Civil Rights/Human Rights

Bob Niemeyer Interview

Produced for Between Us
Bob Niemeyer is running for the Oregon House District 35 seat in 2020.  When I last interviewed him in 2016, he was criticizing the Oregon legislature for what he called some of its "stupid" behavior.  Four years later, he now feels that behavior is uncontrollable, like tha... Read more

Presswatch on 02/06/20: Iowa thunder stolen

Airs at: Thu, 02/06/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Is it a coincidence that the Socialist candidate that is hated and feared by the Democratic National Committee was denied a victory speech this week?  Let's talk common sense. Read more

Tina Jayne Hahn Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tina Jayne Hahn is a candidate for President of the United States.  She is one of approximately 14 Oregonians who are registered on the FEC.gov website.  She talked with Don Merrill about why a single unified tax should replace all other taxes, the importance of free and na... Read more

Syringe Service Programs

Airs at: Wed, 02/05/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: The city of Baltimore considers supervised consumption facilities; the state of Indiana takes a step backward in public health; and we hear from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services about the benefits of syringe service programs. Read more

Mark Roberts Interview

Produced for Between Us
Mark Roberts is a candidate for the US House in District 2.  He talks with Don Merrill about pennance for explosive comments regarding first Lady Melania Trump in 2018 (and subsequent changes to his web and social media presence), his determination to serve his constituents... Read more

Mental Health and Prisons, with Braunwynn Franklin

Airs at: Wed, 02/05/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Braunwynn Franklin has been a peer specialist and advocate for more than 10 years. She has a heart for social justice change in the prison/justice system and supporting people to gain a better quality of life mentally, spiritually and physically. She has a Bachelors D... Read more

LASTING, STABLE HAPPINESS?

Airs at: Mon, 02/03/2020 at 7:15am
  Is a lasting, stable happiness even possible? What are the obstacles to a lasting, stable happiness. Read more

January 28, 2020: Ten Year Anniversary of Aaron Campbell; and Group in Wyoming Calls for Justice and Police Oversight

Airs at: Tue, 01/28/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      On this week's show, we hear from the Stop the Violence event held on Saturday, January 25 at Maranatha Church in NE Portland, marking the ten-year anniversary of the police killing of Aaron Campbell. Campbell's death was the latest in a series of police killings t... Read more

January 14, 2020

Airs at: Tue, 01/14/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  CATCHING UP WITH TIM LEDWITH Last year, we spoke with Tim Ledwith, who was assaulted on NE Broadway in 2018 by Proud Boys Tusitala "Tiny" Toese and Donovan Flippo. That interview, which details the incident, can be found here. In early 2019, renewed scrutiny on police i... Read more

William Miller Interview

Produced for Between Us
William Miller is running for District 50 in the Oregon House of Representatives.  He talks with Don Merrill about how his aunt brainwashed him to watch CNN as a six year old, his native American roots, and how, the causes he cares most about are really a part of a larger f... Read more