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Supervised Consumption Facilities

Airs at: Sun, 11/12/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
  The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is looking into setting up supervised consumption facilities for people who use drugs. The Board's task force on supervised consumption facilities delivered its report to SF's Health Commission on November 7th, so this week on Centu... Read more

Stimulant Culture Part One

Airs at: Wed, 11/15/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this installment of Free Culture Radio, we're going to talk about stimulants. I thought about easing into this subject by doing a show about coffee. I mean, I live in Portland Oregon, and some stereotypes are earned. Portland is where I learned how to drink coffee, there... Read more

Sex4Sale: Episode 2, Portland's Sex Industry

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
This is the second episode of Sex4Sale, a 10-part series about the business of sex in Portland, OR--what we know, what we don't know, and what we think we know. In this episode, we'll take a look at the overall sex industry in Portland and how citizens--involved or not--vie... Read more

Hillsboro "Dreamers" Adjust to Life after DACA

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2017 at 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Produced for Evening News
When President Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, it threw the futures of 800,000 young people in the US into uncertainty. The program was instituted in 2012 by then-President Barack Obama by executive order. It was based on provisi... Read more

Sex4Sale: Episode 1, Introduction

Airs at: Tue, 11/07/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
This is the first episode of Sex4Sale, a 10-part series about the business of sex in Portland, OR--what we know, what we don't know, and what we think we know. In this episode, we'll take an overhead view of the project--future episodes will zoom in on more specific topics.... Read more

Report: Portland Police Training Pulls Punches When It Comes to De-Escalation

Airs at: Thu, 10/19/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
On Tuesday, KBOO reported on a report released October 3 by the Compliance Officer/Community Liaison (COCL), the body tasked with assessing the city's compliance with the terms of a settlement reached with the US Department of Justice. The settlement was reached after the ... Read more

Local Group to Deliver Aid to Puerto Rico--Event this Saturday

Airs at: Tue, 10/17/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Puerto Rico is still suffering the consequences of Hurricane Maria and the somewhat haphazard government aid efforts. Ninety percent of the island is still without power, and clean water is near impossible to find, not to mention fuel to boil questionable water. A group of... Read more

MSF "Forced from Home" Exhibition Starts Today in Pioneer Square

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Starting today and running through October 22, the international medical aid group Medicins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will be holding a free, interactive outdoor exhibition in Pioneer Courthouse Square called "Forced from Home," which invites you to see ... Read more

Our friends in Puerto Rico Need Our Help

Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico hard - and despite the fact that it's a US Territory filled with US citizens, the Trump administration has been slow to take action to help. Instead, hundreds of thousands of people remain stranded without communication, food o... Read more

Why Do Red States Have More Success with Public Defense Reform Than Blue States?

Airs at: Thu, 10/05/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
A recent investigation by The Marshall Project and Politico has cast light on a counter-intuitive trend among small-government conservative state lawmakers. Many deep-red states have been successful at reforming their public defender systems. We should probably say, “modera... Read more