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You Don't Know My Pain

Airs at: Wed, 07/19/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
This week we talk about mental health and psychedelic evangelism with harm reduction and drug policy reform activist Sarah Merrigan. Read more

Domestic Violence and Disability

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Disability Awareness
  For women with disabilities, violence by caregivers is very serious, all too common, and still nearly invisible. Special barriers, both physical and attitudinal, can make it especially hard for them to exit the situation. Activists are determined to make shelters and ser... Read more

Unbroken Brain - The Full Monty

Airs at: Wed, 06/21/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Maia Szalavitz is an award-winning journalist and author who covers addiction and neuroscience. Her latest book, the New York Times bestseller, Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction uses her own story of recovery from heroin and cocaine addictio... Read more

Full Audio--Forum on Outcomes of Portland Police-DOJ Settlement

Produced for Evening News
This is the full audio from the June 14, 2017 Community Forum on the Compliance Officer/Community Liaison (COCL) Outcomes Report, which evaluated the effects of PPB's compliance with the 2012 Department of Justice-City of Portland settlement agreement. DOJ found that PPB sh... Read more

Community Forum on Outcomes of Police-DoJ Settlement

Airs at: Thu, 06/15/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Last night, June 14, 2017, community stakeholders met at Maranatha Church in NE Portland for a forum on the Outcomes Report issued by the Compliance Officer/Community Liaison (COCL). The report, available here, is the third of its kind since a settlement was reached between... Read more

Former Army and Air Force Veteran Speaks about Drone Warfare Program

Airs at: Fri, 06/16/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Marvin and Angie interview Army and Air Force veteran Lisa Ling, who worked within the US's drone program. She was featured in the new documentary "National Bird," a film by Sonia Kennebeck. The documentary is available now on Netflix. http://nationalbirdfilm.com Read more

Interrupting Police as First Responders in a Mental Health Crisis / The Fight to Abolish Prison Slavery

Airs at: Mon, 06/19/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join co-host Emma Lugo with guests Esther and Buckley of Critical Resistance PDX about strategies to interrupt the police as first responders to people experiencing mental health crisis.  Critical Resistance Portland (CR-PDX) is developing a campaign to interrupt the use of... Read more

I Love You Because

Airs at: Sat, 06/10/2017 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Leon Roger Payne was born in Texas in 1917 and was almost totally blind from infancy. When Leon was twelve, his mother tucked a little black pig under her arm and walked four miles through a cotton patch to the neighbors' farm. When she came back the pig was not with her... Read more

Lincoln County Spray Ban Reactions

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Yesterday, KBOO reported on the victory of a ballot measure in Lincoln County, Oregon, that bans the aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. It also establishes community environmental rights, pre-empting so-called “corporate rights,” which lead to local jurisdictions... Read more

Lincoln County Aerial Spray Ban Passes

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
A ballot measure has passed in the Lincoln County May Special Election which bans the aerial spraying of pesticides. It also includes language pre-empting corporate rights in favor of community rights, and is the first such law to be passed directly by voters in the nation.... Read more