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KBOO News In Depth: Nichole Graf and Liz Crain

Airs at: Mon, 01/08/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
  Despite the latest efforts by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who by the way is facing his own considerable legal problems, marijuana is available by law in about 60 percent of the U.S. Recreational cannabis is legal in eight states, with California the latest addition ... Read more

Stand Up and Speak Out

Airs at: Sun, 01/07/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On January Fourth, the Justice Department issued a new memo to prosecutors regarding marijuana enforcement in legal states. This new memo, signed personally by Attorney General for the moment Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, rescinds all the previous memos that were issue... Read more

Washington Co. Sheriff's Deputy Gets Probation for Steroid Possession

Airs at: Fri, 01/05/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy has been sentenced to a year and a half of probation. Bryce A. Kampwerth, a deputy sheriff since 2014, was caught in possession of anabolic steroids while off-duty in May. After an investigation by the Beaverton Police Department, the WC... Read more

Decriminalizing Addiction

Airs at: Mon, 01/08/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On tonight's edition of Prison Pipeline, host Doug McVay speaks with Rick Lines, executive director of Harm Reduction International, about the need to decriminalize drug use and addiction in order to better deal with problematic drug use, to prevent the transmission of dise... Read more

Onward and Upward

Airs at: Sun, 12/31/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we talk with comedian and journalist Ngaio Bealum about the past year, and we take a look ahead to 2018. Read more

Justice, Poverty, and Human Rights

Airs at: Sun, 12/24/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we hear from US Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) about the Marijuana Justice Act, and from Professor Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, about the criminalization of poverty in America. Read more

Danny Goldberg, In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea (ENCORE)

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  During one year, 1967, it seemed possible that the world could be transformed by peace, love, and meditation. The assassinations, violence, and polarization of 1968 hadn’t happened, and the hippies were exploring spirituality and social justice.     Danny Goldberg takes... Read more

Stimulant Culture Part Two: Mama Coca

Airs at: Wed, 12/20/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On part two of our examination of stimulant culture, we explore cocaine -- Mama Coca, marching powder, Coca Cola's original secret ingredient -- with our guest Sanho Tree, director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Sanho Tree at the Institute ... Read more

Human Rights and the Drug War

Airs at: Sun, 12/17/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we speak with Rick Lines, Executive Director of Harm Reduction International, about human rights, the drug war, and his new book "Drug Control and Human Rights in International Law." Harm Reduction International Drug Control and Human Rights in... Read more

Decriminalizing Poverty

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Philip Alston, the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights, recently completed a visit to the United States. His report was a damning indictment of the growing class divide within the US.... Read more