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

The Campaign to Decriminalize Sex Work in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us on Monday, September 27th at 6:30 pm for Prison Pipeline on KBOO Community Radio as we talk with Elle Stanger, Maxine Doogan and Brandy about the campaign to decriminalize sex work in Oregon.   This summer Representative Rob Knosse helped co-sponsor a resolut... Read more

Mediating Democracy

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
As part of KBOO’s international Day of democracy special programming I sit down with Mike Duerr, a retired U.S. Army Officer who served as a conflict mediator during the course of the U.S./NATO occupation of Afghanistan and Iraq. After his Army service, Mike continued to st... Read more

Abortion Struggles Today

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talking with Jenny Brown, author of the 2019 Verso book: "Without Apology: Abortion Struggles Today". They discuss why the reproductive rights movement of the 1960s and 70s demobilized, enabling "right to life" forces to gain the initiative and pursue their leg... Read more

Derf - Remembering Kent State and Jeffrey Dahmer

Airs at: Thu, 08/26/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Derf Backderf is the author of multiple graphic novels, including My Friend Dahmer, Punk Rock and Trailer Parks, Trashed, and the Eisner-award-winning Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio.  His alternative comic The City ran in over 75 weekly newspapers for 25 years, and his bo... 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

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

Undoing Drugs, Part Two

Airs at: Wed, 08/11/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, part two of my conversation with Maia Szalavitz, her new book is Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction. Plus we speak with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist with the Prison Policy Initiative,... Read more

The Gap: Non-unanimous Juries with the Still in Prison Campaign and Shame and Good Behavior

Airs at: Fri, 08/06/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Gregory McKelvey, an organizer with the Still in Prison campaign, and Ben Anderson-Nathe, a Jewish community member who is supporting the campaign. We learn about the racist and antisemitic history of non-unanimous j... Read more

Left and the Law: Climate Lawsuits

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left and the Law segment today, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker take up the recent wave of lawsuits filed by cities and states against the oil industry in the US based on the industry's damage to communities and covering up their own scientific data on the lethal thre... Read more