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Interview with Kyle Robinson Beyond the Wall Toastmasters Club

Airs at: Mon, 07/08/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us on Monday, July 8th at 6:30 pm for Prison Pipeline on KBOO Community Radio as we talk with Kyle Robinson about the Beyond the Wall Toastmasters Club. Kyle Robinson is a formerly incarcerated victim's rights advocate who serves as Vice President of Public Rela... Read more

Multnomah County: Reviving Punitive Justice

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Andrés Oswill with Portland for All, an organization with programs that address the root causes of the toughest issues facing Portland. We reflect about Mike Schmidt, who lost his bid for a second term as district attorney of Multnomah County, a... Read more

Gaza and the International Criminal Court

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Court of Justice (ICJ) have been in the news in recent months for their decisions against Israel and its war in Gaza. In their Left and  the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker talk about the history of thes... Read more

Against Mask Bans, For Masks

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  North Carolina legislators have passed a comprehensive mask ban and politicians elsewhere are pushing to criminalize masking in public space as part of ongoing suppression of political dissent and extension of police power.  Frann Michel discusses this attack on our righ... Read more

Deflection Programs

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Deflection Programs. As a kind of trade-off when the Oregon legislature recriminalized simple possession of some drugs, the state of Oregon and the majority of Oregon counties committed to setting up what are called deflection programs, t... Read more

"That Vegan Show" Animal Law Episode

Airs at: Fri, 05/24/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
  An inspirational and highly informative interview with the recent board co-directors of The Lewis & Clark Law School Animal Legal Defense Fund. The Animal Legal Defense Fund files high-impact lawsuits to protect animals from harm, provides free legal assistance and train... Read more

Rule of Law in the Balance

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Rule of Law in the Balance. Since late during the Duterte presidency and continuing under President Ferdinand Marcos Junior, extrajudicial drug war killings in the Philippines have continued at the rate of about one per day. Arrest warrants in ... Read more

Left and the Law: Update on taking Big Oil to Court

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In their Left & the Law segments on the Old Mole, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker regularly report on lawsuits against oil companies. Many of  these cases are based on evidence of lies and deceit on the part of oil executives. They have known for decades that their products... Read more

A Pardon and a Meeting at the White House

Airs at: Wed, 05/01/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies it's the first part of my conversation with the writer, activist, and regional NORML organizer Chris Goldstein. Read more

Did The Biden Pot Pardons Go Far Enough?

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Did the Biden Pot Pardons Go Far Enough? Students for Sensible Drug Policy kicked off its #420WeekOfUnity with a news conference on April 15 entitled Whom Did the Biden Pardons Help—And Did They Go Far Enough? We hear from SSDP Execut... Read more