Civil Rights/Human Rights

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

#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

End Prison Slavery: The Free Alabama Movement

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 03/15/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
End Prison Slavery: The Free Alabama Movement Download This Episode (Sean Swain: 4min 47sec) This week we air two interviews about the struggle of Alabama activist and prisoner Kinetic Justice. Kinetic, aka Robert Earl Council, conducted a 6 day hunger strike because he w... Read more

It Takes A Village To Get A Kid Where They Need To Be ft. Juan Ramirez of Racist Sandwich

Airs at: Sat, 03/16/2019 at 12:00am - Sun, 03/31/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Issa crossover y’all! Join our conversation this week as we sit down with producer / editor / overall contributor, @juandr47 of Racist Sandwich!!!! He’s letting us in on his love of skateboarding and LA, updating us about the podcast, and of course getting into race and foo... Read more

Full Interview with Tim Ledwith, Whose Case Led to Indictments Against Two Members of Patriot Prayer

Airs at: Tue, 03/19/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On March 12, Patriot Prayer member Donovon Flippo was arrested in connection with an assault in June of 2018. The 23-year-old Flippo is a co-defendent with Tusitala "Tiny" Toese, 22, both frequent participants in violent protest events involving the Vancouver, WA-based P... Read more

Cops: Foot Soldiers of Capitalism and Gentrification

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Call 503-231-8187 to join the conversation! American society has long used over-policing as a way to violently control Black, Brown and poor communities and to generate state income from poverty. Gentrification displaces and breaks up communities and utilizes both police... Read more