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Alternatives to Detention

Airs at: Sun, 10/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Ruth Kovacs presented another report from CR10 - the gathering of more than 3000 folks who support strategy to abolish the Prison Industrial Complex.  She attended a workshop concerning alternatives to detention/incarceration.  We also heard an update on Mumia Abu-Jamal. Read more

More from BHL

 Bernard-Henri Levy, who appeared a few weeks back on the show, sat down recently with's Beth Arnold.He's the same guy who appeared on the show -- haughty, grandiose, and quite entertaining.-A Read more


 As Election Day approaches, and as an Obama victory looks more probable, the McCain campaign is serving as the focus of an untrammeled and vitriolic collective id. Lots of these people are just scared shitless that a black man might sit in the White House. Watch the video.... Read more

Interview: Frederick Lane on the Supreme Court and the Election

Airs at: Wed, 10/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Frederick Lane, author of the book The Court and the Cross: The Religious Right's Crusade to Reshape the Supreme Court, and host Linda Olson-Osterlund discuss the November election, Sarah Palin and the effect the outcome of the election will have on America's future. For mo... Read more

Njoki Njehu on Locus Focus

Airs at: Tue, 10/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Host Per Fagereng interviews Njoki Njehu from Africa Jubilee South about the current financial meltdown and bail-out, propagated by rich people at the expense of the entire world's poor. Read more

Joe & Abe - Oct 14

Airs at: Mon, 10/13/2008 at 5:00pm
 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cuss and discuss the latest election news and coverage, including a run-down of the various Oregon Ballot Measures.  The cops are tracking your car's location with high tech cameras that log when and where your license plates appear.  Be awar... Read more

Good on yer, McClatchy

 Throughout the prolonged surreal turn that has been the Bush Years, McClatchy News Service has been one of the few print media outlets to practice a consistently high level of journalism. The work of two McClatchy reporters was profiled in Bill Moyers' seminal documentary,... Read more

National STOPMAX Campaign - Taking the Next Steps

Airs at: Sun, 10/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Ruth shares a take of an interview she had with Lugman Abdullah at CR10.  Abdullah is the National STOPMAX Campaign Coordinator.  He shares his story about being locked up and then exonerated aver serving nine years on death row.  Ruth also talks about the documentary, Afte... Read more

Election Integrity - the problem for Oregon, the problem for America - Part 2

Airs at: Thu, 10/09/2008 at 5:00pm
  Chapter 1: Interview with Beth Peterson, Executive Director of Oregon Voter Rights Coalition Chapter 2: Readings from Richard Hayes Philips "Witness to a Crime", Conclusions Read more

Election Integrity - the problem for Oregon, the problem for America - Part 1

Airs at: Thu, 10/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Chapter 1: Why Oregon has a problem desoite its paper ballots. Chapter 2: Interview with Tim Scott, Director of Multnomah County Elections Chapter 3: Commentary  on  Multnomah County Election process Chapter 4: Mark Crispin Miller's 12-Step Program to Save American Democracy   Read more