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

Press**Watch: COVID-19 update

Airs at: Thu, 02/20/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Join Dr. Henry Niman, Ph.D., one of the world's premier virologists, as he returns to the KBOO airwaves.  What can we expect from COVID-19?  Will we be able to keep it from spreading in the USA or will we have to shut down whole cities as the Chinese have?  Dr. Niman, an ex... Read more

Knowledge Into Action

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On the new installment of Free Culture Radio: putting knowledge into action. The evidence for supervised consumption facilities is clear and incontrovertible. Some will say yeah but the feds will never approve. Others get off their butts and work to make change happen. Audi... Read more

Democracy, Justice & the Courts

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On January 22, 2020 Oregon Humanities held the second event in its Portland Think & Drink series. Making Democracy focused on democracy, justice, and the courts with three major figures in criminal justice in Oregon: Oregon Supreme Court Justice Adrienne Nelson, Benton Coun... Read more

Baltimore Continues To Lead

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The city of Baltimore is one of the US cities discussing how to set up supervised consumption facilities and overdose prevention sites. On today's Century we hear from Christa Daring, Executive Director of the Sex Workers Outreach Project USA; Rajani Gudlavalletti, Communit... Read more

Portland Forward

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
 Today on the RadioActivist, Suzanne LaGrande  will interview James Kafoury and Julia DeGraw  members of Portland Forward, a political action and education group whose mission is to create an intergenerational learning hub for the political process. They take political issu... Read more

Make Valentine’s Day Great Again

Airs at: Sat, 02/15/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Alter: Reality Theater
  Dateless again, but that's no biggie, join Lady Danger, in the lovely RIP CITY Hardcore, Pogo, Gogo, poetry, Hiphop, Radioplay, electronic stuff, missed connections and more..... Today isn't for love, it's for the revolution  US League of Women Voters 1920 : The League ... Read more

Beaverton City Council votes to put government restructure on May ballot

Airs at: Wed, 02/12/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Beaverton’s City Council voted Monday to add a major change to the city’s governmental structure on the May ballot. This measure would change the center of power in the city's governance, with the Council appointing a city manager to do the administrative work of the cit... Read more

"Building Beyond Policing" Forum with the Care Not Cops Coalition

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
    On February 1, 2020, the local activist coalition Care Not Cops held the final event in its "Building Beyond Policing" series of workshops at the PCC Cascade campus. KBOO was there and recorded the first part of the event, a panel discussion focused on alternatives to... Read more