Police

Evening News on 07/01/20

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: In direct violation of a recent court order, Portland Police fired tear gas at protesters and arrested three journalists last night; COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Oregon and across the United States; And in international news,... Read more

KILLED BY PORTLAND POLICE: Remembering JAMES CHASSE

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
We remember James Chasse with voices from the film Alien Boy: the Life and Death of James Chasse. In May 2020 an online screening of the film was presented by Mental Health Association of Portland with an after-film discussion led by film producer Jason Renaud and filmmaker... Read more

The Left & the Law: Prison Abolition

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  As protests against policing gain momentum, calls for change range from police reforms, defunding police departments, to the entire abolition of police departments and prisons. In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker take up philosophical and poli... Read more

Defunding War & Cops

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier talks with Michael Brenes, Lecturer in History at Yale University and author of the forthcoming For Might and Right: Cold War Defense Spending and the Remaking of American Democracy, on what we can learn from the long history of efforts to defund the post-... Read more

The Fourth Rule

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on June 10, 2020 entitled Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability. We’ll hear from some of the witnesses, including: Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Hum... Read more

Should Police Unions Exist?

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Four labor leaders - Justin Norton-Kertson, Deborah Hall, Candy Luisa Hererra, and Hyung Nam - discuss the impact of police on Black lives and working class struggles, calling for severely restricting or abolishing those peculiar protection rackets called police "unions" Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 29, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel hosts and we hear these pieces: Laurie Mercier talks with Michael Brenes, Lecturer in History at Yale University and author of the forthcoming For Might and Right: Cold War Defense Spending and the Remaking of American Democracy, on what we can learn from the ... Read more

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (It is being Live Streamed!)

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Songs and Words of Protest against Racism and Murder by the Police State of black and brown bodies.   Read more

Voices of Protest for Racial Justice, June 19th

Airs at: Tue, 06/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "I might be the next name on the list. Any Black person here could be the next name on the list. My name could be the name you're chanting in these streets. That's a fear I have every single day of my life. Do you?" For over three weeks now, protesters have been coming o... Read more

Car caravans make protesting viable during COVID-19 considerations

Airs at: Tue, 06/23/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The threat of coronavirus means that organizing and protesting in person is often not feasible for many, even if they would like to make their presence known and their voice heard. But local groups have found a way through that barrier, using car caravans as a way to sho... Read more