Civil Rights/Human Rights


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Winners & Losers this Election Season

Airs at: Thu, 11/10/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Community dialogue is important. Voices from the Edge lends a KBOO microphone to informed guests you might not hear anywhere else. With an hour to invest, the call-in format engages listeners in meaningful conversations about crucial issues like racial disparity, governm... Read more

Flashpoints: Greg Palast

Airs at: Wed, 11/09/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Today on Flashpoints Greg Palast joins host Dennis Bernstein for an election day post mortem on voter intimidation.  Also, The Pipeline: How Marin and San Francisco financial firms fuel the fracking boom. Read more

Matthew Fox, A Way to God: Thomas Merton's Creation Spirituality Journey

Airs at: Fri, 11/11/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
The Beloved Community is show for activists: uniting mind, heart, and action.    This month I speak with someone who models activism, intellect and spirituality, Matthew Fox.   Silenced by the Vatican for his views, he left the Catholic priesthood in the early 1980s.   Mat... Read more

It CAN Happen Here: Call in with your thoughts

Airs at: Wed, 11/09/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
Well, it has happened. Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States.How did this happen? What does it mean for immigrants, people of color, women? We'll be taking your calls live on the air.   Like many people in our listening area and across the country, I... Read more

Secretaries of State discuss their Voting Processes

Airs at: Fri, 11/04/2016 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Between Us
Don Merrill talked with Secretaries of State of nearly a dozen states to see how they felt about their individual voting processes in advance of the 2016 election.  He discusses their comments with C. Norman Turrill, president of League of Women Voters of Oregon. Read more

Timely & Now on Nov. 4 (Standing Rock, #CripTheVote & Latino Vote)

Airs at: Fri, 11/04/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Host Pamela Santos talks to Jack Malstrom (Rose City Native Radio), Ruth Parra (Tonalli), Alice Wong (#CripTheVote).   Please see below for the transcript of Alice Wong's audio essay on #CripTheVote:   Hoo whee! I just mailed my absentee ballot yesterday. It took me a... Read more

Stop and Frisk: The Use and Abuse of a Controversial Policing Tactic

Airs at: Thu, 12/22/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Jo Ann speaks with Mike White, the co-author of Stop and Frisk: The Use and Abuse of a Controversial Policing Tactic.  No policing tactic has been more controversial than “stop and frisk,” whereby police officers stop, question and frisk ordinary citizens, who they may v... Read more

My Zine

Good old-fashioned spoken-word radio.  Observations and opinions, commentary and creative writing by long-time staff member, Bruce Silverman.  Random, thought-provoking topics including everything from human-interest stories read straight from the local paper, to personal c... Read more

Alternative Radio: Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Airs at: Tue, 11/01/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a leading voice for recognizing bias and  resisting cultural appropriation. She was born in Sudan and grew up in Australia where she trained as a mechanical engineer. She now works as an engineering specialist on oil and gas rigs as well as headin... Read more

Intersexuality, and Transgender Day of Remembrance

Airs at: Tue, 11/01/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
  Tuesday, Nov 1. 6pm 90.7 KBOO or online   You are invited to join us on Transpositive PDX this Tuesday, November 1 at 6pm on KBOO Community Radio 90.7 FM as we discuss intersexuality, featuring an interview with intersex person Nexus Aramjir. Amelia Pondering w... Read more