Civil Rights/Human Rights

Radio Free Palestine 2019

Produced for Radio Free Palestine
Wednesday May 15th 2019 marks the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba – when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lost their homes and became what is now one of the largest, and longest-lasting refugee populations on earth. KBOO will be participating in an all-day br... 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

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... 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

It Takes A Village To Learn ft. Erica Fuller

Airs at: Sat, 10/12/2019 at 9:00am - Thu, 10/31/2019 at 9:15am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
NEW EPISODE ALERT Ok y’all, here’s the deal. We’ve been working our ASSES off for this podcast that we love so dearly, but it’s mostly BTS shit that not many see or hear. Well aren’t your ears in for a fuckin treat because we are FINALLY releasing new content!!!! We’re rele... Read more

Thom Hartmann discusses his new book, the House impeachment investigation and how progressives can reform the Supreme Court

Airs at: Thu, 10/10/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host. He is also a New York Times bestselling author of twenty-four books, translated into multiple languages. Thom has a new book, “The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal ... Read more

September 24, 2019: Looking Back at the Police Union's Use of Grievance Arbitration

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      This show is shorter than normal due to KBOO's Fall Membership Drive.  As the city, its people, and its police union gear up to start negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement for rank-and-file officers and sergeants, we are taking a look back through h... Read more

Harm Reduction Scores A Win

Airs at: Wed, 10/09/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
A federal judge has rejected the Justice Department's attempt to stop Philadelphia nonprofit Safehouse from setting up a supervised consumption facility. On this week's Century we hear from Liz Evans, one of the founders of North America's first supervised consumption site,... Read more