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Chelsea King Interview

Produced for Between Us
Chelsea King is a democrat who is running for the Oregon Senate in the 13th District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how West Linn-Wilsonville teachers are whipsawed by changes in the district budget and why that has to stop, how a colleague from a co-founded non profit... Read more

Robert Husseman Interview

Produced for Between Us
Robert Husseman is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House seat in the 21st District.  He talked with Don Merrill about why a cash for clunkers program he'll propose could possibly be scaled up from electric bikes to include electric cars, why he as a former journali... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 21, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 03/21/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Turning Red: The new animated film, Turning Red, is the first film in decades of Pixar productions that was created by a female director, as well as by a primarily female artist... Read more

Black Cake

Airs at: Mon, 03/21/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In celebration of Women’s History month, treat yourself to a sprawling historical novel, Black Cake, by American author Charmaine Wilkerson, who has lived in Jamaica and is based in Italy. Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews the novel about a complex Jamaican family, told from ... Read more

Reproductive Justice

Airs at: Mon, 03/21/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant reads excerpts from “How Black Feminists Defined Abortion Rights,” by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, printed in the February 22, 2022 issue of the New Yorker Magazine. As liberation movements bloomed, they offered a vision of reproductive justice that was about equal... Read more

Healing Grounds

Airs at: Mon, 03/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The regenerative farming movement has mostly centered around restoring soil and ecosystem health and leaving our land, waters, and climate in better shape for future generations. But regenerative farming also requires reckoning with our nation’s agricultural history that is... Read more

G Tommy Smith Interview

Produced for Between Us
G. Tommy Smith is a candidate for the District 4 seat being vacated by long time democrat Peter DeFazio.  He talked with Sam Bouman about why more attention needs to be paid to Oregon's native american population, why he feels the system to run for office isn't really geare... Read more

"Free em All": A Song for Political Prisoners

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews political music artists Mic Crenshaw, David Rovics and Opium Sabbah.  The three artists have come together to create a special track titled "Free em All" discussing the struggle for the liberation of long term U.S.-held Political Prisoners.  The t... Read more

BEDLAM: The Life & Mind of Earl Sedgwick

Airs at: Thu, 03/03/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Bedlam:  The Life & Mind of Earl Sedgwick details the frustrating life of Earl Sedgwick, owner and operator of a mental institution. Earl grew up in the business and subsequently took it over despite his avowed hatred of how the business robbed him of his childhood. He... Read more

H. Thomas Ander Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tom Andersen is a staunch progressive with a long history of activism that stretches, Blue Bloods style, back to the family dinner table.  He talks with Don Merrill about how his social justice leanings will guide his role as a legislator, how he and his wife worked hard to... Read more