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DIRECT ACTION: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  As Americans take to the streets in record numbers to resist the presidency of Donald Trump, L.A. Kauffman’s timely, trenchant history of protest offers unique insights into how past movements have won victories in times of crisis and backlash and how they can be most ef... Read more

Everyday Meals and Food Systems Activism

Airs at: Wed, 02/15/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
We are living through a time when calls for isolationism and closing the borders is reaching fever pitch. In an attempt to find solidarity and community with other human beings we can turn to one thing everyone experiences: food. In her new book, "Meet Me at the Bamboo Tabl... Read more

Angela Davis.....Beginnings: Movements of Possibility

Airs at: Tue, 02/14/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  In times of crisis one can simultaneously see danger and opportunity. Today there is nostalgia for an imagined past and a desire to recreate it. It’s a seductive tale. Things were better then. The country was unchallenged in the world. Jobs were plentiful. Minorities, wo... Read more

Resurrecting the WPA, Universal Basic Income and Fighting Gentrification

Airs at: Thu, 02/16/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Arlene Goldbard heads up U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, a collective of artists and activists working to advance an agenda on the state and local level that includes Cultural Impact Studies (similar to Environmental Impact Studies) to help mitigate gentrification i... Read more

The Politics of Living

Every 1st Wednesday from 9:00 am - 10:00 am The purpose of this show is to create a place on the radio dial in order to elevate women's voices and opinions around political, economical, and cultural issues. The intent is to look at global and local events/topics via interv... Read more

Khalid Mosley Presents: Rose City Rip Hop

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Produced for Rose City Rip Hop
 KBOO's very own Khalid Mosley sits down with local musicians, such as, Bocha, Zach Drury, Markis Apollo, and groups like Dead Phone Dummiez, and Cosmic Gurus. But thats not all, there are many other artists to look forward to. Rose City Rip Hop is all about shedding light ... Read more

David Korten on Positively Revolting

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Please join us for a great conversation with author and lecturer, David Korten. David is an author, and former professor of the Harvard Business School.  He is the co-founder and board chair of the Positive Futures Network, which publishes Yes! Magazine. His books include ... Read more

Anarquismo, Insane Music for Insane People #19, Agog

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 10:00pm - Sat, 02/11/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Join us this Friday evening continuing our membership drive to listen to more Insane Music for Insane People from the Belgium Label Insane, as well as the recording Anarquismo, which includes pieces by the band Antorcha (Las Antorchas), and much more! Read more

Michelle Alexander: Race & Caste in the U.S.

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar. As an associate professor of law at Stanford Law School, she directed the Civil Rights Clinics and pursued a research agenda focused on the intersection of race and criminal justic... Read more

Michael Eric Dyson in Portland with his Sermon for White America

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Michael Eric Dyson is an academic, author, and radio host. He is a professor of Sociology at Georgetown University.  Described by Michael A. Fletcher as "a Princeton Ph.D. and a child of the streets who takes pains never to separate the two", Dyson has authored or edited... Read more