Open drug use is a public health issue in Portland. Overdose deaths and
hepatitis C rates have increased because people who inject drugs do not have
a safe place to use. One approach to dealing with these issues that's shown a
great deal of success is the establishment of s...
Mindi Griffiths interviews Angelica Pray, a singer/songwriter from Portland,
Oregon, whose unique style is described as “musique for self-governed
gelfling-gangster hybrids”. She is also a non-violent communications
teacher with Oregon Prison Project at Coffee Creek Correct...
Jan Haaken talks with Judy Roth, an activist with Psychologists for Social
Responsibility, about her work with Israeli and Palestinian trauma victims
and the Born Equal Task Force.
Photo by Hamde Abu Rahma: A schoolgirl, a ladder, a wall
Stephen Bezruchka is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Global Health at
the University of Washington. He worked for many years as an emergency
physician in Seattle. His particular areas of research are population health
and societal hierarchy. He has spent over 10 yea...
Today on Flashpoints: Domestic workers arrested in Sacramento, protesting for
safer working conditions, Latino and Chicano activists speak out against a
new racist textbook in Texas. And we'll feature an extended interview with
celebrated Latino cartoonist and satirist, ...
The EPA is supposed to release the proposed plan for the Superfund site at
Porland Harbor on June 8th. Join me, Kristin Yount, at this time to review
the long awaited proposed plan.
For now this is an Interview from Feburary 17, 2016 with Rose Longoria
In this extended version of our interview with attorney turned
filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, Jenn Chavez asks Mr Wiseman about the subjects
that inspire him, his detached style of filmmaking, and his success in
producing and distributing films outside the studio system.
Incarceration separates families. Holidays like Mother's Day can bring this
separation into sharp relief for mothers whose children are in prison and for
mothers who are in prison without their children. This separation from social
life is one of the aims of incarceration. ...
Frederick Wiseman is an attorney turned filmmaker who has spent half a
century offering audiences intimate views of institutions and communities,
from state legislatures to boxing gyms to public housing and schools. His
first film Titicut Follies (1967) documented abuse...