Law/Court/Crime

Are you a survivor of the Enron debacle?

Produced for News In Depth
The ENRON scandal was one of the biggest cases of corporate corruption in the history of the United States. Few people remember that Oregon was the hardest-hit state by the corporation’s implosion. ENRON owned Portland General Electric – the fraud-filled corporation’s only ... Read more

A Shared Sentence: Children of Prisoners

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Laura Speer, associate director for Policy Reform Advocacy at the Annie E Casey Foundation, the nation’s leading organization for the overall well-being of children. Over 5 million children nationwide have had an incarcerated parent. The loss of a par... Read more

Century Of Lies for May 22 2016

Airs at: Sun, 05/22/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: we speak with author and journalist Maia Szalavitz about addiction, overdose, and her new book Unbroken Brain; plus we talk about criminal justice with death row DNA exoneree Kirk Bloodsworth. Read more

White Man Said Walk

Airs at: Wed, 05/18/2016 at 7:00pm - 8:45pm
  Democracy Here presents: White Man Said Walk: The disorderly conduct trial of Teressa Raiford   Portland Police arrested Ms Raiford on August 9, 2015 at an event marking one-year since the Ferguson Police death of Michael Brown. Her trial ran four days, ending April ... Read more

The Struggle Inside & Out: Supporting Prisoner Strikes

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview activist Ben Turk.  A long term activist supporting all prisoners including Political Prisoners, Turk is connected to several different movements and organizations working around national prisoner strikes.  We will discuss the upcoming Septemb... Read more

Century Of Lies for May 15 2016

Airs at: Sun, 05/15/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we speak with California NORML's Dale Gieringer, and Portland NORML's Scott Gordon, plus we hear from author and marijuana expert Robert C. Clarke. Read more

Teressa Raiford's Disorderly Conduct Trial, April 18-21, 2016

  On August 9, 2015 Portland Police arrested Ms Raiford when an event commemorating the one-year anniversary of the Police death of Michael Brown spilled out into the intersection of South East Division and 82nd Avenue.     Is standing in the street disorderly conduct? ... Read more

Kirk Bloodsworth, Death Row DNA Exoneree

Airs at: Mon, 05/16/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Kirk Bloodsworth, Death Row DNA Exoneree In 1985, Kirk Noble Bloodsworth was sentenced to die in a Maryland penitentiary for the brutal rape and murder of 9 year old Dawn Hamilton. A crime he did not commit.  He had witnesses who could place him at home at the time of the ... Read more

Jim Wallis, America's Original Sin

Airs at: Sun, 04/17/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Jim Wallis, president and founder of Sojourners, is an evangelical Christian with a social conscience. He speaks and writes about ethics and public policy. His latest book is called America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to A New America. He has bee... Read more

Century Of Lies for May 8 2016

Airs at: Sun, 05/08/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we bring you sounds from the first annual cannabis Cultivation Classic in Portland, Oregon, including interviews with US Representative Earl Blumenauer, author Robert C. Clarke, and activist Madeline Martinez. Read more