Civil Rights/Human Rights

KBOO Condemns the arrest of Broadcaster Frenchie Mae Cumpio of the Philippines

KBOO Community Radio joins our colleagues around the world, including the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC Asia-Pacific), in condemning the illegal arrest of Frenchie Mae Cumpio, 21, a community broadcaster and journalist associated with the Aksyon R... 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

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

Florida's DeSantis Sends Migrants to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts / Bill Maher's View of Slavery

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  In the first half of today's episode, we discuss the political stunt performed by Ron DeSantis where he deceived a group of migrants into relocating to Martha's Vineyard by promising jobs and support that didn't exist. In the second half of the show, we discuss Bill Mah... Read more

"Contemporary Poetry: The Arab American Turn" with Poets Fady Joudah and Hayan Charara

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Arab Voices
  The Arab-American Educational Foundation Center for Arab Studies at the University of Houston held its Annual AAEF Dr. Burhan and Mrs. Misako Ajouz Professor of Arab Studies Distinguished Lecture in Literature on September 8, 2022, at the University of Houston under the ... Read more

Teepee Talk, Truth and Healing Council, Snotty Nose Rez Kids

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Rose City Native Radio
  A TRIBE CALLED RED, Sagepatch Kid, Snotty Nose Rez kids, Teepee Talk. California governor apologizes to Native Americans: "California Gov. Gavin Newsom has apologized to Native Americans for the violence, maltreatment and neglect". Native Americans in that state have suf... Read more

Haitian Voices of Resistance Today

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Sojourner Truth Radio
  Today on Sojourner Truth we bring you excerpts from a recent webinar titled, Haitian Voices of Resistance Today. Listeners receive an update on the latest in the crisis in Haiti from organizers on the ground. 09-21-2022          Read more

Putin's Nuclear Threat & MAD - It's Roots in the Colonial Origin Story

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
Putin's declaration yesterday that "those who try to blackmail us with nuclear weapons should know that the weathervane can turn and point towards them," the threat of a nuclear catastrophe looms again. Here in Portland, Oregon, we live downstream from the Hanford Nuclear s... Read more