Law/Court/Crime

Stop and Frisk: The Use and Abuse of a Controversial Policing Tactic

Airs at: Thu, 12/22/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Jo Ann speaks with Mike White, the co-author of Stop and Frisk: The Use and Abuse of a Controversial Policing Tactic.  No policing tactic has been more controversial than “stop and frisk,” whereby police officers stop, question and frisk ordinary citizens, who they may v... Read more

Election 2016 Special

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2016 at 11:00pm - Tue, 11/08/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Ubu Hour
The strangest election in memory is almost over. Everyone is sick of it. So why in the hell is the UBU HOUR airing an election special? That's right! It's the UBU HOUR 2016 ELECTION PRESENTATION, on the eve of the big election. Read more

Veterans & the Criminal Justice System

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
As we honor those who served in the U.S. military this Veterans Day, we also remember those serving time in our jails and prisons.  Oregon has among the highest rates of incarcerated veterans in the nation.  Karen James hosts a special discussion about veterans and the crim... Read more

Ball of Confusion (Election?! Edition)

Airs at: Fri, 11/04/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Temptations sing: "One, two, one, two, three, four, ow People moving out, people moving in Why, because of the color of their skin Run, run, run but you sure can't hide An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth Vote for me and I'll set you free   Rap on, brother, rap on ... Read more

Women In Prison, Part One

Airs at: Mon, 10/24/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Oregon Justice Resource Center recently held its Women In Prison Conference at Lewis & Clark College School of Law in Portland, Oregon. In part one of our coverage, we speak with Bobbin Singh, the Executive Director of OJRC; Ailene Farkac, with MercyCorps NW's Reentry T... Read more

Solitary Confinement Within These Walls

Airs at: Mon, 10/17/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
‘The Bucket’, what prisoners call solitary confinement at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, is a play created and performed by prisoners at OSP.  This play inspired Within These Walls, an event held in Portland on September 28th.  Prison volunteer and entertainment pr... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 3, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes these segments: Bill Resnick talks with Teressa Raiford about the value of Black lives and the need for protest Desiree Hellegers talks with Dan Handleman about the proposed Portland police contract terms ... Read more

Michael Harriot on Black Citizens and the Second Amendment

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier talks with Michael Harriot, a writer, podcaster, spoken-word poet, and editor-in-chief of NegusWhoRead. In 2013 he began hosting "The Black One" podcast and it has grown to become one of the most-listened to podcasts in Black America. They discuss Black Am... Read more

D.A. Underhill discusses LEAD program

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
At the ROAR Alliance monthly meeting on August 31st, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill presented plans to bring the LEAD program to Portland. Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) is a pre-booking diversion pilot program developed with the community to ad... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for September 19, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick hosts this membership drive episode, on which we hear these segments: • Teressa Raiford of Don't Shoot Portland discusses current challenges to Oregon’s criminal injustice system • Mike Snedeker, a death penalty lawyer, comments on the connections between ... Read more