Civil Liberties

International Day of Democracy

  KBOO is kicking off our 2021 Fall Membership Drive with a News and Public Affairs Day commemorating the International Day of Democracy on September 15th! We'll discuss maintaining and developing democratic process at home and around the world. And looking back at how far... Read more

OJRC's Criminal Legal Reform Legislation

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, policy director with Oregon Justice Resource Center, about the 2022 Oregon legislative short session. Three bills that were unsuccessful in the 2021 session have been re-introduced this year by OJRC. Zach explains each bill and its... Read more

What Biden's 2-hour Press Conference Says About Beltway Coverage of White Supremacy and Republican Obstructionism

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
One thing that beltway reporters in our nation’s Capitol would not ask yesterday during the two-hour press conference is the role of White Supremacy and how it causes Republican obstructionism. And even denial that Trump lost the election and that Biden is president of the ... Read more

A Descending Spiral: Exposing the Death Penalty in 12 Essays by Marc Bookman

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
"The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy." -- Martin Luther King On today's episode, we welcome Marc Bookman, author of the new book A Descending Spiral: Exposing the Death Penalty in 12 Essays from T... Read more

American standoff with Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Thu, 01/06/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Public Affairs
Today, on the one-year anniversary of January 6th Capitol insurrection. Join host Jacqueline Keeler to AMERICAN STANDOFF. today Jackie will look at how white supremacy is the virus that is driving a lot of inaction (climate change/COVID/social justice) and instability in th... Read more

Doing What Works

Airs at: Mon, 01/03/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline, a conversation with Dr. Ashish Thakrar, a Fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, about methadone and buprenorphine treatment in prisons and jails; plus a dis... Read more

2021 Year in Review

Airs at: Mon, 12/27/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join Prison Pipeline hosts Karen James, Emma Lugo, Adam Carpinelli and Doug McVay as we wrap up 2021 and look forward to the New Year.     Read more

Roe on the Rocks

  The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. While abortion is legal in ... Read more

The Gap: Roe on the Rocks Podcast and Holiday Anxieties

Airs at: Fri, 12/17/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea interview KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, the producer of the new podcast 'Roe on the Rocks' which details how the Supreme Court challenge to Roe v. Wade can have a major impact on Oregon and Idaho. We learn about what abortion trig... Read more

Abolishing the Detention Center Industrial Complex

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Maru Mora with La Resistencia, an organization based in Washington state, whose primary goal is to shut down the Northwest Regional ICE Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.   More Information: http://laresistencianw.org Read more