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Buscando America on 06/23/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/23/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Cuarta semana de demostraciones en EEUU, estuvimos en las instalaciones del ICE en Portland en una protesta para unificar luchas. Avances históricos en la suprema corte para la comunidad LGBTQ ; hablamos con Umi Vera de Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement.  Más buenas... Read more

Jenefer S Grant Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jenefer Grant is a nonpartisan candidate seeking reelection as judge to Circuit Court District 19, Position 3.  She talked with Don Merrill about why experience matters, how the root of problems in the home stem from child abuse, and why the courts are pre-emptively prepari... Read more

Faith Leith Interview

Produced for Between Us
Faith Leith is a democrat running for Oregon's House District 56.  She talked with Don Merrill about why Cap and Trade is important to her, how Oregon needs to prepare its economy to manufacture more of what it needs in-state and why her republican colleagues shouldn't keep... Read more

Oregon Jails During COVID-19

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Sarah Radcliffe, attorney with Disability Rights Oregon, who released her new report “Oregon Jails During COVID-19: a look inside 26 county jails” on April 30th.  In response to COVID-19, Oregon county jails released nearly half their jail populations... Read more

Housing Precarity

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken speaks with local housing activist Marih Alyn-Claire, a long term organizer with SE Portland Tenants in Action and the Portland Metro Poor People's Campaign. They discuss the worsening situation for local renters and the homeless as the public health and economic... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 1, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour, which includes these segments: Pandemic Recovery, or Not: Bill Resnick speaks with Yeva Nersisyan, a progressive economist, in part 2 of a two part interview on the COVID crisis. In the first part th... Read more

Pandemic Bailout

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews economist Yeva Nersisyan. Yeva has recently been studying and writing on the Federal multi-trillion dollar relief programs as the pandemic shut down the economy. She and many others have found that the Federal government is continuing a fifty year tr... Read more

Sean Scorvo Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sean Scorvo is a democrat running for the Oregon House District 23rd seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he finds the treatment of hispanic Americans reprehensible considering all they do for the American economy, why Gerrymandering is a sin democrats share with rep... Read more

Election Races, Ballot Measures and COVID 19 in Oregon Prisons

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Partnership for Safety and Justice (PSJ) and Safety and Justice Oregon Deputy Director Shannon Wight and Communications Director Talia Gad.  They’ll discuss the May 2020 races for county district attorneys and ballot measures including the Metro hous... Read more

Chris Vaughn Interview

Produced for Between Us
Chris Vaughn is a democrat running for the US House District 2 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the district, which has only had two democrats since 1893, may be ready for its third, why climate change is really a climate emergency that people need to believe and... Read more