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“Anti-woke” legislation and the response

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In at least 15 states, GOP officials have passed educational gag orders prohibiting classroom conversations about race, racism, and LGBTQ issues in public schools. Florida’s “Stop W.O.K.E Act,” a portion of which was challenged in federal court last fall, has been at the va... Read more

Drugs, Law Enforcement, and Public Health

Airs at: Wed, 06/21/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Drugs, Law Enforcement, and Public Health - A conversation with Doctor Bradley Ray, a Senior Justice and Behavioral Health Researcher at RTI International and one of the co-authors of an article entitled “Spatiotemporal Analysis Explor... Read more

Stopping the HALT Act

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On May 25, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Halt All Lethal Trafficking of Fentanyl (HALT) Act (H.R. 467). The bill expands mandatory minimums for fentanyl analogue cases and permanently schedules all fentanyl-related substances as Schedule I, without first test... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 22, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Julian Ankney hosts this week’s show and brings audio from the April 21st and 22nd virtual WSU conference on “Native Sovereignty, Decolonization, Divestment, Reparations, and Environmental Justice: Constructing Coalitions at the Intersections,” interwoven with music from... Read more

Drug Workers and Decolonization

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Drug Workers, Decriminalization and Decolonization. Host Doug McVay is joined in conversation with Hilary Agro, an anthropology PhD student at the University of British Columbia and a researcher whose studies include drug policy, activism, and ... Read more

Safer Opioid Supply

Airs at: Wed, 05/10/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Safer Opioid Supply. The final evaluation report on the Safer Opioid Supply Program at Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre in Toronto, Ontario, has just been released. We hear about the report from Kate Atkinson, SOS Project Manager; Pa... Read more

Totality of Circumstances | April 25, 2023

Airs at: Tue, 04/25/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This month Sam and Jasmin spoke with the current co-chairs of the Police Accountability Commission, Katherine Macdowell and KC Lewis (the third co-chair, Charlie Michelle-Westley, was unable to attend). They are heading the PAC's Structure and Details phase, during which... Read more

Prison Pipeline Legislative Update

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Prison Pipeline hosts Emma Lugo, Doug McVay, Adam Carpinelli and Karen James discuss legislation introduced in the 2023 Oregon session. HB 2513 A  Relating to implementation of Ballot Measure 110 passed by Oregon voters in 2021; reduces barriers to harm reduction. https://... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 24, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Politics of Security Leaks: On April 13th, Air National Guardsman Jack Texeira from Massachusetts was arrested by the FBI over the leak of classified US intelligence documents on... Read more

The Politics of Security Leaks

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On April 13th, Air National Guardsman Jack Texeira from Massachusetts was arrested by the FBI over the leak of classified US intelligence documents on an online chat room for gamers. In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker look at this case and how t... Read more