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Voices from the Edge on 03/11/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The appointment of Multnomah County Chair Ted Wheeler as state treasurer last Tuesday churned county and state political waters this week. Wheeler, appointed by Governor Kulongoski to fill the vacancy created by State Treasurer Ben Westlund's death, is now better positioned... Read more

Katrina's Prisoners: Part three of three

Airs at: Mon, 03/08/2010 at 12:00am
In 2005, KBOO's Jenka Soderberg conducted a series of interviews in New Orleans, with people adversely affected by Hurricane Katrina. In this part: 1) Wajid, Sandy and Reggae - relief volunteers arrested and taken to Greyhound jail. 2) Chad Darbonne, the warden of the Grey... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 03/04/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/04/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
One month after Portland police officer Ronald Frashour fatally shot Aaron Campbell, the Portland City Council is still struggling with growing community anger over the unarmed man's death. Demonstrations, a high profile visit by Rev. Jesse Jackson - as well as an upcoming ... Read more

Katrina's Prisoners: Part two of three

Airs at: Thu, 03/04/2010 at 12:00am
In 2005, KBOO's Jenka Soderberg conducted a series of interviews in New Orleans, with people adversely affected by Hurricane Katrina. In this part: 1) Rashaun Davis - brutalized and taken to Greyhound jail 2) Daniel Frelix - arrested post-Katrina, taken to Greyhound jail. ... Read more

Katrina's Prisoners: Part one of three

Airs at: Thu, 03/04/2010 at 12:00am
In 2005, KBOO's Jenka Soderberg conducted a series of interviews in New Orleans, with people adversely affected by Hurricane Katrina.  In this part: 1) Jackie - talking about the Angola 3 and the hurricane. 2) Stanley - talking about being inside Orleans Parish Prison durin... Read more

Bridges to Change

Airs at: Mon, 03/01/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Jeff Baynes from Bridges to Change shared some stories and talked about the program. ***NOTE*** NEXT WEEK – Prison Pipeline will NOT BE ON. KBOO will be presenting special programming for WOMEN’S DAY. Be sure to tune in.   Read more

Prison Madness: The Mental Health Crisis Behind Bars and What We Must Do About It

Airs at: Mon, 03/01/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Madness Radio
Hosted by Will Hall The US incarcerates more people than any country in the world - and 70% are people of color. Do we need better mental health care inside prisons -- or do prisons themselves cause trauma and madness?Psychiatrist and civil lawsuit expert witness Dr.Terry K... Read more

The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison Outside the Law: Interview Jonathan Hafetz

Airs at: Thu, 02/25/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for A Deeper Look
Jonathan Hafetz of The National Security Project of the ACLU joins host Llinda Olson-Osterlund to talk about the new book  he co-edited, The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison Outside the Law. This book has the voices of over a hundred attorneys from all types of practice... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 02/25/10

Airs at: Thu, 02/25/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
On January 21, 2010, the U.S. Supreme court took another step in the long - and many say misguided - journey to granting corporations personhood under the U.S. Constitution. In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, a five-member majority of the court increased the... Read more

Political Perspectives on 02/24/10

Airs at: Wed, 02/24/2010 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
Oregon lawyer Lauren Regan speaks on "One Struggle, One Fight: Intergenerational Political Prisoners." This talk was recorded this past Friday at Reed College as part of a panel discussion. CD-1661 Read more