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"That Vegan Showcase"

Airs at: Fri, 09/22/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
Come on down, to "That Vegan Showcase!" Believe it or not, "That Vegan Show" will celebrate two years on the air at KBOO in October. It is fitting to take a trip down memory lane and revisit five shows from my time at KBOO. Also in this episode, Vegan News related to the re... Read more

Ireland's Citizens' Assembly on Drugs Use

Airs at: Wed, 09/06/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly On Drugs Use. The government of the Republic of Ireland established its Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use to “consider the legislative, policy and operational changes Ireland could make to significantly reduce the har... Read more

Toolkits for Reform

Airs at: Mon, 07/17/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline: Toolkits for Reform - A Conversation with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist at the Prison Policy Initiative. Criminal legal system reforms are being introduced at a rapid pace across the United States, often with the stated goal of reduc... Read more

Blair Bobier on Ranked Choice Voting

Airs at: Thu, 07/13/2023 at 8:00am
The Oregon Legislature passed HB 2004 in June, referring Ranked Choice Voting to the statewide ballot. Host and producer Lisa Loving talks with organizing team member Blair Bobier about what happens next. Read more

Totality of Circumstances | June 27, 2023

Airs at: Tue, 06/27/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This month's show focuses on the recent interactions between the Police Accountability Commission (PAC) and Portland City Council, as the PAC gets closer to its August 31 deadline to present the council with its complete plan for a new police oversight system. This show... Read more

Totality of Circumstance | May 23, 2023

Airs at: Tue, 05/23/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  Sam and Jasmin talk about the details of the city's new bodyworn camera policy for cops, which could still see some changes following a 60-day pilot program involving Central Precinct and the Focused Intervention Team or FIT (AKA the gun violence team). The city and the ... Read more

Stopping the HALT Act

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On May 25, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Halt All Lethal Trafficking of Fentanyl (HALT) Act (H.R. 467). The bill expands mandatory minimums for fentanyl analogue cases and permanently schedules all fentanyl-related substances as Schedule I, without first test... Read more

Harm Reduction On The Agenda In Maine

Airs at: Wed, 05/24/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Harm Reduction On The Agenda In Maine. LD 1364, An Act to Prevent Opioid Overdose Deaths by Establishing Safe Consumption Sites, is making its way through the Maine legislature. We hear from the chief sponsor, State Representative Grayson Lookn... Read more

Prison Doula Program

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The walkout by Republican Senators during this 2023 Oregon legislative session leaves hundreds of bills in jeopardy. Two bills in limbo provide support and care for children and their incarcerated mothers. HB2731 would codify the Family Preservation Project of YWCA into Ore... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving

  A one-hour morning weekly show, Thursdays at 8:00am Journalist Lisa Loving brings grassroots activists on the air to talk about local issues -- and what YOU can do to plug into community movements, now.          Read more