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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Airs at: Fri, 05/05/2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Exclusive Special Programming for MMIW - Produced by Carmen Garnica - Edited by Ruth Parra         Read more

A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins in Ireland

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins in Ireland. The government of the Republic of Ireland formed a Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use in 2023 to quote consider the legislative, policy and operational changes Ireland could make to signif... Read more

Incarceration and Crime

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Incarceration and Crime. Host Doug McVay is joined in conversation with Nazgol Ghandnoosh, PhD, Co-Director of Research with The Sentencing Project and co-author of a new report from The Sentencing Project entitled Incarceration and Crime... Read more

Decriminalization, Depenalization, Diversion, and Legalization of Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 07/10/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Decriminalization, Depenalization, Diversion, and Legalization of Drugs. The Oireachtas, which is the Parliament of the Republic of Ireland, established a Joint Committee on Drugs Use in March of this year to consider and respond to the recomm... Read more

World Drug Report 2024

Airs at: Wed, 07/03/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: World Drug Report 2024. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime released its 2024 World Drug Report on June 26. We hear an overview from Dr. Angela Me, Chief of the Research and Trend Analysis Branch at UNODC, and reactions from Ambassador... Read more

A Heatwave Evening with Bill McKibben

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At the start of Portland’s first heatwave this summer at the end of a traumatic week for our nation, longtime climate activist and journalist Bill McKibben came to Portland to speak at a gathering sponsored by the Third Act Oregon. In 2008 McKibben co-founded 350.org, which... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 1, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Episode Audio: Download or listen to this episode here Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: New Forms of Democracy-Part Two: In part two of their discussion, Bill Resnick interviews Eleanor Finley, an anthropologist, who ... Read more

Progress In Vermont

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Progress In Vermont. The state of Vermont has approved legislation to allow municipalities to decide whether to authorize the establishment of overdose prevention centers, also known as supervised consumption facilities or safer consumption sit... Read more

Anti-Trans Genocide

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
With June 12 marking the eighth anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, that left 49 people dead and 53 injured, we bring excerpts from an April 19 talk by trans activist Ash DeBuse at WSU Vancouver in which they argue that anti-trans violence, tran... Read more

Gaza and the International Criminal Court

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Court of Justice (ICJ) have been in the news in recent months for their decisions against Israel and its war in Gaza. In their Left and  the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker talk about the history of thes... Read more