Legislation

In The Wake Of Blake

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Washington state Supreme Court recently invalidated that state’s laws against simple personal possession of controlled substances. Simple possession had been a felony in Washington, regardless of whether the individual knew that they were in possession. The decision in ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 12, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Paris Commune: For today’s episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune. In this first of a series, he explores what the Commune stood for, how it differed from the earlier French Revolution, and how it inspired... Read more

Gambling in Oregon

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant, a contributor to the Ole Mole, and Kitty Martz, peer mentor with Voices for Problem Gambling Recovery discuss House Bill 3078, which is currently in committee. HB 3078 would allow the Oregon Lottery to install gambling on hand-held devices. Image by: Creative... Read more

Oregon Day of Empathy

Airs at: Wed, 03/31/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
The Family Preservation Project (FPP) helps connect incarcerated women with their children at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, Oregon’s only women’s prison.  On March 2, 2021, FPP joined with Dream Corps Justice to convene Oregon's inaugural Day of Empathy. Oregon’s eve... Read more

Pass the PRO Act to Win a Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
The Democratic Socialists of America national priority campaign is to push Congress to pass the PRO Act (Protecting the Right to Organize) to win a Green New Deal.  Two local DSA labor activists, Hollie Oaks-Miller and Ted Bryan detail this transformative labor law legislat... Read more

Preventing Overdose Deaths

Airs at: Wed, 03/17/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Supervised consumption sites could soon be opening in California. We hear from the lead sponsor of Senate Bill 57, State Senator Scott Weiner along with Senator Susan Eggman and Senator Lena Gonzalez. Read more

Any Positive Change

Airs at: Wed, 03/17/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
More of my conversation with Ron Williams and Devon Downeysmith from the Oregon Health Justice Recovery Alliance. Plus an update on Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, which was approved overwhelmingly by the voters of Oregon. Read more

Implementing Oregon's Measure 110

Airs at: Mon, 03/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline: Implementing Measure 110 - conversation with Ron Williams and Devon Downeysmith from the Oregon Health Justice Recovery Alliance. Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, was approved overwhelmingly by Oregon voters i... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour March 8th 2021

Airs at: Mon, 03/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this episode of The Old Mole which includes   Women and Climate Justice. Bill Resnick talks to Suzanna Kassouf, a leader and very active in Portland’s Sunrise Movement that has rapidly grown across the U.S. and world, attracting young people. In th... Read more

Clean Slate

Airs at: Wed, 03/03/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Clean Slate NY campaign launched at the end of February. We hear from several members of the coalition including Quintin Cross from the Hudson Catskill Housing Coalition, Zaki Smith from the organization Next 100, the Reverend Kevin Van Hook from Riverside Church in New... Read more