Civil Rights/Human Rights

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

Undoing the Global War on Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
This week, we examine the failure of the global war on drugs and look ahead to the March meeting of the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs. Read more

Pain Management

Airs at: Sun, 02/24/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, the US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee looks at pain management, opioid policies, and the search for alternatives like cannabis. Read more

Buscando America on 02/19/19

Airs at: Tue, 02/19/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Andrea González miembro del Colectivo Ustedes Somos Nosotros junto con otros defensores de los derechos humanos de los migrantes fueron agredidos en las inmediaciones del Deportivo de la Magdalena Mixuca en un acto premeditado, arbitrario y de criminalización. Javier Sierra... Read more

Who Is Leonard Peltier?: Paulette D’auteuil of the ILPDC

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 02/15/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
A Story of Leonard Peltier This week, Paulette D’auteuil speaks about the life and case of Leonard Peltier. Peltier is one of the best known political prisoners currently held in the U.S. Paulette is the Director of the International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee, base... Read more

Harrison Bergeron - An Individual with Courage and Strength

Airs at: Fri, 02/22/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Join Host Dale Holiday as she shares elements of the futuristic world where “everyone is equal” as portrayed in Kurt Vonnegut’s short story, “Harrison Bergeron”.  She examines this fictional society and suggests that the same dynamics create the group think mentality in tod... Read more