Police

PAALF's 'Defund the PPB' campaign would reinvest police funds into Black, Indigenous and POC communities

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 5:30pm - Mon, 06/22/2020 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "A lot of us in this moment are reassessing our ideas about policing, our understanding of public safety, and being an organization that is rooted in imagination, we truly believe we can imagine an alternative." The Movement for Racial Justice has put the spotlight on po... Read more

Unite Oregon on support for $50 million reduction to Portland Police Budget

Airs at: Thu, 06/11/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Thousands of Portlanders are demanding justice be served be defunding the Portland Police Bureau in order to pave a way towards a more peaceful tomorrow.  Standing behind the movement are several community leaders and organizations including Unite Oregon and The Portlan... Read more

End of Policing

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
From the Archive, Bill Resnick talks with Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing, about how popular police reforms fail to address the problems of--let alone the reasons for--over-policing. Alex Vitale spoke in Portland Last October 2019. For more see Vitale’s May 31 a... Read more

Uprising

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Lauren Regan, Attorney and Executive Director of the Civil Liberties Defense Center in Eugene. Regan reflects on the recent Black Lives Matter protests and police responses, as well as tactics of resistance in the movement against policing.  Photo cou... Read more

Dockworkers strike against racism

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
David Porter, a seasoned dockworker in Portland, a union leader and member of the African American Longshore Coalition, talks with host Jamie Partridge about his union's historic Juneteenth strike against police brutality and systemic racism. Read more

Documenting Those Killed While Protesting George Floyd's Murder

This is a post to outline who has been killed protesting George Floyd's murder. Yes, a former police officer was killed in St. Louis while protecting his friend's pawn shop from looters. THAT is all over the news. But there have also been 5 people killed during the protests... Read more

Corruption, Brutality, and the New Fourth Rule

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on June 10, 2020 entitled Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability. We’ll hear from some of the witnesses, including: Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense an... Read more

BLM Protests

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with Greg McKelvey and reflects on policing and on the protests locally and nationally.  Portland Black Lives Matter Events Calendar: https://www.pdx-blm-events.org Some earlier Mole interviews about policing with Malik Miah, Alex Vitale, and Kristian... Read more

Larry Wilkerson - Ep 67

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 6:30am - Tue, 06/16/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Powerful.  That’s how I’d describe today’s episode.  A deep dive into the mind of COL(R) Larry Wilkerson, his career as a U.S. Army officer to include combat in Vietnam, his close professional relationship with Colin Powell, his time at the State Department during the Bush ... Read more

Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony recently on policing practices and law enforcement Accountability. On this installment of Prison Pipeline we hear from three of the witnesses: Benjamin Crump, civil rights attorney, founder of the national law firm Ben Crump Law... Read more