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Portland's Fukushima

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This week marks the 12th anniversary of the 2011 Sendai earthquake and tsunami. The tsunami caused the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. There were meltdowns of three of the Fukushima reactors, discharge of radioactive water in Fukushima and associated evacuation zone... Read more

Compassion Gains Ground in Colorado

Airs at: Wed, 03/08/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Compassion Gains Ground in Colorado. The Colorado Legislature is considering whether to allow municipalities in that state to save lives by authorizing the operation of overdose prevention centers. We hear from two of the co-sponsors of House B... Read more

Full Interview | Police Accountability Commission Phase III Co-Chairs

Airs at: Tue, 02/28/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is full version of an interview that was edited for time for the February 28, 2023 episode of Totality of Circumstances. It was recorded February 17, 2023 via Zoom. ### Read more

Totality of Circumstances | February 28, 2023

Airs at: Tue, 02/28/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  Police Accountability Commission Co-Chairs Discuss Ongoing Creation of a New Oversight System in Portland This month we spoke with Aje Amaechi, Tirsa Orellana and Christian Orellan-Bauer, the Co-Chairs of the Portland Police Accountability Commission (PAC)'s Powers and ... Read more

Shrinking the Criminal Legal System and Investing in Equity & Healing

Airs at: Mon, 03/06/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James is joined by Talia Gad, Communications Director and Babak Zolfaghari-Azar, Senior Policy manager with Partnership for Safety & Justice. The Oregon Legislature is in session and we’ll discuss PSJ’s 2023 Legislative priorities and their upcoming Advocacy Day ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 27, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2023 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: Gun Control Remains Elusive: Calls for legislative action in response to the endless waves of mass shootings in the US tend to target access to weapons for mentally disturbed people ... Read more

Harm Reduction in Oregon and California

Airs at: Wed, 02/01/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Harm Reduction in Oregon and California. The state of Oregon is considering a measure to expand and enhance harm reduction services. We hear from Oregon State Representative Maxine Dexter, MD, lead sponsor of House Bill 2395, the Opioid Harm Re... Read more

OJRC 2023 Legislative Agenda

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, policy director with Oregon Justice Resource Center about their 2023 Oregon legislative agenda which includes the Right to Vote for Incarcerated Oregonians, Compassionate Medical Release and Justice for Survivor-Defendants and othe... Read more

Defending Our Gains, Advancing Further Reforms

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Oregon Legislature's 2023 session is underway. Measure 110 reforms and other good, effective, humane policies are under threat by drug war zealots along with some well-intentioned yet sadly misguided souls. To learn more about this year's legislative session, host Doug ... Read more

Full Interview | Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is full version of the interview with Dan Handelman and Philip Chachka, both of Portland Copwatch. A partial version of this interview aired on our December 27, 2022 show. This longer version includes more discussion of the current state of Portland's police oversi... Read more