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Seeking Peace on Earth: A PEACE TALKS RADIO Special

Airs at: Fri, 01/06/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Water World
  Water World is off....instead we present Peace Talks Radio's annual compendium of highlights from the past year's programs including reducing political polarization, the neuroscience of peacemaking, how meditative practices help school kids, the humanitarian work of Doct... Read more

Valentine's Day Special

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Incarceration often prevents, families, friends and lovers from spending Valentine's Day together so Prison Pipeline hosts wanted to create a way to use the KBOO airwaves to connect people through messages of love. On the day before Valentine's Day Prison Pipeline will host... Read more

VOICES OF RESISTANCE FROM THE NATION'S CAPITAL: BLACK POWER AT 50 IN DC

Airs at: Wed, 01/04/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Todays program includes the fifth and final part of our series Black Power: 50 Years in DC, 1966-2016. The Black Arts Movement is our focus today and features our interview with fiber artist and cultural activist Januwa Moja, who has exhibited her wearable art throughout... Read more

Alternative Radio: Medea Benjamin

Airs at: Tue, 01/03/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Medea Benjamin is a renowned peace activist and social justice advocate. She travels around the world and documents human rights violations. She's co-founder of Global Exchange and CODEPINK. She is the recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Prize from the Fellows... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for January 2, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts this first episode of the Old Mole for 2017 and we hear: 1. Carrie Cantrell talks about her experience as an Intersex person and the work she does around the issue. 2.  Frann Michel shares an article about sustainable activism that can prevent despair. 3.... Read more

Left & the Law: "13th"

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss the powerful new film "13th", directed by Ava DuVernay. It deals with the post-Reconstruction enslavement of African-americans through exploitation of the langauge of the 13th Amendment to the US Constit... Read more

Disability Solidarity with TL Lewis

Airs at: Fri, 01/06/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
This week we're talking to social justice engineer, activist-attorney, and founder of HEARD (Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of Deaf Communities), Talila "TL" Lewis. We talk about deafness and disability in relation to the school-to-prison pipeline, disability solida... Read more

Legislation for Healing Not Handcuffs

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James interviews Bob Joondeph, Executive Director, Disability Rights Oregon.  DRO is an organization that helps people with disability-related legal issues and also monitors Oregon’s jails and prisons.    Bob Joondeph discusses DRO’s proposed legislation for the ... Read more

14 Years of Torture: Time to Shut Down Guantánamo

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Emma Lugo as she interviews guests Megan Harrington, Max White and Marty Fromer of Amnesty International on the upcoming 14th anniversary of the opening of the US torture prison, Guantánamo Bay, which still holds sixty prisoners.  On Wednesday, January 11th at 4pm... Read more

Marshall "Eddie" Conway on Sojourner Truth Radio

Airs at: Fri, 12/30/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Today, we broadcast our one-hour, in-studio special with former Black Panther Party leader, decades-long political prisoner, and The Real News Executive Producer Marshall "Eddie" Conway.   Marshall "Eddie" Conway (born April 23, 1946) was the Minister of Defense of the ... Read more