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Racial Disparity in the Oregon Prison System

Airs at: Wed, 01/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Xicanismo
Host Carlos Chavez explores the topics of racial justice and racial disparity in the Oregon Prison System with Caylor Rolin of the Portland-based Partnership for Safety and Justice, a group seeking to unite people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of ... Read more

Pro-recreation and anti-habitat: BLM plan exposed!

Airs at: Sun, 01/06/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 A group of hunting and fishing advocates says the Bureau of Land Management’s new plan for public lands in Western Oregon focuses too much on increasing timber production and creating “ATV playgrounds,” and not enough on saving fish and wildlife habitat.  KBOO’s Spencer ... Read more

Brandon Mayfield triumphs for Civil Liberties

Airs at: Mon, 01/07/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Next we have our recurring news segment Civil Liberties Watch. Kboo reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund speaks with Oregon attorney Brandon Mayfield for an update on his case against the Patriot Act. Read more

Vigil for Domestic Partnership Law Delay

Airs at: Tue, 01/01/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Candlelight vigils will replace a celebration that the groupBasic Rights Oregon had expected to host tonight.     This follows the news that a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order on Friday, delaying the implementation of Oregon's new Domestic Partnership law.... Read more

Jan. 2nd Updates Show Resources

For More Information about the San Francisco Eight:  http://www.freethesf8.org/ For More Information about the Jena Six:  http://www.freethejena6.org/ For More information about the noose incident at Reed:http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/news/11945... Read more

Corps of Engineers saves PDX trees from FEMA demolition

Airs at: Wed, 12/05/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The fight to save 100 mature trees along the Bridgeton levee in north Portland got a needed boost today from the U-S Army Corps of Engineers.The Corps is currently reviewing its levee vegetation policy and plans to issue the revised standards as part of a National Levee Veg... Read more

ACLU sues CIA on case of "extra rendition program"

Airs at: Sun, 12/16/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
On Friday the American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, filed legal papers against the Central Intelligence Agency of the U.S. government.the ACLU is suing on behalf of five victims of the U-S government's QUOTE “extraordinary rendition” program. KBOO reporter Linda Olson-Os... Read more

Nuclear Power Resurgence? / 2004 OH Election Theft

Airs at: Tue, 12/18/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
12/19/07A double header today.  First a look at the (domestic) nuclear power industry, long thought dead, but poised for a possible resurgence thanks to congressional actions and the fear of climate change and global warming.  But is it appropriate?  That's what Michael Mar... Read more

National Applications Office and the Privatization of Intelligence

Airs at: Tue, 12/11/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Investigative journalist Tim Shorrock speaks about the new, but interrupted, National Applications Office (NAO).  He has written extensively about the privatization of intelligence, and how private contractors drive domestic surveillance policy, and then secure lucrative co... Read more

The Supremes Go to Guantanamo (again)

Airs at: Tue, 12/04/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Featuring Emi Maclean, Staff Attorney with the Guantanamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights.  Today, they went before the U.S. Supreme Court to argue two cases (docket 1, 2) regarding Guantanamo detainees and habeas corpus.  Described as "the... Read more