Law/Court/Crime

Climate Activists vs. Zenith

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Climate change has not stopped for the pandemic—and the slowing of travel and commerce has given us only about a 5% reduction in global fossil fuel emissions—less than the reduction from the 2008 economic recession.     A precedent-setting case in the climate movement went... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 20, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann MIchel hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour, which features music by Alexandra Bradbury and the late John Prine, and these segments: Workers’ response to COVID19: Bill Resnick talks with Travis Watkins, fired from his auto parts plant in Michigan, with the ... Read more

Lawsuit Filed Against ODOC, Governor Brown over COVID-19 Response

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
We talk with Alice Lundell of the Oregon Justice Resource Center regarding a federal class lawsuit filed on behalf of their clients who are incarcerated at four Oregon prisons, against the Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) and Governor Kate Brown on the grounds that t... Read more

Calla Felicity Interview

Produced for Between Us
Calla Felicity is a running for Oregon's 1st House District seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about how shoveling sulphur opened her eyes to the plight of women in blue collar work, how she has reshaped the anger she felt in her teenage years into the steadfast determiniat... Read more

Wisconsin forced to hold in-person primary despite pandemic; suppresses voter rights in the process

Airs at: Tue, 04/07/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The state of Wisconsin held an in-person primary election today – despite a state-wide stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus outbreak. Last night the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in with a five to four decision, which was highly criticized by dissenting judge Ruth Bade... Read more

Sonia Montalbano Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sonia Montalbano is running as a Circuit Court Judge for District 4, Position 12.  She talks with Don Merrill about how people need to understand the court system when they encounter it, why over-worked legal aid attorneys are a critical piece in the credibility of the lega... Read more

Abolishing the Northwest Detention Center

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Maru Mora from La Resistencia and Latino Advocacy about the campaign to shut down the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.  This program originally aired in October 2019. More Information: https://www.nwdcresistance.org Read more

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Borderline Citizen: Dispatches from the Outskirts of Nationhood

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
What does it mean to be a citizen?  On Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande interviews writer Robin Hemely who has just published  Borderline Citizen:Dispatches from the Outskirts of Nationhood. Hemley wrestles with what it means to have or not have a national identity by looking at... Read more

Prisons, Jails, and Pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Prisons, jails, and pandemic. In this time of pandemic, correctional institutions are like Petri dishes in which the novel coronavirus COVID-19 grows and spreads. Public health experts and criminal justice advocates around the nation are demand... Read more