Civil Rights/Human Rights

Radio Free Palestine 2019

Produced for Radio Free Palestine
Wednesday May 15th 2019 marks the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba – when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lost their homes and became what is now one of the largest, and longest-lasting refugee populations on earth. KBOO will be participating in an all-day br... Read more

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By a KBOO member: WHAT I WISH WOULD HAPPEN: That the prep school Kavanaugh type a--holes finally get their comeuppance. That Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a head and the people who have been brutalized, assaulted, hu... Read more

2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

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

Supervised Consumption Sites

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, the UK House of Commons discusses medical cannabis prescribing, and the Philadelphia City Council and Philly DA Larry Krassner talk about harm reduction and supervised consumption sites. Note: new recordings of Century of Lies are now being rel... Read more

Buscando America on 05/21/19

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
A diez años del asesinato de Abraham Bojorquez escucha a Karen Torrente en Kronicas de Viaje sobre este lider cultural radialista y rapero aymara Ukamau y Ké. Lectura sobre la desilusión que conduce a la resistencia de Evo Morales una vez iniciada su campaña electoral, un t... Read more

Peace Talks Radio: Poems and Pen Pals for Peace

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
On this Radiozine, we bring an episode of Peace Talks Radio, featuring two women who are finding inspiration for peacemaking in the written word. Kim Rosen, author of the book Saved by a Poem, talks about how people struggling with personal conflict can find peace, comfort ... Read more

Expungement

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Nikki Thompson about expunging criminal records for youth and adults.  Nikki, an attorney with the Metropolitan Public Defenders Community Law Division, runs the MPD Expungement Clinic.  A motion to set aside (expunction) is a legal proceeding for se... Read more