Law/Court/Crime

Black Power at 50 in D.C.

Airs at: Thu, 12/29/2016 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Part 4 of our series, Black Power: 50 Years in DC, Nineteen Sixty-Six to Two Thousand Sixteen, marking the half century anniversary of the call for Black Power in this country in 1966. Today, a wide-ranging conversation with educator and activist Tom Porter about his vie... Read more

Richard Cahan on the Forced Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans

Airs at: Wed, 12/28/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  We discuss the new photo book co-authored by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams, Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II Richard Cahan is a journalist who writes about photography, art and history. He worked for the Chicago Sun-Times fro... Read more

Noam Chomsky: UTOPIA

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  In the darkest of times we have to imagine that a world of equality and environmental and social justice is possible. Are we dreamers? Not practical? Out of touch with reality? Perhaps. But throughout history it has been small groups of visionary activists who ignite the... Read more

Socially Conscious Businesses or Business As Usual?

Airs at: Sun, 12/25/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The legal marijuana industry has grown dramatically over the past few years. If legalization is allowed to continue rolling out under the next president, then that growth will continue. It could be massive. Marijuana prohibition, all drug prohibition really, is rooted in ra... Read more

Children in the Adult System, Part Two

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
They said Measure 11 would only apply to adults. That was a lie. Oregon voters were misled into voting for Measure 11. That initiative set up mandatory minimum sentences for adults convicted of certain offenses. The idea that voters were sold was that the measure would only... Read more

Before I Do

Airs at: Wed, 12/28/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Recovery Zone
  Recovery Zone is off today, instead we present this special Radiozine program: In her first book, Before I Do, leading gay rights attorney Elizabeth F. Schwartz spells out the range of practical considerations couples should address before tying the knot. She explores t... Read more

John Waters' Christmas

Airs at: Thu, 12/22/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  For the holiday season, we chat with notorious filmmaker John Waters, who's bringing his annual Christmas show to Portland once again.  Waters has spent the past half-century directing such transgressive films as Pink Flamingos, Hairspray, and Serial Mom, and is also the... Read more

Project Censored Show on Political Perspectives

Airs at: Wed, 12/21/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  For the first half of the program, Peter and Mickey discuss the conflict in Syria; their guest is independent journalist Eva Bartlett, who recently returned from Aleppo and is now on a U.S. speaking tour. She explains why most corporate media coverage of Syria doesn't de... Read more

Civilly Disobedient

Airs at: Sun, 12/18/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On Friday, December 16, police in Montreal, Canada raided two Cannabis Culture shops, which had recently opened as marijuana dispensaries, and arrested several staffers along with Marc and Jodie Emery, the self-styled Prince and Princess of Pot. To learn more about this sto... Read more

Youth Program at Oregon State Penitentiary

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Uhuru Sasa Cultural Club conducts the Young World Youth Panel for youth at the Oregon State Penitentiary. These adults in custody desire to help youth who may be struggling with the same issues they once faced and to share their experiences of being removed from society... Read more