Legislation

Harm Reduction in Oregon and California

Airs at: Wed, 02/01/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Harm Reduction in Oregon and California. The state of Oregon is considering a measure to expand and enhance harm reduction services. We hear from Oregon State Representative Maxine Dexter, MD, lead sponsor of House Bill 2395, the Opioid Harm Re... Read more

OJRC 2023 Legislative Agenda

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, policy director with Oregon Justice Resource Center about their 2023 Oregon legislative agenda which includes the Right to Vote for Incarcerated Oregonians, Compassionate Medical Release and Justice for Survivor-Defendants and othe... Read more

Defending Our Gains, Advancing Further Reforms

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Oregon Legislature's 2023 session is underway. Measure 110 reforms and other good, effective, humane policies are under threat by drug war zealots along with some well-intentioned yet sadly misguided souls. To learn more about this year's legislative session, host Doug ... Read more

Full Interview | Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is full version of the interview with Dan Handelman and Philip Chachka, both of Portland Copwatch. A partial version of this interview aired on our December 27, 2022 show. This longer version includes more discussion of the current state of Portland's police oversi... Read more

Reformist DA Impeached

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Miriam Krinsky, Executive Director of Fair and Just Prosecution. FJP brings together elected local prosecutors as part of a network of leaders committed to promoting a justice system grounded in fairness, equity, compassion, and fiscal responsib... Read more

How is This Guy Running for President Again? / Why is Critical Race Theory so Scary to Conservatives?

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  Today's episode begins with us going through the many things that have made headlines in the past year regarding the former president and how none of it seems to significantly quell the enthusiasm behind his movement. While we appreciate that some right-wing leaders have... Read more

The Dangers of National Nostalgia

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Keeping Democracy Alive
  Of all the motivations for war, nostalgia is at the top. Restoring lost glory. We see it not only in Putin's Russia, but in many former empires. Nostalgia is a factor in racist nationalist bloodletting everywhere. On this show, History Professor Lawrence Wittner talks ab... Read more

"That Vegan Show" Interview with Deanna Cintas of Try Vegan PDX and David Michelson of Yes on IP3

Airs at: Fri, 11/25/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
Learn about Try Vegan PDX with board President, Deanna Cintas, and about animal rights initiative IP3 with David Michelson of Yes on IP3 One show, two interviews! Founded in 2008, Try Vegan PDX is a volunteer run 501c(3) based in Portland, Oregon. Our vision is to build an... Read more

Health Care Standards for Oregon Jails

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Bridget Budbill, Senior Operations and Policy Analyst with the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission. HB3229, passed by the Oregon legislature in 2021, directed the CJC to convene an advisory council to develop recommendations for minimum standards... Read more

Canada's Bill C-5: Too Little & Too Late

Airs at: Wed, 10/26/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Canada’s Bill C-5, Too Little & Too Late. We hear from Beeta Senedjani, Dialogues Program Coordinator with the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition; Nicole Luongo, Systems Change Coordinator with the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition; Safiyya Ahmad, Stu... Read more