History

A (fuller) conversation with Dr. Jared A. Ball, and the music of Al Jarreau

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Jared A. Ball has been on the airwaves of KBOO several times; in interviews related to news programming, on airings of Hard Knock Radio, and even on 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' (in a segment on A Tribe called Quest and Phife Dawg). However, we had been wanting to do a... Read more

It Can't Happen Where?

Airs at: Mon, 02/27/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel discusses Sinclair Lewis's 1935 novel of American fascism, It Can't Happen Here, the similarities between its fictional demagogue and our current president, the capitalist roots of fascism, and some differences of political landscape then and now.   It's the ... Read more

Stephen F. Cohen on Trump's Russia-connected allegations

Airs at: Thu, 03/02/2017 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Stephen Frand Cohen is an American scholar and professor emeritus of Russian studies at Princeton University and New York University.  He joins Per Fagereng on Fight the Empire Thursday March 2nd at 9:30am from the Nation:  "The bipartisan, nearly full-political-spectr... Read more

Honoring The Life And Work Of Kwame Ture...

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2017 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Kwame Ture has been committed to the struggle for African liberation for a majority of his life, and yet his work is overshadowed by so many others in the movement. That is just as well, since those who do the bulk of the work on the ground are rarely, if ever, recognized. ... Read more

Salt of the Earth

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Produced at the height of the Hollywood Red Scare by blacklisted filmmakers, 1954's Salt of the Earth is a groundbreaking drama that highlights the roles of Latina women and striking mineworkers.  Jenn Chavez talks with the organizers of an upcoming event at the Hollywoo... Read more

White Privilege: Michael Eric Dyson

Airs at: Tue, 02/21/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Some people have choices and advantages simply because of the color of their skin. Many whites are unaware of it or if they are are quick to say, Hey, I’m cool and beyond that. Yeah, right. Peggy McIntosh, a noted women’s studies scholar in her classic essay “White Privi... Read more

Veterans for Peace Radio

Airs at: Mon, 02/20/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  An update of the Trump administration: the departure of Flynn and the withdrawal of Puzder. Then black history month clips from Muhammed Ali, William Harbour a freedom rider, Marion Barry and Olla Hudson a civil rights icon. Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 13, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Clayton Morgareidge hosts this short, membership-drive edition of the Old Mole, and we hear... • Larry Bowlden reviews Nella Larsen’s 1928 novel from the Harlem Renaissance, Quicksand; • Bill Resnick and historian Bill Smaldone look for lessons about Trump in the rise ... Read more

Fascism and History

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with Bill Smaldone about the history of Fascism in Germany and the degree to which curent events may be similar.  They discuss the Nazis' use of parliamentary power to enable authoritarian rule, the exploitation of the Reichstag fire to enact emergency... Read more

DIRECT ACTION: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  As Americans take to the streets in record numbers to resist the presidency of Donald Trump, L.A. Kauffman’s timely, trenchant history of protest offers unique insights into how past movements have won victories in times of crisis and backlash and how they can be most ef... Read more