Civil Liberties

Campaign for Prison Phone Justice

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us this week on Prison Pipeline as we speak with Paul Wright about the Campaign for Prison Phone Justice. Wright is Director of the Human Rights Defense Center which educates the public on issues of concern to the prison industrial complex and abuse of rights of... Read more

Activists protest in favor of prisoner release during COVID-19 outbreak

Airs at: Fri, 05/01/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A caravan of cars in favor of releasing prisoners and detainees took over the streets outside Portland City Hall this afternoon. A coalition of activist groups used the socially-distanced protest to push state and local leaders to forcefully address the threat that coron... 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

Lisa Pool Interview

Produced for Between Us
Lisa Pool is a democrat running for Oregon Senate district seat 12.  She talked with Don Merrill about why the Oregon Health Plan needs to include small businesses that offer non-traditional holistic medicine in its coverage,  how she is looking forward to meeting and debat... Read more

Paige Hook Interview

Produced for Between Us
Paige Hook is a democrat running for the Oregon House 17 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her district needs new leadership as a way to finally get rural counties a seat at the big boy table, why gun legislation and gun safety are not mutually exclusive, and why... Read more

Patrick Castles Interview

Produced for Between Us
Patrick Castles is a republican who is running for the seat in Oregon House District 38.  He talked with Don Merrill about why diversity training reminds him of communist re-education camps ordered by the ruling elite of Vietnam after the war, why he blames undocumented adu... Read more

Covid-19 Update on Prison Pipeline

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 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 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 abuse of rig... Read more

Charles "Chip" Davis Interview

Produced for Between Us
Charles "Chip" Davis is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House district 19 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his district is ready for a democrat despite being held by republicans for more than a decade, what is lacking in the dialogue between liberals and... Read more

Buscando America on 04/21/20

Airs at: Tue, 04/21/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Gritos de auxilio desde los centros de detención de Otay Mesa CA. y Tacoma WA. Las deportaciones de Estados Unidos no cesan y no entienden de controles sanitarios. En la sesión 5 de Pateando Piedras reportan Franco  y Torrente sobre el contexto del movimiento social en Chi... Read more

Jails and COVID-19

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, a discussion about COVID-19 and jails, specifically Rikers Island in New York, featuring Marcus Brown, an individual recently released from Rikers; New York State Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley; Tahanee Dunn, Prisoner Rights Attorney with the Bro... Read more