Civil Rights/Human Rights

Holocaust survivor Laureen Nussbaum unveils new book

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Longtime Portland resident and Holocaust survivor Laureen Nussbaum has a new book, "Shedding our Stars, the story of Hans Calmeyer and how he saved thousands of families like mine," which details how a German bureaucrat saved over 3,700 Jews in Amsterdam from certain dea... Read more

"Close the Camps PDX" holds rally

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  On October 14, the newly formed coalition “Close the Camps PDX” held a rally in downtown Portland today for No Deportations on Stolen Land. KBOO’s Jezaniah Hawthorne reporting. Read more

Buscando America on 10/15/19

Airs at: Tue, 10/15/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Luego de 12 días de protestas en Ecuador se llegó a un acuerdo entre dirigentes indígenas y el presidente Lenin Moreno y se acordó la derogación del decreto que elimina subsidios a los combustibles. La migración en la frontera sur de México se ha convertido en una bomba de ... Read more

It Takes A Village To Learn ft. Erica Fuller

Airs at: Sat, 10/12/2019 at 9:00am - Thu, 10/31/2019 at 9:15am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
NEW EPISODE ALERT Ok y’all, here’s the deal. We’ve been working our ASSES off for this podcast that we love so dearly, but it’s mostly BTS shit that not many see or hear. Well aren’t your ears in for a fuckin treat because we are FINALLY releasing new content!!!! We’re rele... Read more

Thom Hartmann discusses his new book, the House impeachment investigation and how progressives can reform the Supreme Court

Airs at: Thu, 10/10/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host. He is also a New York Times bestselling author of twenty-four books, translated into multiple languages. Thom has a new book, “The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal ... Read more

September 24, 2019: Looking Back at the Police Union's Use of Grievance Arbitration

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      This show is shorter than normal due to KBOO's Fall Membership Drive.  As the city, its people, and its police union gear up to start negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement for rank-and-file officers and sergeants, we are taking a look back through h... Read more

Harm Reduction Scores A Win

Airs at: Wed, 10/09/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
A federal judge has rejected the Justice Department's attempt to stop Philadelphia nonprofit Safehouse from setting up a supervised consumption facility. On this week's Century we hear from Liz Evans, one of the founders of North America's first supervised consumption site,... Read more

Buscando America on 10/08/19

Airs at: Tue, 10/08/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En Ecuador Lenin Moreno anunció una serie de medidas y decretos conocidos como el paquetazo verde, lo cual desató un paro nacional. En esta emisión hablamos con el activista ambiental Paul Jarrin miembro del Colectivo guardianes del agua en Cuenca. En krónikas de viaje  un ... Read more

Capitalism's Triumph: Labor Rights Violated in Every Country On Earth

Airs at: Mon, 10/07/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker shares an article in CounterPunch by Pete Dolack, "Capitalism's Triumph: Labor Rights Violated in Every Country On Earth". Pete Dolack writes the Systemic Disorder blog and has been active with Amnesty International, Trade Justice New York Metro, the National Peo... Read more

Peace Process Falters in Colombia

Airs at: Mon, 10/07/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews PhD candidate in sociology Alex Diamond on the modern history of Colombia, including the 50 year insurrection of the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), the recent peace accords, how the peace process has opened the countryside to new larg... Read more