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#Cut 50...Fighting to Reduce the Prison Population

Airs at: Mon, 07/24/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Jessica Jackson Sloan is the national director and co-founder of #cut50, a bipartisan effort to cut the U.S. prison population in half. Jessica is a human rights attorney who began her career representing California death row inmates in their appeals. Her first marriage ... Read more

Project Censored interviews Mnar Muhawesh

Airs at: Wed, 07/19/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Mnar Muhawesh is the guest for the first half of the show; she explains her goals for Mint Press News, as well as her experience of being a Muslim woman doing journalism in the U.S. Later in the program, the three hosts have a panel discussion covering, among other topic... Read more

Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment

Airs at: Thu, 07/20/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Policing the Black Man explores and critiques the many ways the criminal justice system impacts the lives of African American boys and men at every stage of the criminal process, from arrest through sentencing.  Essays range from an explication of the historical roots of... Read more

Hands Up and Kevin Jones

Airs at: Tue, 07/18/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features Kevin Jones, artistic director of the August Wilson Red Door Project and actor Alonzo Chadwick and their ground-breaking touring production of Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments. The seven autobiographical monologues of this remarkable production were wr... Read more

Portland Man Threatens and Harasses Muslim Couple

Airs at: Mon, 07/10/2017 at 4:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Last Friday, Portland police arrested the man accused of threatening a Muslim couple in northeast Portland in late may. Frederick Nolan Sorrell, age 49, was booked into Multnomah County Jail on three misdemeanor counts of intimidation. Sorrell allegedly drove next to the M... Read more

Organizing to End Mass Incarceration

Airs at: Mon, 07/17/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Public awareness and concern about over-criminalization and over-incarceration has grown significantly in recent years but much of that attention is focused in the wrong places. What happens at the national level tends to be in the spotlight much of the time, despite the fa... Read more

Cornel West: The Radical Democratic Tradition

Airs at: Tue, 07/11/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Recorded in Portland, OR on October 27, 1995. Throughout history there have been individuals who have challenged conventional wisdom and have stretched societal limits. Collectively they constitute the radical democratic tradition. A sterling example of this lineage is ... Read more

Think Globally, Act Locally

Airs at: Sun, 07/09/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: the Oregon Legislature has passed a bill to force law enforcement to begin addressing racial profiling, and which also reduces simple possession of some drugs from a felony to a misdemeanor; plus the Oregon Justice Resource Center has released a guide on organizi... Read more

Stand Your Ground: America's Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
The good citizen defends his castle.   Punks, thieves, thugs, and rapists don’t stand a chance against a 44 Magnum in the hands of the good guy who stands his ground.   That is the myth.  The reality is that America’s love affair with guns and lethal self-defense has not ma... Read more

Left & Law: Immigration Bans & Plans

Airs at: Mon, 07/03/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker talk about border politics throuth the lens of the June 26th Supreme Court decision that partially upheld Trump's travel ban--and they discuss the psychological dynamics of various forms of anti-immigrant propoganda.    Read more