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The Cultural Legacy of the Black Panther Party

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Fifty years ago, the United States was in a period of tremendous social upheaval and cultural change. The Civil Rights Movement led by Dr. Martin Luther King had resulted in new federal legislation outlawing discriminatory laws, but police brutality and economic inequali... Read more

FLASHPOINTS with Dennis Bernstein

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Today on Flashpoints: Will the South Korean parliament vote to impeach their president: we'll have a special update with Flashpoints regional correspondent Kay Jay Noh: then we spend the rest of the hour hearing some free speech from activist Medea Benjamin. Read more

ReConnecting with Barbara Ford

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Please join us as we talk with local visionary, activist, and artist Barbara Ford.  We are focusing our discussion this morning on the importance of reconnecting to our own hearts, to spirit and to each other and the world at a time when we are fractured by horrific events... Read more

Robert Jensen, Plain Radical

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas.  He returns to Progressive Spirit to discuss his book, Plain Radical: Living, Loving, and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully.  He calls this book a "polemical memoir" in that it is a s... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 12/08/16

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge

Climate justice with the Coalition of Communities of Color

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2016 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
As climate change increasingly affects everyday life, communities of color and low-income communities are feeling its impact. How can communities work towards climate justice and equitable environmental solutions? KBOO News spoke live in Studio 2 with the Coalition of Commu... Read more

The Real News about Prisons: Discussions with Project Censored

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview Andy Lee Roth from Project Censored.  The "Censored 2017" publication features 25 stories of "news that didn't make the news" including medical neglect of immigrants in privatized U.S. jails and communication management units. The discussion w... Read more

Our Annual Year In Review (part one)

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2016 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
At this time of year we do our annual recognition of those who have transcended throughout the year.  And this year has been quite eventful, in terms of that.  We also want to recognize this year as being one of many tests; where the universe forced people to have to take a... Read more

Rally to save wild salmon

Airs at: Tue, 12/06/2016 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Advocacy groups are joining efforts to rally for wild salmon and steelhead in the Snake River. 4 dams are being proposed for removal along the lower Snake River. The Army Corps of Engineers will be holding a meeting to take public comments on Dec. 7, so advocates are holdin... Read more

Workers Won't Back Down: The Fight for $15

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  On Building Bridges: as newly-elected politicians and newly-empowered corporate special interests threaten an extremist agenda to move the country to the right, working Americans announced that their 4-year-old Fight for $15 will not back down & that any efforts to block... Read more