Community Building

NEXT at Port Westward

Airs at: Mon, 05/09/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on February 7, 2022 At a critical bend in the Columbia River estuary, a company called NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc., wants to build a renewable diesel refinery. The proposed refinery at Port Westward would be one of the largest producers of r... Read more

Women and Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 05/04/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Dr. Sarah Morton from University College Dublin and Judy Chang, Executive Director of the International Network of People who Use Drugs, on Women and Drugs. Read more

Kyler McNaught Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kyler McNaught is a republican running for Oregon's 21st House District.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the choices for the homeless need to be narrowed, why he feels the state GOP is not as supportive as it needs to be and how older republicans need to make way for ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 2, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  May Day 2000 in Portland (Photo by Bette Lee) Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Participatory Budgeting Oregon: U.S. North Americans are mostly withdrawn from politics and seek their economic and social goals – for man... Read more

Participatory Budgeting Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
U.S. North Americans are mostly withdrawn from politics and seek their economic and social goals – for many just subsistence – through individual striving, like get a credential or suck up to the boss. Unfortunately most of humanity’s economic and social problems are the r... Read more

Clinton Street Theater's Next Century

Airs at: Thu, 04/28/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland's Clinton Street Theater is a fabled community space and the oldest single-screen cinema west of the Mississippi river.  It's been fiercely independent for over a hundred years, bucking trends that have taken down huge corporate theater chains. Aaron Colter and... 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

Frog Ferry

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program initially aired on January 31, 2022 The Portland metro area is a land of water at the confluence of two of the major rivers in the Pacific Northwest. The Chinookan People, who lived along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers before European contact, were maste... Read more

Legalization and the Art of the Impossible

Airs at: Wed, 04/27/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: Legalization and the art of the impossible. The Canadian Parliament is currently considering Bill C-126, A Health-Based Approach to the Substance Use Act. We hear from the sponsor, MP Gord Johns. Plus Eris Nyx with the Drug User Liberation Front. 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