Prison issues

Prison Pipeline on 03/04/13

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 03/04/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Battered Woman Overturns Murder Conviction
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Karen James with Kathleen Blankenship, and Louise Bauschard, Voices Set Free.  In 2001, Kathleen Blankenship shot her abusive husband, a former police officer. She was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Kathleen tells how she survived the abuse, law enforcement code of silence and corruption, and had her murder conviction overturned in one of the most notorious murder cases in Umatilla County, Oregon. 

Purple Berets http://www.purpleberets.org/whenbattererisacop_index.html

Voices Set Free http://www.voicessetfree.org/

Flashpoints on 02/28/13

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 02/28/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 02/27/13

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 02/27/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Voices from the Edge on 02/28/13

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Thu, 02/28/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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The Innocence Project w/Mr. Melendez & Mr. Wilhoit

Exonerated Death Row Inmates Visit Oregon University Campuses After serving 18 years on Florida’s death row, Juan Melendez walked out and into a very different world. Unable to read or write English when he went in, now Melendez will address universities. He will joined Greg Wilhoit, who served time on Oklahoma’s death row, and was also exonerated as an innocent man. Wilhoit is featured in the best-selling non-fiction book by John Grisham, The Innocent Man. The tour is sponsored by Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (OADP) and Witness to Innocence, a nation-wide organization of exonerated death row inmates who travel the country to talk about the mistakes and injustices that too frequently happen in the American judicial system when the death penalty is involved.

Flashpoints on 02/26/13

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 02/26/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Radiozine on 02/25/13

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Radiozine
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Mon, 02/25/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Developing healthy food environments for women at the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Linda Drach about developing healthy food environments for incarcerated women at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Oregon. Linda Drach is one of the project staff. She works for the Oregon Health Authority.  The project is funded by Kaiser Permanente, and is a partnership between the Corrections Division and a branch of the Oregon Health Authority.

Flashpoints on 02/22/13

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 02/22/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 02/21/13

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 02/21/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Positively Revolting on 02/22/13

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Fri, 02/22/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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We discuss grand jury resistors and the use of the grand jury to repress and intimidate communities.

Hosts Ani and Lyn talk to Kristian Williams, a member of the Committee Against Political Repression, about the events that lead to currently imprisoned grand jury resisters and the conditions of their confinement. They will also examine the bigger picture of the grand jury as a tool for political repression and the intimidation of communities and movements.

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Flashpoints on 02/20/13

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 02/20/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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