Legislation

Totality of Circumstances | February 23, 2021

Airs at: Tue, 02/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On this month's show: The Citizen Review Committee disputes the findings of a police misconduct investigation stemming from the alleged mishandling of a car theft report, and a nightmarish confusion of paperwork. Their decision forces a conference hearing with the Chi... Read more

Covid, Climate and Children

Airs at: Mon, 02/22/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After a week of snow and ice, massive power outages and Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, how do we move ahead to implement the progressive agenda so many of us are craving? While we wait to see—and how to influence—what comes from Washington, DC, there is a lot to a... Read more

Washington Moves Away From Criminalization

Airs at: Wed, 02/17/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Washington Legislature is considering House Bill 1499 - Providing behavioral health system responses to individuals with substance use disorder. Their House Public Safety Committee held a hearing on the bill on Feb. 12. On this edition of Century we hear from some of th... Read more

OJRC Legislative Agenda

Airs at: Mon, 02/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, Policy Director with Oregon Justice Resource Center, an organization that promotes civil rights and improves legal representation for underserved communities.  Zach Winston discusses OJRC’s priorities for the 2021 Oregon legislative ses... Read more

Legislators prioritize criminal justice reform and police accountability in 2021 session

Airs at: Tue, 02/02/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  In the 2021 Oregon Legislative session, criminal justice reform and police accountability are top of mind for many legislators. To learn more, KBOO's Karen James speaks with Senator Lew Frederick who represents North & Northeast Portland in the Oregon Legislature. Senato... Read more

Restraining Police

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Council on Criminal Justice Task Force on Policing recently released a set of policy assessments that advise lawmakers to ban chokeholds, prohibit or severely restrict the use of no-knock warrants, and require officers to intervene when they see peers and supervisors us... Read more

Buscando America on 01/26/21

Airs at: Tue, 01/26/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En el programa de esta semana hablamos con Maru Mora Villalpando sobre las órdenes ejecutivas en materia de migración y las exigencias para los primeros 100 días de gobierno de la adminstración de Biden.  Escucha el segundo capítulo de Cenotes Oníricos, una cápsula para ... Read more

The War on Drugs is Over in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This country’s war on drugs has been a disaster —generating drug violence across the planet and leading to mass incarceration, particularly harming people of color. Yet draconian drug laws and enforcement did not prevent increasing drug use and an epidemic of overdose death... Read more

Evening News on 01/13/21

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: In a historic moment, the House of Representatives voted to impeach Donald Trump for the second time today; Multiple states have introduced legislation in an attempt to limit or prohibit non-violent protest; And, the COVID deat... Read more

Buscando America on 01/05/21

Airs at: Tue, 01/05/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En el programa de esta semana no te pierdas el lanzamiento del nuevo sencillo de Batallones Femeninos, Aborta el sistema, un grito por el derecho a decidir desde México a Argentina. Estaremos platicando con las artivistas Obeja Negra, Amenic Mc Poetika Rap y SkaffoLaFaro. A... Read more