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Taking the LEAD

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) is a pre-booking diversion pilot program. It was originally developed with the community to address low-level drug and prostitution crimes in the Belltown neighborhood in Seattle and the Skyway area of unincorporated King County. Th... Read more

Old Mole Variety August 29th 2016

Airs at: Mon, 08/29/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris host this episode of the Old Mole which includes Laurie Mercier talks with Michael Shannon Executive Director Oregon Fair Trade Campaign. Shannon joins the Old Mole to talk about Fair trade and the Campaign to stop the TPP. Bill Resnick interviews Joseph... Read more

Riding for Justice: Leonard Peltier and Freedom Ride 2016

Airs at: Mon, 08/29/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview Chauncy Peltier and one participant of the cross country tour in solidarity with Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier.  Chanuncy spent many months organizing the tour to raise awaereness about his father’s wrongful incarceration.  The Freedom Ri... Read more

Free Culture Radio

Produced for Free Culture Radio
  Drugs in society and society on drugs Third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm Free Culture Radio is an examination of drugs, drug cultures, and the ineluctable, indelible, and indispensable influence of drugs on society. Free Culture Radio neither promot... Read more

Ex-Offenders & Employment after Banning the Box

Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Oregon’s “Ban the Box” law, H.B. 3025, went into effect in January 2016.  Oregonians no longer have to check the box on job applications that asks about previous convictions.  Last year President Obama "banned the box" on federal-government employment applications and almos... Read more

Youth and the Law

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Host Jo Ann Hardesty will be interviewing 4 students who participated in a summer works program called Youth and the Law.  The students have developed tools for incoming freshmen to teach them and their parents about their rights in encounters with the police. Read more

A Conversation about Solitary Confinement

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez interviews Phil Stockton with Big House Kite on his upcoming event, "Within These Walls", a town hall conversation about the nature and state of solitary confinement in Oregon and the U.S. today.  The event will include a panel of state legislators, past membe... Read more

Johnny Mast, Breakaway Amish

Airs at: Sat, 08/06/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Five years ago the nation was stunned by the case of the Bergholz beard cutters. The Bergholz Amish Community in southern Ohio found itself outside the law by following its bishop, Sam Mullet, who became increasingly authoritarian. He controlled his community, doling out pu... Read more

Autism & the Criminal Justice System, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Emma Lugo hosts a roundtable discussion at on the subject of Autism and the Criminal Justice System from the perspectives of people deeply engaged in raising awareness and advocating for people who are diagnosed within the spectrum and for those who love and support them.  ... Read more

An Update on the Portland Harbor Superfund: Stakeholder Comments

Airs at: Fri, 08/05/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00pm
Produced for Water World
Kristin Yount hosts another session of conversation about water policy. This time we are focusing on the Willamette harbor and the EPA's long awaited and highly contested proposed plan for clean up. A video of the June 24th public meeting is here. On the show today we have... Read more