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5/13 - Dismantling the prison-industrial complex

May 13 - 9AM - 4PM Dismantling the prison-industrial complex special
 
On the 29th anniversary of the bombing of the MOVE family home in Philadelphia, we'll have an exclusive interview with a member of the MOVE family.  The day will include talks by the organizers of the hunger strike at the immigration detention facility in Tacoma Washington, a formerly incarcerated community organizer and a member of the Weather Underground who spent decades in prison.
 
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Kim Thatcher Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Mon, 04/28/2014
Republican Kim Thatcher currently holds the seat in House District 25 but is running for the seat in Senate District 13.  She talked with Don Merrill about why a return to vocational training in high school is important for kids who may not choose college, how checks and balances can help prevent the police from becoming more militarized, and why, although our government may work slow, slow is better than the speed with which it moves in China.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly. 
29:27 minutes (26.97 MB)

The Confessional on 04/28/14

Program: 
The Confessional
Air date: 
Mon, 04/28/2014 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Short Description: 
Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

Jim Thompson Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Fri, 04/25/2014
Jim Thompson is an Oregon Republican who is running for House District 23.  He talked with Don Merrill about why he thinks his district is ready for a Repubican, why he is not a proponent for marijuana and why, as a strong constitutional republican, he believes opponents to gay marriage have lost the fight and need to move on to other issues. *These interviews are part of a project to invite all 2014 candidates to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly. 
29:44 minutes (27.22 MB)

Garrett Rosenthal Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Thu, 04/24/2014
Garrett Rosenthal is a Democrat running for House District seat 37.  He talked with Don Merrill about how some of the revenue problems in timber counties might be related to taxpayer choice, why him being a policy wonk will serve his constituents and how his environmental experience can help the state navigate issues of endangered species, wetlands and natural resource protection.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
28:43 minutes (26.29 MB)

Dennis Richardson Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Mon, 04/21/2014
Dennis Richardson is a Republican lawmaker in the Oregon legislature who wants to be Oregon's next Govenor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why Cover Oregon needs to be scrapped, why trade with China is essential to Oregon's economy and why a baseball analogy best applies to the current govenor.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
29:50 minutes (27.31 MB)

The Confessional on 04/21/14

Program: 
The Confessional
Air date: 
Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Short Description: 
Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

Paradox Tree News story 041014

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 04/10/2014
Story about the Paradox Walnut Tree in SE Portland threatened by new housing development. 6:23 minutes (5.84 MB)

Darren Karr Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Mon, 04/14/2014
Darren Karr is an Independent who is registered as a Republican and running for Oregon's Govenor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he's focusing on younger rather than older voters in his campaign, why Governor Kitzhaber and Dennis Richardson aren't necessarily shoe ins and how, in the interest of efficient spending, he would slash nearly half a dozen Oregon departments if he became to state's top executive.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly. 
27:05 minutes (24.79 MB)

Portland Ranks Sixteenth for Solar Power in the Nation

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 04/10/2014
A report released on April 10 by Environment Oregon ranked Portland sixteenth among US cities for solar power.
KBOO reporter Ethan Martin spoke with Charlie Fischer of Environment Oregon and Andrea Jacob of Solar Forward for more on the report and Portland's ranking.
6:56 minutes (6.34 MB)
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