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"How I Help Free Innocent People from Prison" (12 minutes)

Harvard Law professor Ronald Sullivan fights to free wrongfully convicted people from jail — in fact, he has freed some 6,000 innocent people over the course of his career. He shares heartbreaking stories of how (and why) people end up being put in jail for something they didn't do, and the consequences in their lives and the lives of others. Watch this essential talk about the duty we all have to make the world a bit more fair every day, however we can.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (25 minutes)

Can music make a movement? This week, legendary music producer Danny Goldberg takes us back to a time when "All You Need is Love" was not meant to be ironic, and we talk about his new book, In Search of the Lost Chord about the hippie summer of 1967. Then, from today's movement music scene, Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman celebrate the release of their new album, Intrinsic, and perform for us in studio.

Populist Dialogues - 17-25 - Nuclear Power, OR Bottle Bill Profiteering, Endangering Public Health

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Our guests are Chuck Johnson, Director of the Joint Task Fore on Nuclear Power, OR/WA Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Dan Meek, legal advisor to the Oregon Progressive Party.

Populist Dialogues - 17-24 - The Danger of Small Nuclear Reactors

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Chuck Johnson, Director of the Joint Task Force on Nuclear Power, talks with host David Delk about small nuclear modular reactors(SMR). Chuck explains the reasons for opposing the development of nuclear energy and the similarity between tradition nuclear plants and SMRs. We touch on the current difficulties of the nuclear industry with the bankruptcy of Westinghouse. And we look at the current status of SB990 in the Oregon legislature, written to override existing prohibitions in Oregon to building nuclear facilities within the state.

Populist Dialogues - 17-22 - Science in the New Dark Age

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Our guest is Dr. Martin Donohoe, adviser to Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and author of "Public Health and Social Justice". The topic is "Science in the New Dark Age". What is the New Dark Age? What is science? How has science been attacked in the past? How has Pres. Trump attached science and with what consequences? What is the role of corporate lobbyists and the media in this present attack? After addressing that, we also talk about single-payer health care and more. We conclude with Dr.

Populist Dialogues - 17-21 - Nuclear Power, a 28th Constitutional Amendment and Public Banking

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Departing from the usual Populist Dialogues format, today we instead watch three shorter clips. The first clip is of an interview with David Delk by Jim Lockhart on Oregon bill SB 990 which would overrule existing Oregon law which prevents the building of nuclear power sites in the state; the second clip is an advocacy piece produced by David Delk for a 28th Constitutional Amendment; and the third clip is of Walt McRee, Chair of the Public Banking institute.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (25 minutes)

Throw out what you think you know about economics. This week, self-described “renegade economist” Kate Raworth of Oxford University, explains how to think like a reality based economist, and two eco-feminists, one from South Africa, the other Mauritius, share a chat under a tree about Marx, feminism and life on the planet"

"Bernie Sanders at the People's Summit 2017" (54 minutes)

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"The Bail Trap: American Ransom" (27 minutes)

Three short films from this Brave New Films series, including:

1. "Breaking Down Bail -- Debunking Common Bail Myths" -- Few people know what bail really is, let alone how it all works. This short video explains it all.