Thursday at 7:00 pm

Thursday Night Special

You never know what you might hear in this time slot. It could be a new show audition, a timely current events story or a show from our archives.

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Economic Update – Capitalism’s Self-destruction (June 22nd, 2017) June 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Updates on declining Cal State Univ system, Trump vs coal industry realities, Hudson Yards for mega-rich vs New York's social needs, lotteries' and legalized pot's same economic motives. Major discussions: politics and economic betrayal, revenge; Trump's new austerity budget; why worker coops deserve govt supports; and worker coops and democracy.

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Black Lives Matter! (Lewis Diuguid and Richard Tolbert debate)
June 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm

We'll host Lewis Diuguid and Richard Tolbert in a discussion about Black Lives Matter (BLM). If you know these two men, you know there will be some sharp disagreement and maybe even heated debate. Keith Washburn will moderate and we expect to also speak with at least one BLM activist... and YOU can call in, as well.

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River City Chautauqua: A New Kind of Radio Program
June 8, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Unlike any other program on your radio dial, this one hour program includes an interesting blend of history, science, philosophy, culture and music. Guests include Dr John Symons, and amateur astronomer Carroll Iorg, with musical guests Scott Tishner, Christine Hamilton, Simon Fink, and C Wood.

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Peace Journalism Perspectives June 1, 2017 | 7:00 pm

A quarterly program produced by the Center for Global Peace Journalism ( at Park University in Parkville, MO. On this edition, we discuss media and the Trump "resistance," and take a look at how media in Kenya cover terrorism.

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RadioActive Magazine Special: Troost Festival, Indivisible KC, Capitalism vrs Socialism
May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm

This one hour RadioActive Magazine Special is the culmination of a project to bring new voices to KKFI radio. KKFI volunteers were invited to attend a workgroup to put together a series of radio broadcasts about social justice issues in our community.

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Cowtown Conversations
May 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm

In this pilot program, a look at the Prospect Max Bus.

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Now THAT’S Funny: Shots in the Night Radio Theatre Joke Show May 4, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Tune in this Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 for Shots in the Night's "You Can Be a Star" show recorded during the St Patrick's Day parade at Aquarius Books. Find out why the chicken crossed the road, how to get a one-armed man out of a tree, and...what you call a steer with no legs. No FCC regulations have been violated by our participants. Hear how funny the man, woman, child on the street can be

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An Evening with Disarmament Activist, Ellen Thomas April 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm

A Very Special Opportunity to hear from (and speak with) a leading disarmament activist in the U.S.! Hear About Local, National & International Efforts to Ban Nuclear Weapons Worldwide. Ellen Thomas of Tryon, NC Co-Chair of the Disarm/End Wars Committee Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom US Section. In the middle of a nationwide tour Ellen will report on International Progress towards Abolishing Nuclear Weapons and the good news about HR1076: “Nuclear Weapons Abolition Economic and Energy Conversion Act.”

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Drug Truth Network April 20, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Two programs from the Drug Truth Network: A Century of Lies, and Cultural Baggage.

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Richard Wolff’s Economic Update: “Capitalism and Democracy” March 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Updates on Puerto Rico, slave labor in the cocoa fields, worsening UK inequality, leaders imposing austerity on others, Canada's Girl Guides among tourists to shun US. Major discussions: rising US wage inequality; connection and opposition between capitalism and democracy; key differences between capitalist and worker-coop enterprises.

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This theater collective performs live during the Local Showcase timeslot on Thursdays.

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