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Through Our Own Eyes Special Report: Sit In Blocks UBS HQ in Puerto Rico

Produced for Through Our Own Eyes
Today protestors at UBS headquarters blocked the entrance of the swiss bank’s local headquarters at 8am in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.  UBS is one of a few financial institutions responsible for accelerating the financial crisis in Puerto Rico. The swiss bank had sold off many o... Read more

The Legacy of Colonialism and Its Effect on Mental Health in India

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Madness Radio 5/7
  How does the legacy of colonialism affect mental health in India? Are women’s rights, spiritual freedom, and ant-colonialism intertwined? Do women who choose a path of spiritual renunciation have the same freedom as men? Where are human rights more respected: in traditio... Read more

D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus

Airs at: Thu, 07/28/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus have been celebrated in the documentary field for such groundbreaking films as Don't Look Back, Monterey Pop,, Down From the Mountain, and The War Room.  One of the founders of the Direct Cinema movement, Pennebaker originall... Read more

Omar Barghouti at PeaceWorks 2015 on "BDS Explained"

Airs at: Fri, 07/22/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for One Land Many Voices
  Omar Barghouti spoke at PeaceWorks 2015 on "BDS Explained." This recording is from the 2015 Peace Works that was organized by the Rachel Corrie Foundation at the Evergreen State College in 2015.  Omar Barghouti is a founding committee member of the Palestinian Campaign f... Read more

LIVE Ahjamu Umi

Airs at: Tue, 03/29/2016 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Ahjamu talks about Cuban affairs Read more

Donald Worster on "Shrinking the Earth: The Rise and Decline of American Abundance"

Airs at: Thu, 07/21/2016 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Host Per Fagereng interviews environmental historian Donald Worster about his new book, "Shrinking the Earth: The Rise and Decline of American Abundance." Donald Worster takes a global view in his examination of the ways in which complex issues of worldwide abundance and... Read more

Richard Wolff on "Capitalism's Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown"

Airs at: Wed, 07/20/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Host Per Fagereng interviews professor and author Richard Wolff about his new book "Capitalism's Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown." Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Visiting Professor at th... Read more


Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
On this week's PressWatch, call in to support KBOO community radio!  The number is 877-500-KBOO, 877-500-5266.   First, some News You're Not Supposed To Know headlines, then let's discuss Black Lives Matter-- its treatment in the press, and the dismissive and/or incendiary... Read more

Refugee Dreams Revisited

Airs at: Tue, 07/12/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts and MediaRites present Refugee Dreams Revisited as part of Crossing East Archive Project. This special is hosted by Margaret Cho and focuses on the experiences of Southeast Asian refugees in Portland, and features Cambodian musician Daran Kravanh. MediaRites is... Read more

Murders of People of Color in the U.S. and the Worker's Law in France

Airs at: Fri, 07/08/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Today on Flashpoints: Guest host Kevin Pena invited special guest, Cephus "Uncle Bobby" Johnson, Oscar Grant's uncle, to join him to discuss the ongoing murder of people of color by police forces across the US. He also speaks with a journalist in France about the so call... Read more