Government/Politics

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

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

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

Oath Keepers and Trump Associates Texts

Airs at: Thu, 04/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
Members of a right-wing militia group sought “protection” for a Texas representative believed to have “critical data.” At the same time, inside the Capitol building, former President Donald Trump supporters violently breached it on Jan. 6. On Monday, a late-night court fil... 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

Multnomah County Presses on Toward A Beloved Community

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past Martin Luther King Day, Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kefoury sent out an email with the subject line "Pressing on toward Dr. King’s Beloved Community in the face of ongoing challenges." She concluded the email with this statement: "The last several years have st... 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

Tim McCloud Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tim McCloud is a republican who is running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, as a homeless father raising three children and entrepreneur, he has lived experiences that transcend party, why he views discrimination as an effect of democratic policie... Read more