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National Day to End Police Brutality, Part 1, with Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.

Airs at: Sun, 10/21/2007 at 5:00pm
Part of a daylong, live broadcast bringing attention to law enforcement and civil rights. Part 1 features Lisa Loving interviewing the Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr., CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus. Read more

Future Pot: Politics, Policy and Science, Part 1

Airs at: Thu, 11/01/2007 at 5:00pm
A KBOO Radio Special examining marijuana today, who can use it, who shouldn't, and what the government's doing about it. Part 1 features Mitch Earlywine, Associate Professor of Psychology at the State University of New York at Albany. Read more

People Rise Up - News Wrap

Airs at: Tue, 04/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up

Joe Uris says "Things ARE Winnable!"

Airs at: Mon, 04/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Joe Uris hosts today. His topic is "Things Are Winnable." The issues include fighting the LNG terminals in Oregon, the many sins of John McNasty, and more.  Read more

CLW: Cultural Anthropologist on Torture and Human Rights

Airs at: Sun, 04/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  And now, the latest Civil Liberties Watch, with KBOO's Linda Olson-Osterlund:   Read more

Locus Focus with poet/activist Hilton Obenzinger

Airs at: Tue, 04/08/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the 1968 student strike at Columbia University, one of the many pivotal events of 1968 being remembered this year. Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein, as a freshman at Barnard College, spent a week occupying Low Library, the office o... Read more

WHEEL reads Fallen Angel

Airs at: Wed, 04/09/2008 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Hole in the Bucket
Hole in the Bucket, a show about and for homelessness. Here is an excerpt from our most recent show featuring an organization for homeless women called The Seattle Sisterhood of Homeless Women In Poetry. The book this poem is read from is Beloved Community.   Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: The Tribunal of Omar Khadr

Airs at: Sun, 04/06/2008 at 5:00pm
 Omar Khadr was only fifteen years old whe he was captured by American Forces in Afghanistan.This  program talks about his torture and mistreatment in U.S. custody. For more information start with Wikipedia and follow the many leads. For newspaper coverage go to The Torotno... Read more

Tibet and Protests around the Olympic Torch

Airs at: Sun, 04/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Scott Forrester interviews Ben Carrdus Senior Researcher and Communications Deputy for the International Campaign For Tibet about the upcomming protests surrounding China, Tibet and the Olympic Torch. Read more

Civil Liberties Watch Brandon Mayfield Interview

Airs at: Sun, 01/06/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
An Interview with attorney Brandon Mayfield about his successful lawsuit to have the Patriot Act declared unconstitutional.  Read more