Law/Court/Crime

IP44-Drug Addiction Treatment & Recovery Act

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Anthony Johnson, Chief Petitioner for IP44, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act which has just qualified for the November 2020 ballot. Oregon ranks nearly last in the nation for access to drug treatment, yet about one in 11 people in Oregon... Read more

Stone & Sjursen: The Unbearable Violence of Being American - Ep 71

Airs at: Tue, 07/28/2020 at 5:45pm - Tue, 08/04/2020 at 11:45pm
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
(click here to see the video version of this episode.) America's military industrial complex and multiple presidential administrations have funnelled several generations of soldiers through unwinnable wars from Vietnam to Afghanistan and Iraq seemingly without qualms. What... Read more

Lane County Jail Hunger Strike

Airs at: Tue, 07/28/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Lane County Jail Hunger Strike continues through its fifth week as at least five pre-trial detainees continue to strike (with reports of five others striking and between 15 and 20 participants in total) demanding the release of all pre-trial and medically vulnerable det... Read more

Portland Protest Demands and the Fund The People Coalition in Washington County

Airs at: Mon, 07/27/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline, the demands of the Portland protesters and information on a coalition forming in Washington County focused on Defunding the police.   We speak to Jahdi Portland based, Rapper, Visual Artist, Organizer, and Hooper who has been active in the Po... Read more

IPR Director Ross Caldwell

Airs at: Fri, 07/24/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Portland’s primary police oversight system is overseen by the City Auditor’s Independent Police Review Division (IPR). IPR was founded in 2001 after a citizen-led initiative to overhaul the twenty-year old system then in place. Since then, it has both been touted as one ... Read more

Roe v Wade

Airs at: Mon, 07/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Sarah Prager, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Washington about two recent Supreme Court decisions on reproductive health care and what those rulings say about our current political climate.  Dr. Prager is Director of the Fel... Read more

Sarah McGlaughlin Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sarah McGlaughlin is a non partisan candidate running for reelection as Circuit Court Judge, District 14, Position 4.  She talked with Don Merrill about how Josephine county's judicial leadership will get it through the challenges of covid-19, why judges lean toward pushing... Read more

KILLED BY PORTLAND POLICE: Remembering JAMES CHASSE

Airs at: Wed, 07/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
We remember James Chasse with voices from the film Alien Boy: the Life and Death of James Chasse.  We’ll also hear a discussion from a May 2020 online screening of the film led by film producer Jason Renaud and filmmaker Brian Lindstrom with newly elected Multnomah County D... Read more

Inmate says COVID outbreak at San Quentin Prison came from guards, not transfers

Airs at: Wed, 07/08/2020 at 5:30pm - Thu, 07/09/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  There has been a massive outbreak of COVID-19 at the San Quentin Federal Prison in northern California. It has reached all parts of the prison, including death row, where many of the men are older prisoners with underlying health conditions. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke... Read more

Evening News on 07/08/20

Airs at: Wed, 07/08/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: The Portland metro area will remain in Phase I for the foreseeable future; Fred Meyer isn't requiring shoppers to wear masks indoors; And in national news, the supreme court has made it more difficult for women to obtain access ... Read more