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 Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... 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

Harm Reduction in MA

Airs at: Wed, 11/13/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery held a hearing recently on harm reduction sites and supervised consumption facilities, so on this edition of Century of Lies we hear from MA State Sen. Cindy Friedman, Fenway Health... Read more

From Alcatraz to Standing Rock: 50 Years of Native Resistance, with LaNada War Jack

Airs at: Wed, 11/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    On November 20, 1969, dozens of Native American activists led by Richard Oakes, LaNada Means (War Jack), and others occupied Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay. Around 90 people kept the occupation going for a remarkable 19 months. War Jack (Shoshone Bannock) w... Read more

Buscando America on 11/12/19

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Escucha sobre la liberación de Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva y sobre la crisis actual en Bolivia en una conversación con  Gisela Rodríguez socióloga y docente del Portland State University. Krónikas de Viaje presenta al poeta chiapaneco Balam Rodrigo con poemas de su Libro Cen... Read more

Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How To Achieve Real Reform

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline, host Doug McVay talks with John Pfaff, JD, PhD, about mass incarceration, mass punishment, and criminal justice reform. Dr. Pfaff is a professor of law at Fordham Law School and the author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarcerati... Read more