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

The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 2, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick talks with Kaitlyn Dey, a community organizer challenging the city's policies of sweeping, harassing and criminalizing the homeless, including the current campaign "End Clean and Save" that would replace them with ... Read more

"We are Our own Liberators!" Moving the Movement Forward

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Former Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim.  Discussion focuses on changes in community organizing today, the BLM movement, COVID and addressing human rights violations through the upcoming International Tribunal in October 2021.   For more informa... Read more

Spain Rodriguez - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 07/22/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Spain Rodriguez was one of the most prolific and visionary members of the underground cartoonist movement in the 1960’s and 70’s.  He covered the 1968 Democratic National Convention for the newspaper The East Village Other, he ran with the Road Vultures Motorcycle Club, ... Read more

Time to Remove the Snake River Dams

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Four hydropower dams, built between 1962 and 1975, have transformed the lower Snake River into slack water reservoirs, deadly to salmon and the 137 other species that are critical to the salmon food chain. After decades of debate and legal challenges over the need to remove... Read more

Climate Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 07/21/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
The recent heat wave in the Northwest was a call to action on climate change. Are you listening? On today’s show, we’ll talk about the climate crisis and some ideas about what you can do, with a focus on local fisheries, urban trees & gardens, and small farms.  Tyson R... Read more

Billionaires in space while the world burns

Airs at: Wed, 07/21/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio

Prison Pipeline Hosts Discuss 2021 Oregon Legislation

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join Prison Pipeline hosts Emma Lugo, Doug McVay, Karen James & Adam Carpinelli as they discuss which bills did and did not pass during the 2021 Oregon Legislature.  While HB2002, the Transforming Justice omnibus bill, did not pass, a number of policies and funding proposal... Read more

Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill

Airs at: Wed, 07/14/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Draft legislation to legalize marijuana at the federal level is being circulated on Capitol Hill. Democratic leaders in the Senate announced the bill at a news conference July 14. To learn more, KBOO News reporter Doug McVay spoke with marijuana policy expert Shaleen Title... Read more