Prison

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Civil Liberties Watch: Refugee's in Guantanamo have attorney Emi McClean testify to Congress on their behalf

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
    Fifty refugees held in solitary confinement at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp need the United States government to come up with safe places for them to be released to. Having committed no crimes, the men have been held for years despite the admission of the government t... Read more

An Interview With Ramona Africa

Airs at: Tue, 05/13/2008 at 5:00pm
This is an interview with Ramona Africa, the only surviving adult member of the MOVE organization, whose home was bombed in 1985.  She served time in prison for 7 years, for charges of conspiracy, riot and multiple counts of simple and aggravated assault.    She has since b... Read more

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