Civil Liberties

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Brent Barker Interview

Produced for Between Us
Brent Barker is a non partisan candidate running for BOLI commissioner.  He talked with Don Merrill about how to get labor and business, two entities who often want opposite things, to work toward the same goals, how he'll help improve Oregon's dismal college graduation rat... Read more

Christopher Mann Interview

Produced for Between Us
Christopher Mann is a republican who is running for Oregon's 1st US House seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about his stint as Executive Director of a non profit for Oregon vets, why he feels body cameras and better training will make police more accountable and why "ghost ... Read more

Andrew Kalloch Interview

Produced for Between Us
Andrew Kalloch is a democrat who is running for Oregon's 4th US House District.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how he'll balance the importance of climate change and economic opportunity in the communities of his district, why his plan, called "Claim Stat" for monitoring ... Read more

Tools for Dismantling the Carceral State

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this week's Prison Pipeline, we speak with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist with the Prison Policy Initiative, about incarceration in the US and tools for dismantling the carceral state. Read more

The Gap: PPB Audit and World Art Day

Airs at: Fri, 04/15/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea start out by discussing the recently released audit of the Portland Police Bureau. They collected and kept surveillance on protesters who participated in the 2020 racial justice protests - while those protesters weren't suspec... Read more

Tim McCloud Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tim McCloud is a republican who is running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, as a homeless father raising three children and entrepreneur, he has lived experiences that transcend party, why he views discrimination as an effect of democratic policie... Read more

George Carrillo Interview

Produced for Between Us
George Carrillo is a democrat running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he moved from law enforcement to politics, why the school to prison pipeline is one of the biggest issues Oregonians face and how, if he becomes governor, he promises to stop th... Read more

Chelsea King Interview

Produced for Between Us
Chelsea King is a democrat who is running for the Oregon Senate in the 13th District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how West Linn-Wilsonville teachers are whipsawed by changes in the district budget and why that has to stop, how a colleague from a co-founded non profit... Read more

Rob Nosse Interview

Produced for Between Us
Rob Nosse is a democrat running for Oregon House District 42.  Sam Bouman talked with him about redistricting challenges he's facing, how he'll address the homeless crisis in his district in light of the limitations of Measure 110, the intiatives he's push related to Medica... Read more

Tammy Carpenter Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tammy Carpenter is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House in District 27.  She talked with Sam Bouman about how corporate money helps her opponent will outspend her by ten times, what she will do to bring down the cost of prescription drugs and why a "just" transiti... Read more