Civil Liberties

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Prisoners’ Rights

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken interviews Jacob Reisberg, ACLU attorney, on safety and health conditions in US jails. Reisberg spearheaded a federal lawsuit last year against the Orange County sheriff to force him and the county to reduce the jail's population to better implement social distan... Read more

Roe on the Rocks Trailer

Airs at: Fri, 07/22/2022 at 9:00am
Produced for Roe on the Rocks
Roe on the Rocks is a 30 minute 8 part series. The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the U.... Read more

Roe on the Rocks Trailer

Produced for Roe on the Rocks
Roe on the Rocks is a 30 minute 8 part series. The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the U.... Read more

Dubya Re-Dub

Airs at: Tue, 11/08/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
Return with us, won't you ? To a (somewhat) simpler time. It was election day November of 2004, and this was on your radio... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 31, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 10/31/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson Hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Old mole 10/31 Emerging left programs for fighting climate change: Bill Resnick interviews with Jeremy Brecher in part 3 of a 3 part series on the climate crisis. As climate change denial dies, corporate and l... Read more

Full Interview | Co-Chairs of the Police Accountability Commission

Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is the full interview with PAC Co-Chairs Faythe Aiken, Lovisa Lloyd and Seemab Hussaini. It was recorded Sunday, October 23, and the edited air date version (with more background information) can be found here.   ### Read more

October 25, 2022 | Interview with Police Accountability Commission Co-Chairs

Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This month we spoke with the co-chairs of the Portland Police Accountability Commission's fact-finding phase. The PAC is a 20-member all-volunteer group that is tasked with creating the new police accountability system demanded by voters in 2020. The fact-finding phase i... Read more

Roe on the Rocks, Episode 3 Barriers in Oklahoma

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2022 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Roe on the Rocks
Roe on the Rocks is a 30 minute 8 part series. The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the U.... Read more

Roe on the Rocks, Episode 2 Barriers in Texas (continued)

Airs at: Thu, 07/28/2022 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Roe on the Rocks
Roe on the Rocks is a 30 minute 8 part series. The "Roe on the Rocks" podcast, executive produced by KBOO's Claire Rischiotto, takes a look at how Oregon, a state with some of the most progressive abortion laws in the nation, will be impacted if Roe is overturned by the U.... Read more