News & Cultural Programming at KBOO

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KBOO community radio has been bringing diverse communities together for forty years.  We offer over twenty hours per day of programs that are produced locally by volunteer community members.  This is critical for having local voices on the airwaves at a time when media ownership is consolidating and the remaining local entities turn to syndicated programs.  Furthermore we offer genuine diversity.  In a city that is over three-quarters white, we offer programming by and for Asian, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and those from many other backgrounds.  We put youth (with a part-time youth coordinator assisting), veterans, and the disabled on the air.  And we bring these communities together on and off the air!

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A People's History in Comics

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Words and Pictures
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Mon, 07/28/2008

Words & Pictures welcomes guest Mike Konopacki, a labor cartoonist who collaborated with author Howard Zinn and historian Paul Buhle to create a comics version of Zinn's A People’s History of American Empire.  S.W. Conser talks with Konopacki about the power of images to raise public consciousness and the challenges of mixing caricature with historical portrayals.

30:50 minutes (12.36 MB)

Why are YOU a republican?!?

program date: 
Mon, 07/28/2008

 Host Abe Proctor asks the world  "Why are you a republican?"  as if there could be a valid answer.  He gets lots of answers; YOU be the judge as to whether they're valid...

 

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82:32 minutes (37.79 MB)

The Private Prison Industry - Part 1.

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program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

The prison industry is a multi billion dollar industry.  At what cost to our rights under the constitution?  How much does this enormous industry affect policy from the federal level on down? Does it erode our sense of what it means to be American and free? 

27:36 minutes (25.27 MB)

Anti-transgender legislation in California

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

 

The Human Rights Campaign, or HRC, held a fund raiser in San Francisco last week to help defeat a November ballot measure that would ban gay marriage in California.

The hrc is one of the largest national gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender civil rights organizations, with seven hundred thousand members.

3:15 minutes (2.99 MB)

The Private Prison Industry - Part 2.

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program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

The prison industry is a multi billion dollar industry.  At what cost to our rights under the constitution?  How much does this enormous industry affect policy from the federal level on down? Does it erode our sense of what it means to be American and free? 

29:29 minutes (27 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

KBOO presents the latest on privacy issues from Civil Liberties Watch:

4:41 minutes (4.28 MB)

A Future for the Earth

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program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

Global climate activist Guy Dauncy talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about available technologies and policies that could save the planet.  Dauncy is with Earth Future.

18:18 minutes (8.38 MB)

Alternatives to Anti-Depressants

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

Hosted by: Dr. David Naimon

 

28:07 minutes (25.74 MB)

West Coast Convergence for Climate Action

program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

Chris Andreae hosts a special program all about the West Coast Convergence for Climate Action, 8 days of Low Impact Living and High Impact Action with skill shares, sustainability demonstrations, direct action, community organizing, and entertainment.

27:15 minutes (24.95 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: US Senate & The Media Shield Law

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

The US Senate debates a law to protect journalists from being forced to disclose confidential sources. Citizen journalists are not included for protection in the Senates version of The Free Flow of Information Act, S2035.

4:41 minutes (4.28 MB)

 

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