Nearly three years ago, Alex McNeill was on Religion For Life to discuss two journeys. His ordination to the ministry in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and his transition from female to male. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)
This week: we talk with Sanho Tree of the Institute for Policy Studies about World Drug Day, and we hear from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime about its new World Drug Report, drug legalization, and the drug war. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)
A sage once quipped: "Galileo put God out of a home and Darwin put God out of a job." In our modern understanding of the universe that requires no "supernatural shenanigans" to operate, is there "anything in the universe worthy of the name, God?" Nancy Ellen Abrams asks this question and suggests that there may be a w 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)
This week we talk with Steve Rolles of Transform Drug Policy Foundation and Nazlee Maghsoudi of Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy about the Global Day of Action for Drug Policy Reform on June 26th, plus we get an update on Oregon's new legal adult use marijuana program. 29:00 minutes (26.56 MB)
This week: we discuss the Global Day of Action for Drug Policy Reform coming up on June 26th, plus we talk about the newly released European Drug Report 2015 by the European Monitoring Center on Drugs and Drug Addiction. 29:00 minutes (26.56 MB)
I finish my three-part series on the "good" book with Jennifer Grace Bird. She teaches at Portland Community College and the University of Portland and has written a fantastic guide to the Bible, Permission Granted: Take the Bible Into Your Own Hands. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)
The Last Thursday shooting on NE 20th and Alberta St. has led to a police response that may do more harm than good.
After people were seen taking selfies near the crime scene, two black men were arrested while helping one of the three shooting victims.
In the meantime, the Portland Police Bureau is adding six new officers to its Gang Enforcement team. The Chief of Police says it will help curb the rise in gun violence. 4:34 minutes (4.18 MB)