Law/Court/Crime

Asylum Politics

Airs at: Mon, 12/03/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker (pictured here in the studio) take up asylum politics and a California federal judge's ruling last month blocking the Trump administration's proclomation that people who crossed the border between official porta... Read more

Why the 2020 Census Matters: Arturo Vargas

Airs at: Tue, 12/04/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  How important is the 2020 census? Very. Its repercussions are profound. It’s about power and money. The census in theory should be neutral, an objective collection of data, but like almost everything else these days it is politically charged. The numbers determine repres... Read more

Gregory Joseph of the National Campaign to Abolish the Death Penalty

Airs at: Mon, 12/03/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Death sentencing and executions in the United States have steadily been declining in recent years. Despite these trends, death sentences continue to be imposed in a handful of states while the flaws and failures of this system are more apparent than ever.   Joining us thi... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour 12/3/18

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Clayton Morgareidge hosts this episode, which includes The Left and the Law, in which Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss the current situation of asylum seekers at the US/Mexico border, also taking up the Trump administration's ongoing violation of international law on... Read more

Jo Ann Hardesty Returns to KBOO!

Airs at: Thu, 12/13/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Portland's newest City Council member and longtime community activist Jo Ann Hardesty returns to the KBOO airwaves to host her show Voices From the Edge on December 13th.   The legacy and impact of the "War on Drugs" on already vulnerable communities is hard to overstat... Read more

I AM BECAUSE I AM: The Expansion of Gender Identity

Airs at: Fri, 11/30/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
  I Am Because I Am, explores the expansion of gender identity and presumed roles in our society. A look beyond the socially constructed ideas of what is male, female, masculine or feminine. Especially considering Trumps administration attempts to redefine gender to be sol... Read more

Evening News on 11/29/18

Airs at: Thu, 11/29/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Bike Path Booby Trap According to the Willamette Week, two of the three men that Booby trapped part of a bike path corridor earlier this month are being indicted on felony charges of assault and reckless endangerment. The three suspects: Antonio Tolman-Duran, Dakota Murphy... Read more

Evening News on 11/28/18

Airs at: Wed, 11/28/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
OSU Hate Crime Trial A hate crime trial for an Oregon State University student, and former student government representative, with ties to white nationalists, has begun today. Graduate student Andrew Oswalt, and an unknown accomplice, were captured by surveillance footage ... Read more

Citizen Review Committee Sends Police Misconduct Case to City Council

Airs at: Wed, 11/28/2018 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On November 7, the Citizen Review Committee met for a "conference hearing" on a police misconduct case it first heard back in August. Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw was in attendance to present her own findings in the case--she agreed with the CRC on all but two of i... Read more

Valve Turner Emily Johnston

Airs at: Mon, 11/26/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken talks with Emily Johnston about the trial in Minnesota last month where she and two other climate activists enlisted the Necessity Defense in a landmark jury trial.  In October of 2016 Emily was one of the five "valve turners" who together instigated shutdown ... Read more