A History of Gangs

Airs at: Sun, 07/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 The origins and development of gangs is more complex than the stereotypes of them.  John Hagedorn has studied and hung out with gangs all over the world and written several books about them.  Here he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about why there are gangs and how ... Read more

Portland Police Abuse

Airs at: Tue, 06/16/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The recent arrest of a Portland police officer for making hundreds of harassing phone calls to women has raised some disturbing question about police conduct in the city. Dan Handelman, with Portland Copwatch, believes that many abuses by police continue to go unaddressed: ... Read more

Clackamas county cops cleared after killing mentally-ill man

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A Clackamas County grand jury has cleared two police officers involved in the killing of a mentally-ill man in Milwaukie last week. Read more

Our Little Mayor Part 3

Airs at: Sun, 05/31/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Ubu Hour
Our Little Mayor Part 3 - Catch up on the latest adventures of Our Little Mayor Slam Assbuns and his problems with the media hounding him for consensual sex with another adult... This peice involves car crashes, 12-lane highway bridges, and a new soccor stadium.  Written an... Read more

Movie Moles: "Soloist"

Airs at: Sun, 05/31/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Soloist, starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr., is a story about mental illness, genius, friendship, and self-determination.  Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken analyze the film's strengths and limitations.   Read more

Cindy and Craig Corrie

Airs at: Tue, 05/26/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Thursday May 21: Jenka Soderberg interviews Cindy and Craig Corrie, parents of Rachel Corrie, a 23 year old peace activist who was killed on March 16, 2003 when she was crushed by an Israeli bulldozer while trying to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian doctor's home.  C... Read more

Sri Lankan Tiger Genocide

Airs at: Sun, 05/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Sri Lankan government has been on a campaign to eliminate the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (or Tamil Tigers) with no regard to the civilian population caught in the crossfire. With virtually all independent news sources banned from the area, accurate news report... Read more

Let's Connect the Torture Dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney!

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2009 at 5:00pm
 Abe and Joe connect the torture dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney! Abe and Joe examine new revelations in the ongoing U.S. torture scandal that lead directly to former Vice President Cheney. But we already knew that. Also, an LNG update and a look at the health c... Read more

Portland DJ Harrased by FBI

Airs at: Sun, 05/17/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Last Monday a man identifying himself as an FBI agent approached Portland DJ Sean Rice as he was leaving his house to catch a bus. The man informed Rice that he had questions for the radio DJ and Rice refused to cooperate. Portland Indymedia reports that the same man app... Read more

The Forbidden Photos

May 18, 2009 Here are the photos your president doesn't want you to see. The photos are too large for me to upload -- just go have a look. -A   Read more