Law/Court/Crime

Election Races, Ballot Measures and COVID 19 in Oregon Prisons

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Partnership for Safety and Justice (PSJ) and Safety and Justice Oregon Deputy Director Shannon Wight and Communications Director Talia Gad.  They’ll discuss the May 2020 races for county district attorneys and ballot measures including the Metro hous... Read more

Adrian Brown, candidate for Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
It’s a rare occurrence when there’s more than one candidate running for a Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge position. For the election coming up on May 19th, there are five candidates, all vying to fill Circuit Court Judge, 4th District, Position 12. We’re fortunate to ... Read more

A Global Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Penal Reform International’s Director of Policy and International Advocacy Olivia Rope with an overview of PRI’s new report Global Prison Trends 2020, and ACLU National Prison Project Senior Staff Attorney Eunice Cho discusses COVID-19 threats ... Read more

Margo Logan Interview

Produced for Between Us
Margo Logan is a republican who is running for Oregon 's 44th House district.  She talked with Don Merrill about why she has been a member of many other parties on both sides of the political spectrum, why she doesn't see much hard evidence for either a pandemic or climate ... Read more

Jails and COVID-19

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, a discussion about COVID-19 and jails, specifically Rikers Island in New York, featuring Marcus Brown, an individual recently released from Rikers; New York State Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley; Tahanee Dunn, Prisoner Rights Attorney with the Bro... Read more

Climate Activists vs. Zenith

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Climate change has not stopped for the pandemic—and the slowing of travel and commerce has given us only about a 5% reduction in global fossil fuel emissions—less than the reduction from the 2008 economic recession.     A precedent-setting case in the climate movement went... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 20, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann MIchel hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour, which features music by Alexandra Bradbury and the late John Prine, and these segments: Workers’ response to COVID19: Bill Resnick talks with Travis Watkins, fired from his auto parts plant in Michigan, with the ... Read more

Lawsuit Filed Against ODOC, Governor Brown over COVID-19 Response

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
We talk with Alice Lundell of the Oregon Justice Resource Center regarding a federal class lawsuit filed on behalf of their clients who are incarcerated at four Oregon prisons, against the Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) and Governor Kate Brown on the grounds that t... Read more

Calla Felicity Interview

Produced for Between Us
Calla Felicity is a running for Oregon's 1st House District seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about how shoveling sulphur opened her eyes to the plight of women in blue collar work, how she has reshaped the anger she felt in her teenage years into the steadfast determiniat... Read more

Wisconsin forced to hold in-person primary despite pandemic; suppresses voter rights in the process

Airs at: Tue, 04/07/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The state of Wisconsin held an in-person primary election today – despite a state-wide stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus outbreak. Last night the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in with a five to four decision, which was highly criticized by dissenting judge Ruth Bade... Read more