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Harm Reduction in the UK

Airs at: Wed, 01/17/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On Wednesday, January 17, the UK Parliament's House of Commons held a debate on supervised consumption sites. On this installment of Free Culture Radio, we bring you portions of that audio, including MPs Ronnie Cowan, Thangam Debbonaire, and Alison Thewliss. In several nat... Read more

Introduction to Local Folks Podcast

Produced for Local Folks
Driving an elderly person to the doctor, sitting with a terminally ill patient so their care giver can take a much-needed break, gleaning and distributing surplus food and firewood to needy households, reading to elementary school children: These are all ways local people w... Read more

Decriminalizing Addiction

Airs at: Mon, 01/08/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On tonight's edition of Prison Pipeline, host Doug McVay speaks with Rick Lines, executive director of Harm Reduction International, about the need to decriminalize drug use and addiction in order to better deal with problematic drug use, to prevent the transmission of dise... Read more

Direct Cinema - Part Two

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  In the early 1960's a revolution in documentary filmmaking took root, inspired by both cultural uprisings and new audio-visual technologies.  The movement known as Direct Cinema rejected authorial voiceovers and other narrative devices, opting instead for immediacy, ambi... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 25th, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg Hosts this episode of the Old Mole and includes Bill Resnick and Don McIntosh, senior reporter for the Northwest Labor Press, discuss union renewal with examples of unions that inspire and activate members. A report from the class struggle at the nor... Read more

Sex4Sale: Episode 10, Conclusions

Airs at: Tue, 12/12/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
In this final eisode we review findings on prostitution and stripping, and the enforcement policies and issues associated with the sex business.  We offer differing views about what is called "the Nordic model, the practise of arresting buyers associated with prostitutes  W... Read more

Sex4Sale Episode 10: Conclusions

Airs at: Tue, 12/12/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
In this final eisode we review findings on prostitution and stripping, and the enforcement policies and issues associated with the sex business.  We take a look into the future on the changes that are coming in the industry and the application of virtual reality technology. Read more

Decriminalizing Poverty

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Philip Alston, the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights, recently completed a visit to the United States. His report was a damning indictment of the growing class divide within the US.... Read more

Sex4Sale: Episode 6, Sex Trafficking

Airs at: Thu, 11/23/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO news talks with FBI Agent Denise Biehen, US Dept. of Justice Attorney Scott Kerin and Undercover Agent A and Officer Chris Lindsay of the Portland Police Bureau to understand sex traffing in the Portland area.  We focus on the crime, how it's defined and reported and w... Read more

Sex4Sale Episode 6: Sex Trafficking

Airs at: Thu, 11/23/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
KBOO news talks with FBI Agent Denise Biehen, US Dept. of Justice Attorney Scott Kerin and Undercover Agent A and Officer Chris Lindsay of the Portland Police Bureau to understand sex traffing in the Portland area.  We focus on the crime, how it's defined and reported and w... Read more