Law/Court/Crime

January 28, 2020: Ten Year Anniversary of Aaron Campbell; and Group in Wyoming Calls for Justice and Police Oversight

Airs at: Tue, 01/28/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      On this week's show, we hear from the Stop the Violence event held on Saturday, January 25 at Maranatha Church in NE Portland, marking the ten-year anniversary of the police killing of Aaron Campbell. Campbell's death was the latest in a series of police killings t... Read more

Climate Defense

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Alice Cherry in this month's Left and the Law segment. Cherry is staff attorney at the Climate Defense Project in Berkeley, and she and Jan discuss legal tactics, civil disobedience, and the climate movement, including several upcoming trials of activi... Read more

D.A.s for the People

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Madeline Carroll and Maria Cahill, of Oregon District Attorneys for the People, who are part of a national movement to elect progressive DAs who instead of targeting black, brown, houseless and immigrant communities, will instead hold police and pro... Read more

January 14, 2020

Airs at: Tue, 01/14/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  CATCHING UP WITH TIM LEDWITH Last year, we spoke with Tim Ledwith, who was assaulted on NE Broadway in 2018 by Proud Boys Tusitala "Tiny" Toese and Donovan Flippo. That interview, which details the incident, can be found here. In early 2019, renewed scrutiny on police i... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 27, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: D.A.s for the People: Bill Resnick speaks with Madeline Carroll and Maria Cahill, of Oregon District Attorneys for the People, who are part of a national movement to elect progressive DAs who instead of targe... Read more

Enforcing Freedom

Airs at: Wed, 01/22/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, it’s part one of our conversation with Kerwin Kaye, an associate professor of sociology, American studies, and feminist, gender, and sexuality studies at Wesleyan University. Professor Kaye is the author of a new book published by Columbi... Read more

Connecting Women Prisoners with Their Children

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James is joined by Jessica Katz, director of the Family Preservation Project (FPP), and by Shanoa Williams and Vanessa Sherrod, both FPP alumni who were recently released from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.  The Family Preservation Project , a program of the... Read more

Hindsight 2020: A Look Back at 2017

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
    In the spirit of Hindsight 2020, we look back at some of KBOO volunteers' reporting about police from the first year of the current administration. The stories in this hour cover roughly the period from January 2017 to February 2018, and contain descriptions of police... Read more

Exploring the lives of undocumented Oregonians with the Immigrant Story

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
   A new exhibit called “DREAMS Deferred” is opening at the Oregon Historical Society, designed to showcase the voices of undocumented immigrants from Mexico and Central America who came to our country as kids or young adults. KBOO's Annette Newell speaks with Sankar Rama... Read more

After a PSU student's hijab was torn off, what is the state of hate crime law in Oregon?

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  A Portland woman’s been charged with a hate crime for allegedly tearing an Islamic student’s hijab from her head and trying to strangle her with it.  KBOO's Annette Newell spoke with Zakir Khan, Board Chairman for the Council on American Islamic Relations, or  C.A.I.R. O... Read more