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Voting Restrictions and Racial Discrimination Plus Excerpts from "Citizen Four"

Airs at: Wed, 08/03/2016 at 10:00am - 11:00am
  A Federal Judge Finds Conservatives' Voting Restrictions Are Motivated by Intentional Racial Discrimination: And we ll feature compelling excerpts from Citizen 4, the documentary that chronicles the release of thousands of secret, eye-poping NSA documents by Whistle Blow... Read more

News In Depth on 08/02/16: Interview with Ashraf Abu Rahma

Airs at: Tue, 08/02/2016 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Today's News in Depth features an interview with Ashraf Abu Rahma, a non-violent protest organizer from the village of Ni'lin in Palestine. He was recently abducted by the Israeli military during a non-violent protest in his village. His brother, Bassem, and his sister, Ja... Read more

Omar Barghouti at PeaceWorks 2015 on "BDS Explained"

Airs at: Fri, 07/22/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for One Land Many Voices
  Omar Barghouti spoke at PeaceWorks 2015 on "BDS Explained." This recording is from the 2015 Peace Works that was organized by the Rachel Corrie Foundation at the Evergreen State College in 2015.  Omar Barghouti is a founding committee member of the Palestinian Campaign f... Read more

Rick Ufford-Chase, Resisting Empire

Airs at: Sun, 07/17/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Rick Ufford-Chase was the moderator of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly from 2004 to 2006. He worked as a Presbyterian Mission Worker for twenty years on the U.S./Mexico border, supporting migrants and refugees and developing educational programs for people... Read more

Century Of Lies for July 17, 2016

Airs at: Sun, 07/17/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we talk about racism, violence, and the drug war with longtime drug policy reformer and social justice activist Cliff Thornton. Read more


Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
On this week's PressWatch, call in to support KBOO community radio!  The number is 877-500-KBOO, 877-500-5266.   First, some News You're Not Supposed To Know headlines, then let's discuss Black Lives Matter-- its treatment in the press, and the dismissive and/or incendiary... Read more

Black Lives Matter

Airs at: Tue, 07/12/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Host Joe Uris speaks with Theressa Raiford of Black Lives Matter about the recent police killings of black men in Louisiana, Minnesota and other areas of the country. He asks what needs to happen to change this pattern? Read more

Killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile Prompt Portland Protest

Airs at: Thu, 07/07/2016 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
There was a protest over the shooting of Alton Sterling yesterday at Pioneer Courthouse Square, and another demonstration is being held there tonight in the wake of the killing of Philando Castile, at 7 PM. It is being organized by Don’t Shoot Portland, whose name refers to... Read more

Francis Boyle on the Case for Indicting Hilary Clinton and Greg Palast on Election Crimes

Airs at: Thu, 07/07/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Today on Flashpoints: Noted legal scholar, author and law professor, Francis Boyle, makes the case for the indictment of Hilary Clinton. Also our Weekly Election Crimes Bulletin with Greg Palast. Read more