Law/Court/Crime

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

Opioid Overdose Prevention Program

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
With opioid overdose a leading cause of death following prison release, a new program was launched in June 2019 to prevent opioid overdose among women who are released from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, Oregon’s only women’s prison.  Host Karen James interviews Eliza... Read more

A Talk with Liberation Literacy

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Isabelle Sinclair for a discussion with Joshua Wright of Liberation Literacy, who, while still incarcerated in Columbia River Correctional Institution (CRCI), helped found their inside/out reading group in 2016. The mission of Liberation Literacy is to build socia... Read more

"Close the Camps PDX" holds rally

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  On October 14, the newly formed coalition “Close the Camps PDX” held a rally in downtown Portland today for No Deportations on Stolen Land. KBOO’s Jezaniah Hawthorne reporting. Read more

Thom Hartmann discusses his new book, the House impeachment investigation and how progressives can reform the Supreme Court

Airs at: Thu, 10/10/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host. He is also a New York Times bestselling author of twenty-four books, translated into multiple languages. Thom has a new book, “The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal ... Read more

Lincoln County Community Rights fights back against pesticide ruling

Airs at: Thu, 10/10/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  A court recently overturned Lincoln County’s “Freedom from Aerially-Sprayed Pesticides Ordinance,” ending a two-year ban on the practice. The group Lincoln County Community Rights (LCCR), an intervening defendant in the case and a driving force in its initial passage in... Read more

September 24, 2019: Looking Back at the Police Union's Use of Grievance Arbitration

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      This show is shorter than normal due to KBOO's Fall Membership Drive.  As the city, its people, and its police union gear up to start negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement for rank-and-file officers and sergeants, we are taking a look back through h... Read more

Evening News on 10/08/19

Airs at: Tue, 10/08/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Three people who were injured during a protest in August of 2018 are suing the city of Portland California has signed a bill to allow the distribution of HIV prevention drugs without a prescription And the White House announces... Read more

Abolishing the Northwest Detention Center

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Maru Mora from La Resistencia and Latino Advocacy about the campaign to shut down the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.  More Information: https://www.nwdcresistance.org Read more

Interview with Feminist Activist and Author Jenny Brown

Airs at: Tue, 10/01/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Jenny Brown is a feminist organizer with the National Women's Liberation and the author of a number of titles, including most recently, "Without Apology: The Abortion Struggle Now." Brown was also involved in the campaign to make Plan B, the morning after pill, availabl... Read more