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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

The Danger of Amy Coney Barrett: Interview with Prof. Francis Boyle

Airs at: Thu, 10/15/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Boyle is a law professor at the University of Illinois. He says that a major danger of Amy Coney Barrett is her interpretation of the concept of 'originalism', and the fact that she was selected by the Federalist Society for this judicial appointment. Boyle said, "Scalia h... Read more

No on Measure 110 campaign says drug decriminalization could actually keep people from the treatment they need

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Oregon Ballot Measure 110 would decriminalize personal drug use and redirect marijuana tax money to further fund addiction treatment services. While many tout the measure as an important step forward in addressing equity in the criminal justice system and stemming the ad... Read more

Reform, Demilitarize, Defund

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Public Perceptions of Police and Protests: The Council on Criminal Justice recently hosted a webinar on public perceptions of police and protests against brutality and for accountability. On this edition of Prison Pipeline we hear portions of that audio including Pulitzer P... Read more

Interview with the Cannabis Workers Coalition

Airs at: Mon, 10/12/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us as we talk with Jagger Blaec and Savina Monet of the Cannabis Workers Coalition on Monday, October 12th at 6:30pm.  We will talk about how Oregon's cannabis industry is blocking access for previously incarcerated people. The sad fact is that those same people... Read more

Police Accountability

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Hyung Nam about recent developments in the campaign to defund the Portland Police Bureau and the national campaign calling for a People’s Budget and alternatives to policing. Nam is a teacher with the Portland Public Schools and served on the citizen’... Read more

Elections 2020: MultCo Circuit Court Judge Candidate Rima Ghandour

Airs at: Thu, 10/01/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  There’s an empty seat on the Multnomah County Circuit Court. Judge Gregory Silver is retiring, after serving since 2013. In the May primary elections, six candidates ran to replace him. Two of these candidates have advanced to the general election. They are Rima Ghandou... Read more

19 TRIPP-P 30Aug2020

Airs at: Sun, 08/30/2020 at 12:00am - Sat, 09/30/2023 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
The TRIPP-P co-hosts sit down with Mac Smiff, a local Portlander turned activist turned journalist.   Smiff discusses protest culture, experiences at protests and with police, and living as a Black man living in modern Portland. Have a listen.   Read more

ODOC Chaotic Wildfire Evacuations

Airs at: Mon, 10/05/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
As wildfires raged across Oregon, about 2,600 prisoners were evacuated from four prisons. Prisoners and family members reported conditions during the evacuations as unsafe, unsanitary and alarming; some called them ‘inhumane’. Host Karen James speaks with Oregon attorneys T... Read more

Yes for Police Accountability Campaign launch outlines benefits of new oversight system

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On this edition of KBOO News in Depth, we listen in to the launch of the Yes for Police Accountability Campaign. The campaign is about 26-217, and if passed, the ballot measure would create a new police oversight body by amending the City Charter. The new oversight boar... Read more