Law/Court/Crime

INSANE CLOWN PRESIDENT: Matt Taibbi on Presswatch

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
  “Trained for decades to be little more than good consumers, we had become a nation of reality shoppers, mixing and matching news items to fit our own self-created identities. We rejoiced in the idea that reality was not an absolute but a choice.” —Matt Taibbi, from INSAN... Read more

Edward Snowden - The Graphic Biography

Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this encore episode from October 2015, political cartoonist and international troublemaker Ted Rall returns to the KBOO studios with his graphic biography of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.  Drawing from Ted's conversations with Snowden's own ACLU attorney as well a... Read more

Communication Management Units & Political Prisoners in the Age of Trump

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview 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 Li... Read more

Black MAX riders without a fare are more likely to be banned from TriMet...Plus Margaret Jacobsen of the Women's March on Washington: Portland

Airs at: Thu, 01/19/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  The District Attorneys for Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties have all announced that they will no longer criminally prosecute TriMet riders who cannot produce proof of a paid fare.  They've made the move in response to a Portland State University study and the... Read more

Richard Wolff: Trumponomics

Airs at: Tue, 01/10/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and currently a visiting professor at the New School in New York. The New York Times calls him “America’s most prominent Marxist economist.” He is the author of numerous books ... Read more

#Trump420

Airs at: Sun, 01/08/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
  This week we talk with DC-based drug policy reform activist Adam Eidinger from DCMJ about plans to hand out 4,200 joints at #Trump420 Inauguration Day. Plus, we take a look at Attorney General nominee Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, and discuss why many progressives a... Read more

Are Local Law Enforcement Agencies Closing Ranks?

Airs at: Thu, 01/05/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  JoAnn discusses a proposal to combine the Multnomah County Sheriffs and Portland Police Bureau under the authority of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s office.  She'll review the report on Multnomah County Jails that came out late last year.  Also a discussion of the last t... Read more

Legislation for Healing Not Handcuffs

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James interviews Bob Joondeph, Executive Director, Disability Rights Oregon.  DRO is an organization that helps people with disability-related legal issues and also monitors Oregon’s jails and prisons.    Bob Joondeph discusses DRO’s proposed legislation for the ... Read more

It's 2017. The drug war continues.

Airs at: Sun, 01/01/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: Mason Tvert with MPP on adult social use marijuana legalization, Yuri Fedotov with UNODC on Afghanistan opium, plus new research from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and a few words from travel guru and NORML board member Rick Steves. Read more

14 Years of Torture: Time to Shut Down Guantánamo

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Emma Lugo as she interviews guests Megan Harrington, Max White and Marty Fromer of Amnesty International on the upcoming 14th anniversary of the opening of the US torture prison, Guantánamo Bay, which still holds sixty prisoners.  On Wednesday, January 11th at 4pm... Read more