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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

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

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 25, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Battle for a Clean Portland Harbor: Local struggles for climate justice are today probably the fastest growing and most dynamic parts of this country's environmental movement. Ri... Read more

PCC Faculty Reformers Contest for Union Leadership

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Laura Wadlin, Hollie Oakes-Miller and Ben Cushing, candidates for union office in the Portland Community College Federation of Faculty and Academic Professionals, discuss their vision of a more militant and member-driven union. 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

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

George Carrillo Interview

Produced for Between Us
George Carrillo is a democrat running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he moved from law enforcement to politics, why the school to prison pipeline is one of the biggest issues Oregonians face and how, if he becomes governor, he promises to stop th... Read more

Street Roots Special Reporting Renter's Rights Project

Airs at: Wed, 04/06/2022 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  KBOO's Althea Billings speaks with Piper McDaniel, an investigative reporter for Street Roots.  Street Roots taken on two new ambitious reporting projects focused on housing – instability, displacement, and holding the city accountable. In this episode, they discuss the ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 11, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/11/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which features the following segments:   To Combat Climate Despair: At the end of February, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released another dire report, this time stating that “It’s now or never, if... Read more

Putin’s Climate Bomb

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Ted Franklin on Ukraine, how the war diverted attention from the looming cataclysmic threat of climate change and provided a golden opportunity to the fossil fuel industry to demand government support for “energy independence” and “drill baby drill.”... Read more