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

Press**Watch: Sedinam Moyowasifza-Curry

Airs at: Thu, 11/21/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Today I'll give a brief update on the news you're not supposed to know along with more comments on the Impeachment Inquiry process.  And I am proud to be able to present a live interview with Sedinam Moyowasifza-Curry, who is running for the Presidential nomination of the G... Read more

MORE Reform

Airs at: Wed, 11/20/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
The US House Judiciary Committee held a markup session on HR3884, the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act of 2019. The measure passed the Committee on a vote of 24-10. Read more

Portland Freedom Fund

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Amanda Trujillo with Portland Freedom Fund PFF.  This organization aims to highlight the injustices of the cash bail system that preys on the poor and people of color. PFF pays bail for those living in the Portland metro area and in Clark and Skam... Read more

Rural Roots Rising

Airs at: Wed, 11/20/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Rural Roots Rising
Anyone Can Be An Organizer features Brenda Flores with Raíces in Stanfield, Umatilla County, Juan Navarro with Here to Stay in the mid-Willamette Valley, and Monica Pearson with Indivisible North Coast Oregon in Astoria, Clatsop County. We talked with each of them about the... Read more