Social Services

Childcare Workers Unionize

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Growing Seeds Workers Union went public on February 17, demanding their employer recognize and bargain with their new union.  Olivia Pace reveals understaffing, overcrowding, low pay and benefits at the for-profit Growing Seeds Child Development Centers and the workers stru... Read more

Knowledge Into Action

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On the new installment of Free Culture Radio: putting knowledge into action. The evidence for supervised consumption facilities is clear and incontrovertible. Some will say yeah but the feds will never approve. Others get off their butts and work to make change happen. Audi... Read more

Baltimore Continues To Lead

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The city of Baltimore is one of the US cities discussing how to set up supervised consumption facilities and overdose prevention sites. On today's Century we hear from Christa Daring, Executive Director of the Sex Workers Outreach Project USA; Rajani Gudlavalletti, Communit... Read more

"Building Beyond Policing" Forum with the Care Not Cops Coalition

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
    On February 1, 2020, the local activist coalition Care Not Cops held the final event in its "Building Beyond Policing" series of workshops at the PCC Cascade campus. KBOO was there and recorded the first part of the event, a panel discussion focused on alternatives to... Read more

Starting the conversation about THE BOTTOM LINE

Airs at: Mon, 02/10/2020 at 7:15am
  What is the bottom line about unhappiness.  Read more

Larry Horn Interview

Produced for Between Us
Larry Horn is a moderate Republican and one of 15 Oregon residents who is running for President of the United States.  He talked with Don Merrill about why we need to reduce of use of social (or as he calls it, "anti" social) media, how he connects Nazi experiments with "Fa... Read more

Serin Bussell Interview

Produced for Between Us
Serin Bussell is a Democrat running for the Oregon House seat in District 33.  She talked with Don Merrill about her intolerance of intolerance, how she as a prograssive white woman finds dealing with fake woke progressives as being one of her biggest challenges and how she... Read more

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

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