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KBOO News In Depth: What CPB Cuts Mean for America

Airs at: Wed, 03/22/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Produced for News In Depth
       KBOO Development Director, Becky Meiers talks with KBOO Evening News Director Zeloszelos Marchandt about how cutting the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and National Endowment for the Arts effects our First Ammendment right to free access to information and the... Read more

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  In The Refugees Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth. From a young Vietnamese refugee who suffers profound culture shock when he comes to live with two gay men in San Francisco, to a woman whose husb... Read more

Growing Food...Empowering Communities...Changing Lives

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Jo Ann Hardesty speaks to Barbara Bernstein, producer of the new documentary Gaining Ground. GAINING GROUND presents the personal stories of farmers and activists confronting the challenges of feeding their local communities sustainably grown food. The documentary inter... Read more

Transitions and Transformations: Conversations with Anthony Flaccavento and Deshna Ubeda

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
The theme of this episode is transitions and transformations.  Here are two people who see changes on the ground and are helping direct them toward a more flourishing outcome. My first guest ever on this program, when it was called Religion For Life, is Anthony Flaccavento... Read more

Hali Stone Free Breakfast Program in Cleveland Threatened with Closure

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
A free breakfast program in Cleveland, modeled on the Black Panther party’s platform for economic self-sufficiency, is under threat from local officials and building management. For more, KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Suncere Ali Shakur, the founder of the program. Th... Read more

Sean The Bus Driver hosts ALEXA WILEY on Plugged In 03/17/17

Airs at: Fri, 03/17/2017 at 10:00pm - Sat, 03/18/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Plugged In

Chris Hedges on the Rise of Trump and American Fascism

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  It's all about "The F-Word," our monthly exploration of fascism"which is corporate control of the state, combined with repression of human rights and ramped up police and military. Today we devote this entire hour to "The F-Word" with a major address, "The Rise of Trump,... Read more

Suffering in Silence: Black Mental Health Care

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Why is there a perception of shame often associated with seeking out mental health care?  Do communities of color experience higher stigmatization when seeking help?  When working with a mental health specialist does a shared experience of race contribute to better menta... Read more

Refinery Town

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In 2012 a massive fire ripped through the Chevron Richmond Refinery, sending a towering plume of toxic smoke into the air over Richmond, California.  For over a hundred years, Richmond was a classic company town, whose politics, economy and environment were defined by Chevr... Read more

Freedom Can't Protect Itself

Airs at: Fri, 03/17/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
We at Positively Revolting are pleased to be talking with Mat dos Santos, Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties of Oregon. To the current regime in DC, it seems that civil liberties and due process are antiquated ideas. Tragically, this sentiment is echoed by sever... Read more