Civil Rights/Human Rights

The Left and the Law

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On last month’s Left and the Law, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker reviewed some of the inspiring victories in local elections on November 4th around the country, from decriminalization of drug possession to progressive prosecutors winning in various cities. Today, they look at... Read more

Immigration Reform

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Larry Kleinman, who co-founded and was the long time Secretary-Treasurer of PCUN, Oregon’s farmworker union. He currently works with the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), the national lobby for immigrant rights. Larry and Bill discuss the cha... Read more

Episode Five - They Thought We Were Everywhere: Portland Anti Racist Action

Airs at: Fri, 12/11/2020 at 7:15am - 7:30am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
In this episode we return to the Rose City as Portland punks solidify an anti-fascist stance and square off. No more mingling with spiky-haired punks one night and racist skinheads the next; the chronic bypassing of casual racism becomes confrontational. We hear from punks ... Read more

Buscando America on 12/08/20

Airs at: Tue, 12/08/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En este programa platicamos Cam Coval y Noris Lara sobre los servicios que Pueblo Unido ofrece a la comunidad en riesgo de deportación.  Karen Torrente presentó un seguimiento al caso del mapuche Camilo Catrillanca. Hablamos del caso Lisa Montgomery mujer condenada a la ... Read more

22nd Annual Homelessness Marathon

Airs at: Wed, 12/09/2020 at 3:00pm - 7:00pm
The Homelessness Marathon is a unique radio program that gives homeless people and their allies a chance to speak with the nation about their experiences. Broadcasting from a different city each year, the Marathon features live reports, interviews with advocates and experts... Read more

A Busy Week In Drug Policy

Airs at: Wed, 12/09/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The House of Representatives approved HR 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act of 2019, we hear from one of the sponsors, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR); the Commission on Narcotic Drugs changed the international scheduling of marijuana, we hear fr... Read more

Justice In The Time Of Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 12/07/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Covid continues to wreak havoc within our prisons. Corrections facilities in the US have been a public health nightmare for many years so it’s really no surprise. The John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s Center on Media, Crime and Justice has been holding a series of webi... Read more

Dr. Ben Freeman - Ep 87

Airs at: Thu, 12/10/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Dr. Ben Freeman, the Director of the Foreign Influence Transparency Initiative at the Center for International Policy (CIP), stops by the podcast to discuss his own intellectual and professional journey, his work on foreign funding and influence inside the United States, th... Read more

Vancouver Moves To Decriminalize

Airs at: Wed, 12/02/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The city of Vancouver, BC, is asking the Canadian federal government for an exemption to national drug laws in order to allow the city to decriminalize simple possession of currently illegal drugs. On today’s show we hear from Donald MacPherson, Executive Director of the Ca... Read more

Evening News on 12/02/20

Airs at: Wed, 12/02/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Governor Brown unveils her proposed budget and policy agenda for the next two years;  A federal judge says the Portland Police used excessive force in violation of a court order during protests on June 30th;  And, the Trump Adm... Read more