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2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

A World Without Police: Interview with Geo Maher

Airs at: Thu, 10/21/2021 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
If police are the problem, what’s the solution? Geo Maher's new book, A World without Police, offers concrete strategies for confronting and breaking police power, as a first step toward building community alternatives that make the police obsolete. Surveying the post-prot... Read more

Portland Interfaith Peace and Action Collaborative to hold listening sessions on community needs from police

Airs at: Tue, 09/21/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  September 21st is the International Day of Peace, as set by the United Nations. To celebrate, the Portland Interfaith Peace and Action Collaborative or IPAC held a press conference, observed a moment of silence for those lost to violence, and announced their Portland Pe... Read more

$600K Settlement in Portland Police Killing of Terrell Johnson

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Terrell Kyreem Johnson was a 24 year old from Portland, Oregon. On May 10, 2017, he was at a MAX light rail station in SE Portland threatening people with a utility knife. Witnesses say he was clearly demonstrating signs of mental illness and distress. The Portland Police w... Read more

The Death of Jermelle Madison Jr.

Airs at: Mon, 08/30/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On June 28th Jermelle Madison Jr was found unresponsive in a Clackamas County jail cell.  On July 3 he was pronounced dead at Sunnyside Medical Center.  We will talk this week on Prison Pipeline with journalist James Croxton of Double Sided Media who did an investigative pi... Read more

Safe Supply

Airs at: Wed, 08/25/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: Decriminalization advances in cities across Canada, and the Drug Users Liberation Front on safe supply, harm reduction and International Overdose Awareness Day, which is August 31. International Overdose Awareness Day Drug User Liberation Front Read more

Drug War Myths, Drug Policy Facts

Airs at: Wed, 08/18/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: The San Diego Sheriff’s Department fakes an overdose video, and residents of Somerville, MA work to save lives by opening a supervised consumption site. Read more

Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland! The Activist Photography of Bette Lee

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bette Lee Photo Giveaway!   If you’ve been to a protest during the past three decades, you’ve probably seen Bette Lee, the short, slight woman behind the camera, always in the thick of things, documenting the resistance that Portland is famous for. From the 1990 march to... Read more

Still In Prison Campaign

Airs at: Mon, 08/09/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline, we speak with Portland activist Gregory McKelvey about non-unanimous juries and the Still In Prison Campaign. Plus, we speak with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist with the Prison Policy Initiative, about PPI’s new report entitled ... Read more

Tin Can Phone Podcast

Airs at: Wed, 08/04/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
This episode focuses on non-unanimous juries: its use as a tool to effect an end-run around the 13th Amendment Read more