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Civil Liberties Watch: Omar Khadr Release Denied

Airs at: Sun, 05/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Guantanamo prisoner Omar Khadr only fifteen years old when captured was denied release on the basis of his age.Military Judge Peter Brownback attemps to close the last door for the Canadian citizen despite International pleas. Read more

Interview with Author Susan F. Hirsch

Airs at: Fri, 04/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Susan F. Hirsch Author of In the Moment of Greatest Calamity; Terrorism, Grief, and a Victim's Quest for Justice. The Author who was herself a victim of the 1998  bombing of American Embassy in Tanzania and whose husband was killed ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 31, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 03/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 This show is hosted by Luz María Gordillo and features discussions of the WTO (how it works and whom it favors), a novel about a  tough childhood called Before Women Had Wings, and how drug and immigration policies lead to racial profiling.  To hear the whole show, click o... Read more

Drug Policy and Racial Profiling

Airs at: Tue, 04/01/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Clayton Mosher talks with Luz María Gordillo about how the war on drugs immigration policies and police work contribute to racial profiling at all levels  of society.  Mosher  is the co-author (with Scott Akins) of Drugs andDrug Policy: The Control of Consciousness Alterat... Read more

DIY, Portland: Art of Survival

Airs at: Wed, 03/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for DIY, Portland
Hear how artistic expression has helped people to deal with and overcome challenges such as homelessness, incarceration and physical disabilities. Funding for this episode was provided by a project grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council. More photos and links at h... Read more

More Prisons?

Airs at: Sun, 03/02/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Old Mole Bill Resnick talks  with David Rogers about why Oregon keeps putting more people in prison.  Rogers is director of Partnership for Safety and Justice (formerly the  Western Prison Project).   They discuss the newest proposal for harsher sentencing by Kevin Manix, ... Read more

1 out of 100 Americans Are Incarcerated

Airs at: Wed, 02/27/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A new study examining the social and financial costs of prison policy says the United States has passed a grim milestone: one out of every one hundred Americans is now incarcerated.Oregon spends a higher percentage of its budget on prisons than any other state. KBOO's Chris... Read more

Advocacy for Incarcerated Youth

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for The Underground

Civil Liberties Watch: Removal of Detainee Right to Appeal & Military Commissions Act 2006

Airs at: Sun, 01/13/2008 at 4:00pm
Next on Civil Liberties Watch Kboo’ reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund Discusses the Military Commissions Act of 2006 with the director of the ACLU of Oregon David Fidanque..  Read more

Racial Disparity in the Oregon Prison System

Airs at: Wed, 01/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Xicanismo
Host Carlos Chavez explores the topics of racial justice and racial disparity in the Oregon Prison System with Caylor Rolin of the Portland-based Partnership for Safety and Justice, a group seeking to unite people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of ... Read more