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

Buscando America on 07/23/19

Airs at: Tue, 07/23/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Ramón Márquez, director de La72 Hogar Refugio para personas migrantes en Tenosique Tabasco,  habla de la red de organizaciones de Guatemala y México para conocer la problemática en la frontera Sur. En esta emisión escucharás sobre las intensas movilizaciones y el  paro naci... Read more

Press**Watch

Airs at: Thu, 07/18/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Willem Van Spronsen gave his life this week fighting fascism.  You may have heard that he attacked the Tacoma Detention Center, risking the lives of the detainees.  That is not true. He died attacking the vehicles across the street that transported people from the concentr... Read more

The “Unwanteds”: Looking for Help, Landing in Jail

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Sarah Radcliffe, Managing Attorney for the Mental Health Rights Project at Disability Rights Oregon, about her new report, The “Unwanteds”: Looking for help, Landing in jail. An analysis of how trespass arrests at Portland-area hospitals criminalize m... Read more

Awakening to Justice: Conversations with Ned Rosch and Mustafa Akhwand

Airs at: Fri, 07/12/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  Portland resident, Ned Rosch has written a chapter for the book, Reclaiming Judaism from Zionism: Stories of Personal Transformation that was released in May 2019. A part of his chapter, "Palestine and My Journey of Self-Discovery" was published in Yes Magazine. The book... Read more