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State Database of Police Deadly Force is Incomplete and Inaccurate

Airs at: Fri, 03/22/2024 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
    Police killings in Oregon may not be documented properly by Oregon officials. Portland Copwatch released a report on Monday with findings from their project tracking deadly force incidents involving Law enforcement in the State of Oregon. The report found 74 cases in ... Read more

The Times They Are A-Changin'

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: The Times They Are A-Changin’. Vice President Kamala Harris meets at the White House with marijuana legalization advocates. Plus, the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs holds its Sixty-Seventh Session in Vienna, Austria. We hear from Volker ... Read more

Safer Consumption Sites Save Lives

Airs at: Wed, 03/13/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Safer Consumption Sites Save Lives. In Canada, activists and harm reduction advocates are organizing to resist closure of overdose prevention sites across the province of Ontario. We hear from Nick Boyce with the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition,... Read more

One In Five

Airs at: Mon, 03/04/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: One In Five. On February 8, The Sentencing Project, Berkeley School of Theology, and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation co-hosted a webinar entitled One in Five: Ending Mass Incarceration and its Racial Disparities, which examined ... Read more

Two Steps Back

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Two Steps Back. The state of Oregon’s groundbreaking Measure 110, a ballot initiative overwhelmingly approved by voters in 2020 that decriminalized small-scale simple possession of some drugs and provided funding for vital services, is on the ... Read more

De Facto or De Jure

Airs at: Wed, 02/21/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: De Facto or De Jure. The drug war is fundamentally unsustainable. We keep throwing more and more money into the effort, made all kinds of minor repairs to the system to try and keep it going like treatment alternatives to incarceration... Read more

Lawsuit: Washington County Fails People with Disabilities

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Dave Boyer, managing attorney with Disability Rights Oregon, who filed a lawsuit against Washington County, Oregon’s 2nd largest county. The federal lawsuit was filed after a year-long investigation alleging that when someone in the County exper... Read more

Mac Smiff, Cory Elia and Michael Stephenson on Policing Justice at PICA

Airs at: Thu, 02/15/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guests are Cory Elia, Mac Smiff, they are journalists who agitate for social change. Michael Stephenson is a fine artist. They’re all part of the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art series on Policing Justice. Read more

Interview with Street Roots: Are efforts of dismantle Measure 110 premature?

Airs at: Wed, 02/07/2024 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  In the first week of Oregon's short legislative session, drug policy, specifically measure 110, is a hot button issue. Measure 110 is Oregon's Drug Decriminalization Measure, which has been controversial. While proponents of changes to the law say that the need to respon... Read more

Measure 110: What the Research Shows pt 3

Airs at: Wed, 02/07/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Oregon’s Measure 110: What the Research Shows pt 3. RTI International held a research symposium January 22 on Measure 110, Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act. On this edition of Century we hear from Danielle Good, PhD, Senior R... Read more