Government/Politics

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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

Labor, the Election and Beyond

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with union organizer and education coordinator for Labor Notes, Barbara Madeloni, about how some unions are looking at the possibility of a stolen election or outright coup. They discuss calls for general strikes if need be, but also take a sober look at t... Read more

Defend Democracy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Defend Democracy: Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democracy a... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 26, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Defend Democracy: Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democrac... Read more

Journalist reflects on one year anniversary of mass protests in Chile and coming constitutional referendum

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
    Last Sunday, Chileans marked one year since the start of major protests over class and racial inequality. Clashes between demonstrators and police escalated in violence, and law enforcement's response led to severe injuries. From the capital of Santiago, documentaria... Read more

Evening News on 10/23/20

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On this Membership Drive special of the KBOO Evening News: Activist group, Don’t Shoot Portland is seeking sanctions against the Portland Police Bureau for violating a June restraining order limiting the use of so-called less lethal weapons; The vacant Greyhound Station... Read more

The Gap: Election Limbo, Fleetwood Mac and masks play tricks on the mind

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss election anxiety. We are in the special limbo time of not knowing what is going to happen, and it weighs on the mind even when we don't realize it. Then, we bring back Tik Tok Watch to talk about the reunion of Fleetwo... Read more

Election 2020: Democratic Secretary of State candidate Shemia Fagan

Airs at: Thu, 10/22/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Shemia Fagan is the Democratic candidate for Secretary of State in the November 2020 election. Fagan is an Oregon native, growing up in Dufur and the Dalles. Currently she serves as a state senator representing District 24, which encompasses Southeast Portland, Happy Va... Read more

Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
On Monday, October 26, Folk Espresso will feature the third in its series of four all-political shows, with host Diane Hunt.  The 90-minute show will include songs that confront us, contort us, and comfort us as we VOTE to put this country back on a sane course.  You can co... Read more