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)
KBOO's Jacob Anderson-Minshal reports on a plan to develop West Hayden Island.
For the first time in history, The U.S. Ambassador will travel to Tokyo, Japan to attend the ceremony marking the Atomic Bombing in Hiroshima.
An independant "claims czar" testified before a U.S. House committee claiming that BP is "not likely" to pay for mental illness claims from the twenty billion dollar fund aimed to compensate gulf oil spill victims.
On this 65th anniversary of the U.S. Nuclear attack on Hirshishimo, KBOO's host of Prison Pipeline spends some time reviewing the late Howard Zinn's last book that focuses on this horrific event. Ruth's commentary also focuses on the continued use of weapons of mass destruction.