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 06/25/19

Airs at: Tue, 06/25/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa conoce el trabajo poético de Sayak Valencia teórica queer fronteriza y performer feminista. Diana Torres “Pornoterrorista” lee su poema Transfronteras. En el marco del Día Internacional de la ONU en apoyo a las víctimas de la tortura, Krónicas de Viaje expo... Read more

The Push and Pull of Immigration

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Left and the Law commentator Mike Snedecker interviews Jim Smith, an immigration lawyer who lives and practices at the border. Using the example of Honduras, they discuss the “push” factors (poverty, violence and political repression) that impel immigrants to leave their ho... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 24, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts today's show which includes: Forest Health and Climate Change: An interview with Brenna Bell, forest protector and Policy Director and Attorney for Bark. Socialism or Barbarism: A reading from an essay by Rosa Luxemburg. The Things We Don’t Say: A review o... Read more

Toward the Abolition of Incarceration

Airs at: Tue, 06/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The U.S. is Number One. America is first in the world in having 2.3 million people behind bars. They are held in state prisons, federal prisons, county jails, juvenile correctional facilities and other lockups. The prison industrial complex costs state and federal govern... Read more