Prison

Thinking Outside The Box

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The COVID crisis is having a particularly deadly impact within the criminal justice system. Unfortunately systems are slow to change, institutional inertia and the unwillingness of policymakers to do the right thing - quite literally a deadly combination. On this week's Cen... Read more

Campaign for Prison Phone Justice

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us this week on Prison Pipeline as we speak with Paul Wright about the Campaign for Prison Phone Justice. Wright is Director of the Human Rights Defense Center which educates the public on issues of concern to the prison industrial complex and abuse of rights of... Read more

News Update for 5/15/20

Airs at: Fri, 05/15/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
The Oregon Department of Corrections will close Oregon’s death row.  The Oregonian reported yesterday that the 27 men there will be moved to other housing in the prison system.  The move has been under consideration by prison officials since a reform group in 2016 recommend... Read more

Election Races, Ballot Measures and COVID 19 in Oregon Prisons

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Partnership for Safety and Justice (PSJ) and Safety and Justice Oregon Deputy Director Shannon Wight and Communications Director Talia Gad.  They’ll discuss the May 2020 races for county district attorneys and ballot measures including the Metro hous... Read more

The Left and the Law

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker look at the picture that is emerging of the coronavirus spreading in jails and prisons in the US. They discuss the lawsuits and political actions taken by prisoners themselves to address the pandemic and the gr... Read more

News Update for 5/1/20

Airs at: Fri, 05/01/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
A top Oregon parole board official said yesterday the agency is reviewing seven inmates for early release because their underlying medical conditions make them extra vulnerable to fatal complications of the coronavirus. The board has asked corrections staff to evaluate an a... Read more

Activists protest in favor of prisoner release during COVID-19 outbreak

Airs at: Fri, 05/01/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A caravan of cars in favor of releasing prisoners and detainees took over the streets outside Portland City Hall this afternoon. A coalition of activist groups used the socially-distanced protest to push state and local leaders to forcefully address the threat that coron... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 4, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this special May the 4th Old Mole Variety Hour and we hear: Planet of the Humans: Jan Haaken and Bill Resnick critically review the new documentary, "Planet of the Humans" -- directed by Jeff Gibbs and executively produced/promoted by Michael Moore. Releas... Read more

A Global Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Penal Reform International’s Director of Policy and International Advocacy Olivia Rope with an overview of PRI’s new report Global Prison Trends 2020, and ACLU National Prison Project Senior Staff Attorney Eunice Cho discusses COVID-19 threats ... Read more

Covid-19 Update on Prison Pipeline

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us this week on Prison Pipeline as we speak with Paul Wright on the crisis of Coronavirus in the prison system. Wright is Director of the Human Rights Defense Center which educates the public on issues of concern to the prison industrial complex and abuse of rig... Read more