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 a KBOO member: WHAT I WISH WOULD HAPPEN: That the prep school Kavanaugh type a--holes finally get their comeuppance. That Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a head and the people who have been brutalized, assaulted, hu... 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

TRIPP-P

  A podcast discussing Politics, Protests & POT-pourri.   Hosted by Cory Elia & Lesley McLam Guest Coordinator: Cory Elia Production Engineer: Lesley McLam Read more

Kaiser Ready to Strike & Pop Mob Fools Fascists

Airs at: Mon, 08/26/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Kaiser healthcare workers, Jennifer Forrester and Liz Arndt, speak from the picketline about their fight for safe staffing and possible strike. Then Alyssa Pariah discusses the Popular Mobilization's SPECTACLE to fool Proud Boys and other fascist forces on August 17th. Read more

Interview with Eyewitness at the Proud Boys Rally

Airs at: Mon, 08/19/2019 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
This past Saturday, far-right groups and anti-fascist counter-protesters met in Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park in a much anticipated protest clash. The Proud boys, about 300 in total, were widely outnumbered by the over 1000 counter protestors. Police made 13 arrests... Read more

Grace Paley's Life and Work

Airs at: Mon, 08/26/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
We celebrate the life and work of Grace Paley (1922-2007); Grace died in late August one dozen years ago. I'll read some of her last poems + part of a particularly notable short essay; Ken Jones will read the full text of one of her extraordinary early stories.     Read more