Prison issues

2010 Poetry Slam

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 05/24/2010
The three winners of the 2010 Poetry Slam presented by Uhuru Sa-Sa at OSP will read their poems. 26:35 minutes (4.56 MB)

Gretchen Vala Interview

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 06/21/2010
Gretchen Vala, whose son has been incarcerated for five and a half years, now volunteers her time as president of Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE). We discussed her work and focused on the Parole process. 26:40 minutes (24.41 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 06/24/10

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Thu, 06/24/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Creating dialogue amidst the rhetoric: AmericaSpeaks' Portland Town Meeting: Our Budget, Our Economy
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Creating dialogue amidst the rhetoric: AmericaSpeaks' Portland Town Meeting: Our Budget, Our Economy

Prisons: Reform or Abolition?

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program date: 
Mon, 06/21/2010

 In this conversation from their series The Left and the Law, attorney Mike Snedeker and psychologist Jan  Haaken explore the enormous economic and human costs of the prison system and some of the reasons why we continue to bear those costs.  Mike and Jan earlier discussed Michelle Alexander's book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.  To hear that discussion, click here.   

 

13:12 minutes (7.56 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 06/17/2010

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Thu, 06/17/2010

About the program…

Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.

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55:02 minutes (50.39 MB)

Solitary Confinement in the U.S. and the Angola 3, 38 Years and Counting!

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A Deeper Look
program date: 
Thu, 06/10/2010

Solitary Confinement in the U.S. and the Angola 3, 38 Years and Counting!

28:50 minutes (26.4 MB)

A Deeper Look on 06/24/10

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 06/24/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Tortured: When Good Soldiers Do Bad Things, Interview with Justine Sharrock

Tortured: When Good Soldiers Do Bad Things, Interview with Justine Sharrock,

Host,  Linda Olson-Osterlund talks to the author of this important new book. Investigative journalist Justine Sharrock takes us inside the lives of four soldiers whose patriotic fervor was warped by the Bush Administration. Brandon, Joe, Andrew and Chris, these ordinary men and women became torturers and now have the courage to allow their stories to come into the light. Put a face to the rank and file at Guantanamo and throughout the military's torture apparatus.

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