Law/Court/Crime

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

Interview with Bobby Binford

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us tonight for an interview with Bobby Binford.  Binford is a native american activist who has been incarcerated for 48 of his 62 years of life including numerous years in isolation.  Binford describes incarceration as being "buried alive" and has been fighting ... Read more

Episode Two - The Murder of Mulugeta Seraw

Airs at: Fri, 11/20/2020 at 7:00am - 7:15am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
Late one night in November 1988 racist skinheads attacked a group of Ethiopian immigrants in the working class Kerns neighborhood of Southeast Portland. 28-year-old Mulugeta Seraw died from his wounds inflicted by a baseball bat and multiple kicks from the steel-toed boots ... Read more

Progressive Elected District Attorney of Los Angeles County

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The most important criminal justice race in the November election was the race for District Attorney of Los Angeles County, the nation’s largest local prosecutorial district.  Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles helped defeat incumbent Jackie Lacey and elect progressive candidat... Read more

The Left and the Law

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker survey some of the victories in the November elections for criminal justice reform. They also discuss the criminal case against human rights attorney Steven Donziger-- ultimately for holding Chevron responsible for its heinous oil mining practic... Read more

The Dawn Of A New Era

Airs at: Mon, 11/09/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The 2020 general election was historic on many levels. In terms of the criminal justice system, one of the most important measures on that ballot -- possibly one of the most important measures in more than two decades -- was Oregon's Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction T... Read more

Pacific NW Prison Abolition Groups

Airs at: Mon, 11/02/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Emma Lugo discusses COVID-19, LGBTQ prisoners, and police violence with members of four Pacific Northwest prison abolition groups, Duckey with Siskiyou Abolition Project; Rory with Critical Resistance PDX; Kia with Black & Pink PDX; Rose with Free Them All WA.   Black... Read more

Election 2020: Yes on Measure 110 campaign says decriminalization is a critical step in addressing addiction crisis in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Ballot Measure 110 seeks to decriminalize drug usage and further fund treatment options. Proponents say that the criminalization of drugs does not lead those struggling with addiction disorders to the help that they need. Instead, they say, decriminalizing drug usage and... Read more

The Danger of Amy Coney Barrett: Interview with Prof. Francis Boyle

Airs at: Thu, 10/15/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Boyle is a law professor at the University of Illinois. He says that a major danger of Amy Coney Barrett is her interpretation of the concept of 'originalism', and the fact that she was selected by the Federalist Society for this judicial appointment. Boyle said, "Scalia h... Read more

No on Measure 110 campaign says drug decriminalization could actually keep people from the treatment they need

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Oregon Ballot Measure 110 would decriminalize personal drug use and redirect marijuana tax money to further fund addiction treatment services. While many tout the measure as an important step forward in addressing equity in the criminal justice system and stemming the ad... Read more