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City Workers Authorize a Strike

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Portland City workers from three bureaus - transportation, parks, and environmental services - have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike for higher wages and improved safety.  James O'Laughlen, former wastewater treatment worker, now union representative, tells Labor ... Read more

Healthcare During and After Incarceration

Airs at: Wed, 11/09/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Healthcare During and After Incarceration. We hear from participants in an event sponsored by the National Institute for Health Care Management event entitled “Health During and After Incarceration,” including Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD, a... Read more

Managing Risks, Reducing Harms, Saving Lives

Airs at: Wed, 09/28/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Manaqing Risks, Reducing Harms, Saving Lives - Part two of my interview with Claire Zagorski, a harm reduction activist, paramedic, graduate research assistant in translational science at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy, and adjunct... Read more

Roe On The Rocks Ep. 8: Abortion Access Through Telehealth

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Roe on the Rocks
Roe on the Rocks is a 30 minute 8 part series. This is the last part of the series.  In the weeks leading up to the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe, KBOO's Claire Rischiotto spoke with Elisa Wells, the Co-Founder and Co-Director of Plan C — an online resource for at-hom... Read more

Roe On The Rocks Episode 7: Telehealth Abortion Pills

Airs at: Fri, 09/16/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Roe on the Rocks
  Roe on the Rocks is a 30 minute 8 part series. The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the... Read more

A re-energized labor movement sparks hope

Airs at: Fri, 09/09/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Policy For The People
  In an earlier era, a vibrant labor movement nurtured a broad middle class. But half-a-century ago, under severe attack from corporations, the fortunes of organized labor began to turn for the worse. Right now, though, we are seeing hopeful signs of a revival of union pow... Read more

Roe On The Rocks, Ep. 6: Barriers in Florida

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2022 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Roe on the Rocks
  Roe on the Rocks is a 30 minute 8 part series. The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the... Read more

Roe On The Rocks: Episode 5 Barriers in Tennessee (continued)

Airs at: Thu, 09/01/2022 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Roe on the Rocks
  Roe on the Rocks is a 30 minute 8 part series. The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the... Read more

Undoing Drugs pt 1

Airs at: Wed, 08/31/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Undoing Drugs Pt 1 - A conversation with award-winning journalist and best-selling author Maia Szalavitz whose most recent book Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction has just been released in paperback. Read more

International Overdose Awareness Day is Aug 31 #EndOverdose

Airs at: Wed, 08/17/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31. We talk with Haven Wheelock, Drug Users Health Services Program Supervisor at Outside In in Portland, Oregon. Plus, we hear from Professor Leo Beletsky with Northeastern University School of La... Read more