Immigration

Circuit Court Judge candidate John Schlosser brings expertise in immigrant rights cases to the race

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  As the May 19th primary fast approaches, one of the widest races on the ballot is that for Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Position 12. Interestingly, the Circuit Court has not seen a competitive race for 12 years, as typically judges are appointed when another resi... Read more

Multnomah County DA candidate Mike Schmidt talks plans to lower mass incarceration, abolish cash bail and address ICE

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In November, Multnomah County voters will elect a new District Attorney, a position that has a great deal of discrestion when it comes to deciding who gets charged with a crime, and who doesn't, as well as the severity of the charge. One candidate is Mike Schmidt, who ha... Read more

Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas on Take Us To A Better Place

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas, contributors to the story anthology Take Us To A Better Place, published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. You can download a free copy of the ebook at https://www.rwjf.org/fiction. Hannah Lillith Assadi... Read more

Activists protest in favor of prisoner release during COVID-19 outbreak

Airs at: Fri, 05/01/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A caravan of cars in favor of releasing prisoners and detainees took over the streets outside Portland City Hall this afternoon. A coalition of activist groups used the socially-distanced protest to push state and local leaders to forcefully address the threat that coron... Read more

Chris Vaughn Interview

Produced for Between Us
Chris Vaughn is a democrat running for the US House District 2 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the district, which has only had two democrats since 1893, may be ready for its third, why climate change is really a climate emergency that people need to believe and... Read more

Paige Hook Interview

Produced for Between Us
Paige Hook is a democrat running for the Oregon House 17 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her district needs new leadership as a way to finally get rural counties a seat at the big boy table, why gun legislation and gun safety are not mutually exclusive, and why... Read more

Patrick Castles Interview

Produced for Between Us
Patrick Castles is a republican who is running for the seat in Oregon House District 38.  He talked with Don Merrill about why diversity training reminds him of communist re-education camps ordered by the ruling elite of Vietnam after the war, why he blames undocumented adu... Read more

A Global Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Penal Reform International’s Director of Policy and International Advocacy Olivia Rope with an overview of PRI’s new report Global Prison Trends 2020, and ACLU National Prison Project Senior Staff Attorney Eunice Cho discusses COVID-19 threats ... Read more

Noticias en español 04/21/2020 ¡Extra!

Airs at: Tue, 04/21/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Produced for Noticias en español
Breve Informativo sobre el COVID-19 de las últimas noticias locales, nacionales e internacionales sobre el COVID-19, relevantes para la comunidad latina de Oregon. El presidente Trump suspende la emisión de “Green Cards”. Esta tarde de hoy martes 21 de abril, el presidente... Read more

Buscando America on 04/21/20

Airs at: Tue, 04/21/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Gritos de auxilio desde los centros de detención de Otay Mesa CA. y Tacoma WA. Las deportaciones de Estados Unidos no cesan y no entienden de controles sanitarios. En la sesión 5 de Pateando Piedras reportan Franco  y Torrente sobre el contexto del movimiento social en Chi... Read more