Law/Court/Crime

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this home-recorded episode and we hear: Jazz and Justice: Bill Resnick and black Marxist historian Gerald Horne talk about the politics of jazz. Operation Homestead: From the Old Mole archive, Desiree Hellegers talks with Seattle housing activists about p... Read more

Chemical Time Bomb:

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with John Rumpler, the clean water program director and senior attorney for Environment America, a national organization dedicated to protecting clean air, clean water, and promoting clean energy. Rumpler has spent years investigating the 80,000 chemical... Read more

Environmental activist Daniel McGowan

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Daniel McGowan.  Daniel is an environmental and social justice activist from Queens, NY. He was charged in 2005 with 15 counts of arson, property destruction and conspiracy, all related to two actions in Oregon in 2000, claimed by the Earth Libera... Read more

Joel DeVore Interview

Produced for Between Us
Joel DeVore, a sitting judge for Oregon's Court of Appeals, is seeking reelection to its 11the position. He talked with Don Merrill about how the court deals with questions of constitutionality, whether a judge is a judge 24-hours a day and how, most times, people aren't re... Read more

The law, humanity and the Colorado River: a conversation with "How Dams Fall" author Will Falk

Airs at: Thu, 03/05/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In February, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced her support for removing four hydroelectric dams on the Lower Snake River, understanding their negaitve impact on endangered salmon and their ability to spawn. In Colorado, similar calls to remove the Colorado River Dam h... Read more

Still Fit For Purpose?

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: An effort is underway in Oregon to decriminalize simple possession of drugs, we hear audio from the launch event and interviews with harm reduction activists Haven Wheelock, Bobby Byrd, and Dr. Andy Seaman. Plus, the International Narcotics Con... Read more

PSJ Lobby Day 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/09/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On February 27th, Partnership for Safety and Justice (PSJ) held its annual Lobby Day in Salem, Oregon.  PSJ Lobby Day 2020 was its largest to date with participants from across Oregon converging in Salem to help ensure that their legislators hear about the values that matte... Read more

Ricky Barajas Interview

Produced for Between Us
Ricky Barajas is running for the US House of Representatives for the 1st District.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, if he gets into office, he'll do everything he can to implement the New Green Deal, why he didn't answer some questions asked by a conservative group's ... Read more

Paige Kreisman Interview

Produced for Between Us
Paige Kreisman is a democrat who is running for the seat in Oregon House District 42.  She talked with Don Merrill about why specifically pointing to her status as a transgender woman is important, why the state's campaign finance system needs an overhaul and why she says t... Read more

Dacia Grayber Interview

Produced for Between Us
Dacia Grayber is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House District 35 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about why firefighting is the best job in the world for women, why she will fight to keep Oregon a safe haven for women seeking a safe abortion, and why preserving... Read more