, and the International Network of People Who Use Drugs. Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Roger McNamee

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth
In a New Yorker profile of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg last September, Evan Osnos writes: “If Facebook were a country, it would have the largest population on earth. More than 2.2 billion people, about a third of humanity, log in at least once a month. That user base h... Read more

Voices from the Edge of City Hall

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on February 18, 2019 On the eve of her swearing in as Portland's first Black woman city council member, JoAnn Hardesty wrote to her supporters: "On Wednesday, January 2nd at 9 AM, I will be officially sworn into office and take on the great ... Read more

It Takes A Village To Build A Heart/Be A Panty Droppa ft Gio of Real Talk PDX

Airs at: Tue, 03/19/2019 at 12:00am - Sun, 03/31/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
We're keeping it moving this week with a very special guest: @gio_t of Real Talk with PDX_GT podcast! He is dropping allllll the panties in and out of the studio (just listen, you'll understand), all whilst telling and showing the world what real growth looks like. We're al... Read more

#CND62 Part One

Airs at: Sun, 03/24/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, international drug policy reform. We hear portions of the 62nd Annual Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, live from Vienna, including interventions by the delegation from Switzerland, the World Health Organization, the Canadian HIV Leg... Read more

The History and Constitutionality of The Veto

Airs at: Tue, 03/19/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Radiozine airs a special presentation of KPFA's Letters and Politics where they're having a conversation on the history and constitutionality of the veto. And Donald Trump using a national emergency declaration in order to achieve a policy outcome of what it may mean for th... Read more

Denis Kitchen - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended online-only conversation, we hear many more rollicking stories about the underground comics industry and its characters from leading authority Denis Kitchen.  Denis sat down with S.W. Conser in the KBOO studios during a recent Portland visit in support ... Read more