Civil Rights/Human Rights

KBOO Condemns the arrest of Broadcaster Frenchie Mae Cumpio of the Philippines

KBOO Community Radio joins our colleagues around the world, including the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC Asia-Pacific), in condemning the illegal arrest of Frenchie Mae Cumpio, 21, a community broadcaster and journalist associated with the Aksyon R... Read more

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... 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

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

Discussion on Florida's DeSantis, Hurricanes in Puerto Rico, Palestinian Youth Activism

Airs at: Tue, 09/27/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Rising Up With Sonali
  This week, we will examine what happened when Florida's governor Ron DeSantis sent two charter planes of mostly Venezuelan migrants from Texas to Marthas Vineyard in Massachusetts as what seems to be part of a political stunt. My guest, Mirian Albert, of Lawyers Committe... Read more

The Collapse of Journalism and the Threat to Democracy

Airs at: Tue, 09/27/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Keeping Democracy Alive
  The Collapse of Journalism and the Threat to Democracy. Reporters used to report, now there is virtually no line between media and the national security state. Veteran international journalist Patrick Lawrence on this show notes the big change occurred 9/11; since then w... Read more

Arundhati Roy - The RSS: Fascism in India

Airs at: Tue, 09/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The realities of India are in sharp contrast with the image it projects internationally. For example, you probably haven't heard of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the RSS. It is a right-wing, Hindu nationalist, paramilitary organization. The RSS, with its millions of m... Read more

Anne Keala Kelly talks about the fight for Native Hawaiian determination and protection of culture, traditions

Airs at: Mon, 09/26/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for First Voices Radio
  Tiokasin's guest for the full hour is Anne Keala Kelly. Keala is a Kanaka Maoli filmmaker, journalist and activist living on Hawai'i Island. Her works address the critical links between cultural, environmental and spiritual survival in the movement for Hawaiian self-dete... Read more

Florida's DeSantis Sends Migrants to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts / Bill Maher's View of Slavery

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  In the first half of today's episode, we discuss the political stunt performed by Ron DeSantis where he deceived a group of migrants into relocating to Martha's Vineyard by promising jobs and support that didn't exist. In the second half of the show, we discuss Bill Mah... Read more