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Michelle Alexander

Airs at: Sun, 12/10/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we hear from Michelle Alexander about building the movement for racial justice and drug policy reform. Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar, and the author of The New Jim Crow. She delivered a keynote address at... Read more

News and Public Affairs Day: Community Forum on Police Accountability

Airs at: Fri, 12/01/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
KBOO reporters Sam Bouman and Jasmin Moneymaker speak with a panel of guests with many years and varieties of experience advocating for greater accountability, reform and positive change in Portland's sytem of law enforcement. The discussion is rooted in the City of Portlan... Read more

The President's New Czar

Airs at: Sun, 12/03/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
We interview journalist Maia Szalavitz and policy expert Sanho Tree about this week's announcement that presidential adviser and spin doctor Kellyanne Conway will head up the White House response to opioid issues. Read more

Sex4Sale Panel:

Airs at: Fri, 12/01/2017 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Produced for Evening News
     The KBOO Evening News Team"s Tom Flynn and KBOO News Director Zeloszelos Marchandt review the ongoing series that includes interviews from international and local authories about the sex trade.  This special edition produced for the fall fund-raiser features a live di... Read more

Harm Reduction in Seattle

Airs at: Sun, 11/26/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On Century of Lies this week: the city of Seattle adopted a new budget which includes money to start up a supervised consumption facility so we hear from Seattle residents Terina James and Marlys McConnell, as well as Seattle City Council member Rob Johnson. Plus the UK Hou... Read more

Shaping a Future: Life After Prison - Part 2

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On Sunday, October 29th 2017 nine individuals told their stories in a performance titled: Shaping a Future: Life After Prison. The performance was a culmination of  writing workshops sponsored by the Regional Arts and Culture Council. The project conceived of and organized ... Read more

Shaping a Future: Life After Prison - Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On Sunday, October 29th 2017 nine individuals told their stories in a performance titled: Shaping a Future: Life After Prison. The performance was a culmination of  writing workshops sponsored by the Regional Arts and Culture Council. The project conceived of and organized ... Read more

This Is Your Brain On Drugs

Airs at: Fri, 11/17/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Prison Breakdown
This meaty episode digs into the modern escalation of the War on Drugs through a rhetorical analysis of the 1989 National Drug Control Strategy, a review of the concrete policing and sentencing policies which lead to the exponential rise in prison populations, and a ground-... Read more

Putting People First

Airs at: Sun, 11/19/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, we discuss stigma, language, mental health, harm reduction, and drug policy reform with Sarah Merrigan, one of the hosts of the This Week In Drugs podcast. Read more

"Slavery Didn't End; It Evolved"

Airs at: Fri, 11/10/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Prison Breakdown
To understand why mass incarceration is the racial justice issue of our time, we must situate the exponential growth of the prison system within the historical legacy of slavery. The first half of this episode traces the evolution of slavery from the Reconstruction Era thro... Read more