Civil Rights/Human Rights

Protests Across US Calling for Racial Justice: 5 Killed in Past Week

Airs at: Wed, 06/03/2020 at 11:00am
Produced for Daily News Headlines
Across the country, protests continued last night, including in Portland, where thousands of people participated in a ‘die-in’ on the Burnside Bridge, and over 10,000 people gathered in Pioneer square to rally against police violence and racism toward black people in this c... Read more

The Plague Brought the Renaissance. What Could COVID-19 Bring?

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past week we are witnessing the confluence of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic collapse and unprecedented widespread, militant demonstrations expressing anger and grief over the death of George Floyd—the most recent manifestation of the systemic racism that permeates th... Read more

Buscando America on 06/02/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/02/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  Revuelta histórica contra la violencia policial luego de la muerte de George Floyd. Transmitimos desde la manifestación de Penynsula Park en NE Portland y sobre  el evento online STOP KILLING US con Teressa Raiford y Dimitria # Don’t shoot Portland.   En la Session nume... Read more

How COVID-19 Is Shaping the Future of Drug Services

Airs at: Wed, 05/27/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: the impact of COVID-19 on the provision of services to people who use drugs. This week on Century: How COVID-19 is shaping the future of drug services in Europe, featuring: Tony Duffin, CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project in Dublin, Ireland; Mat... Read more

Next Steps

Airs at: Wed, 06/03/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
CENTURY OF LIES: The Council on Criminal Justice’s Task Force on Federal Priorities recently released a report entitled “Next Steps: An Agenda for Federal Action on Safety and Justice.” We hear from two Task Force members, Eddie Bocanegra, Senior Director of READI Chicago, ... Read more

News update for 6/1/20

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
This past weekend saw mass protests in cities around the world calling for an end to police violence and racism against black people. The protests followed the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis Minnesota by an officer who kneeled on his neck for eight minutes wh... Read more

Oregon Jails During COVID-19

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Sarah Radcliffe, attorney with Disability Rights Oregon, who released her new report “Oregon Jails During COVID-19: a look inside 26 county jails” on April 30th.  In response to COVID-19, Oregon county jails released nearly half their jail populations... Read more

World War Z

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Denise Morris and Victoria Saucedo review the 2013 apocalyptic zombie movie, World War Z, and the book by Max Brooks, of the same name, that it was based on. The one is a work of well researched and well written fiction which presents a serious sociopolitical in... Read more

Housing Precarity

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken speaks with local housing activist Marih Alyn-Claire, a long term organizer with SE Portland Tenants in Action and the Portland Metro Poor People's Campaign. They discuss the worsening situation for local renters and the homeless as the public health and economic... Read more

Pandemic Recovery, or Not

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Yeva Nersisyan, a progressive economist, in part 2 of a two part interview on the COVID crisis. In the first part they discussed the way the Trump regime has dealt with the economics of the crisis, by giving major corporations and finance great gobs... Read more