Social Services

IP44-Drug Addiction Treatment & Recovery Act

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Anthony Johnson, Chief Petitioner for IP44, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act which has just qualified for the November 2020 ballot. Oregon ranks nearly last in the nation for access to drug treatment, yet about one in 11 people in Oregon... Read more

COVID-19 and the next pandemics

Airs at: Mon, 07/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick interviews Mike Friedman, a microbiologist and epidemiologist, on COVID-19 and what would be needed in a public health system that could save the country. Dr. Michael Friedman researches, writes, and teaches at the University of Antigua & Barbuda.  He talked... Read more

IPR Director Ross Caldwell

Airs at: Fri, 07/24/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Portland’s primary police oversight system is overseen by the City Auditor’s Independent Police Review Division (IPR). IPR was founded in 2001 after a citizen-led initiative to overhaul the twenty-year old system then in place. Since then, it has both been touted as one ... Read more

Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Harm Reduction, Decriminalization

Airs at: Wed, 07/15/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Doctor Sheila Vakharia, Deputy Director of the Department of Research and Academic Engagement for the Drug Policy Alliance, from a panel organized by the Chicago Recovery Alliance entitled Tweaking Our Harm Reduction: A Stimulants Webinar. Read more

Outreach Work and COVID-19

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network recently brought together a panel of experts to share insights on recent developments in their harm reduction practices, the challenges experienced by their communities, and the impact of COVID19 on operations. We’ll hear from J... Read more

Coronavirus restrictions reveal growth opportunities for domestic violence advocacy

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is a non-profit group devoted to promoting equity and social change, in order to end violence in all communities. The coalition organizes a multitude of local member organizations that do direct action work with t... Read more

How COVID-19 Is Shaping the Future of Drug Services

Airs at: Wed, 05/27/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: the impact of COVID-19 on the provision of services to people who use drugs. This week on Century: How COVID-19 is shaping the future of drug services in Europe, featuring: Tony Duffin, CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project in Dublin, Ireland; Mat... Read more

Lisa Pool Interview

Produced for Between Us
Lisa Pool is a democrat running for Oregon Senate district seat 12.  She talked with Don Merrill about why the Oregon Health Plan needs to include small businesses that offer non-traditional holistic medicine in its coverage,  how she is looking forward to meeting and debat... Read more

Paige Hook Interview

Produced for Between Us
Paige Hook is a democrat running for the Oregon House 17 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her district needs new leadership as a way to finally get rural counties a seat at the big boy table, why gun legislation and gun safety are not mutually exclusive, and why... Read more

Patrick Castles Interview

Produced for Between Us
Patrick Castles is a republican who is running for the seat in Oregon House District 38.  He talked with Don Merrill about why diversity training reminds him of communist re-education camps ordered by the ruling elite of Vietnam after the war, why he blames undocumented adu... Read more