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Daniel McGowan Speaks at PSU

Airs at: Fri, 04/07/2017 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
On Apri 7th at PSU KBOO had the pleasure to record a presentation from former political prisoner Daniel McGowan about his experiences in the Earth Liberation Front (ELF), time in federal prison, & the necessity of broadening the scope of radical movements and supporting pri... Read more

Raising The Age

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Over the last decade, half the states where 16-or-17-year-olds (or both) were under adult court jurisdiction “raised the age” so that justice system involved young people are served by the juvenile justice system, cutting the number of youth in the adult system by about hal... Read more

Cannabis and Spirituality

Airs at: Fri, 04/14/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  Stephen Gray is the author of Cannabis and Spirituality: An Explorer’s Guide to an Ancient Plant Spirit Ally. On October 1, 2015, Oregon joined Washington and Colorado as the third state to legalize recreational use of cannabis. Now that it is easy as going to one of the... Read more

Court Case Tackles Infiltration of Activists in WA

Airs at: Thu, 04/06/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
In the case of Panagacos v Towery, US Army Force Protection Division employees at Fort Lewis in Washington State have appealed a state order. The order denies motions to dismiss 1st and 4th Amendment claims brought against them by Olympia-area activists. The activists say ... Read more

Non-Violent Protest Under Attack

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil and Celeste welcome Alycee Lane from The Article 20 Network to KBOO.   Alycee is an Oakland, California-based writer and author of Coming in From the Cold, a blog exploring political issues through the prism of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophy of nonviolence. ... Read more

Aggressive ICE Raids

Airs at: Mon, 04/03/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Recent aggressive raids and detentions of immigrants by ICE  (Immigration and Customs Enforcement), how they are different from those during Obama regime, how Latino and immigrant communities are reacting, and how to mobilize allies in support of immigrants. Laurie Mercier ... Read more

Uhuru Sasa Talent Show 2017

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On March 14, 2017 the Uhuru Sasa Cultural Club held its annual Talent Show inside the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem.  Tonight you’ll hear rap, acoustic, and original work performed by the men at OSP.     Uhuru Sasa, which means ‘Freedom Now’ in Swahili, is a Club by an... Read more

Transformation & Success After Prison

Airs at: Mon, 04/03/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Anna Debenham.  Anna works with prisoners at the Columbia River Correctional Institution in Portland as a life skills educator in collaboration with Phoenix Rising Transition Services.  They have created a series of programs for prisoners that are... Read more

And the winner is . . .

"Strange Fruit" by Billie Holiday! After all Sixty-Four songs (culled from nearly 300) duked it out tournament style over the past few weeks, last night we crowned her signature song which so bravely illuminated the horrors of lynchings, our SAD, SAD Champion, the Ultimate... Read more

10 Steps to End Mass Incarceration in America

Airs at: Thu, 03/30/2017 at 8:00am - Fri, 03/31/2017 at 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
   Howell Woltz speaks from personal experience. He was arrested, illegally denied bail, and unlawfully held for seven years by the U.S. Government, though never convicted in or by any court of jurisdiction. Woltz vividly illustrates each of his suggested reforms with rive... Read more