Police

Progressive Elected District Attorney of Los Angeles County

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The most important criminal justice race in the November election was the race for District Attorney of Los Angeles County, the nation’s largest local prosecutorial district.  Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles helped defeat incumbent Jackie Lacey and elect progressive candidat... Read more

The Left and the Law

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker survey some of the victories in the November elections for criminal justice reform. They also discuss the criminal case against human rights attorney Steven Donziger-- ultimately for holding Chevron responsible for its heinous oil mining practic... Read more

BLM and Defend Democracy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers speaks with Ray Austin, an organizer with Portland's Black Lives Matter movement and Diane Meisenhelter of the Defend Democracy Coalition, about ongoing organizing to defend democracy as the 2020 election season winds down.  Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour November 9th 2020

Airs at: Mon, 11/09/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Now What? Bill Resnick interviews John Cavanagh, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington D.C. They discuss what a Biden Administration might do on the great issues of our day if mightily ... Read more

The Dawn Of A New Era

Airs at: Mon, 11/09/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The 2020 general election was historic on many levels. In terms of the criminal justice system, one of the most important measures on that ballot -- possibly one of the most important measures in more than two decades -- was Oregon's Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction T... Read more

Pacific NW Prison Abolition Groups

Airs at: Mon, 11/02/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Emma Lugo discusses COVID-19, LGBTQ prisoners, and police violence with members of four Pacific Northwest prison abolition groups, Duckey with Siskiyou Abolition Project; Rory with Critical Resistance PDX; Kia with Black & Pink PDX; Rose with Free Them All WA.   Black... Read more

Another World Is Possible

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
As an episode in our continuing series Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond is  joined by Luisa Herrera for a conversation about police reform. Taking off from the police accountability measure on the PDX ballot they talk about the real social change necessary to get tru... Read more

Measure 26-217: Real Police Accountability

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  “We don’t need to just pass [Measure 26-217], but we need to pass it overwhelmingly. We want to send a very strong message to the police union, that their days are numbered. And they will become public servants like the rest of us public servants. They don’t deserve spec... Read more

Loot

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant takes on the controversial subject of looting by reading excerpts from “What Kind of Society Values Property Over Black Lives?” by Dr. Robin D.G. Kelly, professor of American History;  In Defense of Looting, a new book by writer and agitator, Vicky Osterweil;  ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 26, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Defend Democracy: Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democrac... Read more