Civil Liberties

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Valerie Draper Woldeit Interview

Produced for Between Us
Valerie Draper Woldeit is a republican who is running for the 8th Senate District in Oregon.  She talked with Don Merrill about why being bullied in school ties back to her disdain for Critical Race Theory and how she tries to "love on" all kids, why she feels re-establishi... Read more

Zeloszelos Marchandt

Produced for Between Us
Zeloszelos Marchandt is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 35th House seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he is especially keyed into the issues of his district, why focusing on specific policy plans initially is not as important as demonstrating a commitment to Or... Read more

Teresa Alonso Leon Interview

Produced for Between Us
Teresa Alonso Leon is a democratic candidate for Oregon's new 6th US House District.  She talked with Don Merrill about why diversity and inclusion in everything from language to relationships is crucial to how she connects with her community, why she believes both in the 2... Read more

Sami Al-Abdrabbuh Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sami Al-Abdrabbuh is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 4th US House district.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, as an engineer, he will bring more critical thinking to legislation, why public school has a responsibility to teach all children common values of respect ... Read more

Portland United Against Hate

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Umi Vera, Executive Director of Portland United Against Hate.  Vera will talk about data collected from their ReportHatePDX.com work.  More information: portlandunitedagainsthate.org  Read more

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