Prison issues

Prison Pipeline 12/12/11 w/ Shannon Wright hosted by Rex Newton

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 12/12/2011

Rex Newton interviews Shannon Wright,  the Associate Director of Partners for Safety and Justice.  Discussion on the recent scrutiny of Oregon's sentencing structure.

26:59 minutes (61.77 MB)

Prison Pipeline on 12/19/11

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 12/19/2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Calls from Home

Did you know that it can cost twenty dollars or more to receive a collect call from a loved one in prison? On Monday December 19th, from 7 - 8 pm, KBOO will take part in a national broadcast of 'Calls from Home' - messages from family and friends to their loved ones who are in prison over the holidays. And from 6:30 to 7, we'll have a call-in forum on the right of prisoners to communicate with their families.

If you would like to record a message to a loved one in Oregon's prisons or juvenile facilities, check the website callsfromhome.org.

Talk Radio on 12/23/11

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Fri, 12/23/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Life after taking the "guilty except for insanity" plea in Oregon

Will Hall hosts. His guest is a former Oregon State Hospital patient now living will be life after taking the "guilty except for insanity" plea in Oregon.

Prosecutor will no longer seek Death sentence against Mumia Abu-Jamal

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/08/2011

Mumia Abu Jamal has always maintained his innocence in the shooting of Daniel Faulkner in 1981, but says the racially-charged atmosphere surrounding his case prevented him from receiving a fair trial.  Noelle Hanrahan with prison radio says that politics played a big role in the thirty-year struggle to get Mumia off death row.

Mumia Abu Jamal is well known for his weekly commentaries on world events, which are broadcast on KBOO and hundreds of other radio stations around the world.  According to Noelle Hanrahan, who records the weekly commentaries, Mumia’s reputation as a journalist has contributed to the publicity around his case:

4:08 minutes (3.78 MB)

The Gang Life

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 12/05/2011

What is it about the structure of gangs that draws youth into it's hands and what kind of support can we as parents and community members provide to help our youth realize their real potential?

28:31 minutes (26.11 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 12/06/11

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Tue, 12/06/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Welcome to the machine. Abe and Joe discuss the Defense Authorization Bill of 2011.

 Welcome to the machine. Abe and Joe discuss the Defense Authorization Bill of 2011.

Prison Pipeline 11/28/11 w/ Tara Herival Hosted by Peter Pincetl

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 11/28/2011

Host Peter Pincetl talks with guest Tara Herival, criminal defense attorney and editor of the book "Prison Profiteers: Who Makes Money from Mass Incarceration", about the economics of the criminal justice system.

23:12 minutes (26.56 MB)

Prison Pipeline on 12/05/11

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 12/05/2011 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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The Gang Life

What is it about the structure of gangs that draws youth into it's hands and what kind of support can we as parents and community members provide to help our youth realize their real potential?

Join host Carlos Chavez on Monday December 5th on KBOO's Prison Pipeline for a discussion on gang youth. My guests will be gang mediators Luis J Rodriguez and Eddie Bocanegra. We will talk about what it is that attracts young people into joining gangs and about some of the work that they are doing to help young people avoid the violence and abuse that gangs ultimately provide.

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