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Evening News on 07/29/20

Airs at: Wed, 07/29/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Portland public schools will be holding classes online until at least November; Some federal officials may begin leaving Portland as soon as tomorrow; And in international news, Israel's supreme court rules that Palestinian prison... Read more

Lane County Jail Hunger Strike

Airs at: Tue, 07/28/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Lane County Jail Hunger Strike continues through its fifth week as at least five pre-trial detainees continue to strike (with reports of five others striking and between 15 and 20 participants in total) demanding the release of all pre-trial and medically vulnerable det... Read more

Hugh Palcic Interview

Produced for Between Us
Hugh Palcic is a democrat running for the Senate district 28.  He talks with Don Merrill about how he thinks the non affiliated voters will be important to help him win what has historically been a Republican seat,  why he says the five counties his district covers are "adr... Read more

Portland Protest Demands and the Fund The People Coalition in Washington County

Airs at: Mon, 07/27/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline, the demands of the Portland protesters and information on a coalition forming in Washington County focused on Defunding the police.   We speak to Jahdi Portland based, Rapper, Visual Artist, Organizer, and Hooper who has been active in the Po... Read more

IPR Director Ross Caldwell

Airs at: Fri, 07/24/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Portland’s primary police oversight system is overseen by the City Auditor’s Independent Police Review Division (IPR). IPR was founded in 2001 after a citizen-led initiative to overhaul the twenty-year old system then in place. Since then, it has both been touted as one ... Read more

Damon Motz-Storey of Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility talks about the dangers of tear gas exposure

Airs at: Wed, 07/22/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  As demonstrations against police brutality continue across Portland, the Portland Police Bureau and federal agents continue to indiscriminately tear gas large crowds of protesters. KBOO's Nat Moon sits down with Damon Motz-Storey to talk about the dangers of chronic tea... Read more

ACLU challenges the targeting of journalists and legal observers at protests

Airs at: Wed, 07/22/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Across the United States, during the widespread protests against police violence and systemic racism against African Americans, there have been numerous incidents of journalists being targeted by police, including arrest, beatings, pepper spraying and more. This has a... Read more

Race, the Military and the Police

Airs at: Mon, 07/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews David Cortright, warrior for peace, writer and Vietnam War veteran. David wrote the classic book Soldiers in Revolt on the organizing and achievements of the GI anti-war movement. They discuss Trump’s ordering the U.S. military into U.S. cities inclu... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 20, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 07/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the old mole and includes, Race, the Military and the Police: Bill Resnick interviews David Cortright, warrior for peace, writer and Vietnam war Veteran. David wrote the classic book Soldiers in Revolt on the organizing and achievements o... Read more

Sarah McGlaughlin Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sarah McGlaughlin is a non partisan candidate running for reelection as Circuit Court Judge, District 14, Position 4.  She talked with Don Merrill about how Josephine county's judicial leadership will get it through the challenges of covid-19, why judges lean toward pushing... Read more