Civil Liberties

Kevin Chambers Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kevin Chambers is a republican who is running for Oregon House district seat 20, against incumbent democrat Paul Evans.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his Christian faith guides his political beliefs, why handlers may bring political experience but, despite his lack ... Read more

The results of social distancing: increased reliance on online communication and risks to data privacy

Airs at: Thu, 03/26/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  As every level of government leverages its powers to slow the spread of COVID-19 and save lives, this includes some efforts that cause concerns among online privacy advocates and social justice advocates. For example, there are reports of increased surveillance and GPS t... Read more

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 03/26/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Charles Brownstein is the Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit advocacy organization that moved its headquarters from New York to Portland in 2016.  The CBLDF provides aid to artists and publishers facing legal threats such as censorship,... Read more

Ep 102. It Takes A Village To Be Alone Together

Airs at: Tue, 03/24/2020 at 12:30pm - Thu, 04/30/2020 at 3:30pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
It Takes a Village to Be Alone Together The Rona won’t hold us back biiiiiiiitch! Coming to u live from VVP Headquarters, with our bestest content for you, the people, because you have fuckin time this week to listen to this damn episode (and because you deserve it). We’re... Read more

029 Slavery and Reparations (Part 2)

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This two part episode covers the history of slavery and its legacy (myriad social inequities) in the United States, contemporary inequalities between African-Americans and Caucasians, and the possible role of reparations in redressing centuries of black exploitation (includ... Read more

028 Slavery and Reparations (Part 1)

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This two part episode covers the history of slavery and its legacy (myriad social inequities) in the United States, contemporary inequalities between African-Americans and Caucasians, and the possible role of reparations in redressing centuries of black exploitation (includ... Read more

Joel DeVore Interview

Produced for Between Us
Joel DeVore, a sitting judge for Oregon's Court of Appeals, is seeking reelection to its 11the position. He talked with Don Merrill about how the court deals with questions of constitutionality, whether a judge is a judge 24-hours a day and how, most times, people aren't re... Read more

John Holm Interview

Produced for Between Us
John Holm is a democrat who is running for US House District 2.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his mother was a strong influence on his personal and political life, how he'll bring down prescription drug prices if he gets voted into office and why he feels Republican... Read more

Fury Young of Die Jim Crow and Paul Wright on Coronavirus in Prisons

Airs at: Mon, 03/02/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
  Please join us this week on Prison Pipeline as we speak with Paul Wright on the potential crisis of Coronavirus in the prison system. Wright is Director of the Human Rights Defense Center which educates the public on issues of concern to the prison industrial complex and... Read more

Ricky Barajas Interview

Produced for Between Us
Ricky Barajas is a democrat who is running for Oregon's US House District 1 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about his passion for the Green New Deal, why the deportation of people who are contributing to the country doesn't make sense, and why Oregon's democratic establis... Read more