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Safer Spaces: A Community Discussion on Public Drug Use, Health, and Community Safety

Airs at: Thu, 06/16/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
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... Read more

Angelica Pray~A Song for My Brother

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
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... Read more

Psychology, Trauma, Palestine/Israel

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  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 Read more

Stephen Bezruchka on In Sickness & in Wealth

Airs at: Tue, 06/07/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  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... Read more

Domestic Workers Protest, Activists Protest a Racist Textbook, and Cartoonist Lalo Alcala on his Work

Airs at: Fri, 06/03/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  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, ... Read more

Water World

Airs at: Wed, 02/17/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
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.  Guest TBA For now this is an Interview from Feburary 17, 2016 with  Rose Longoria from th... Read more

Jim Hill, author of The New N Word: The White Middle Class

Airs at: Thu, 06/02/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Host Jo Ann Hardesty interviews Jim Hill, former Oregon State Treasurer and author of the The New N Word: The White Middle Class. Read more

Documentarian Frederick Wiseman - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 04/28/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  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. ... Read more

Mother's Day Special

Airs at: Mon, 05/09/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
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. ... Read more

Documentarian Frederick Wiseman

Airs at: Thu, 04/28/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  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... Read more