Education

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Kyler McNaught Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kyler McNaught is a republican running for Oregon's 21st House District.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the choices for the homeless need to be narrowed, why he feels the state GOP is not as supportive as it needs to be and how older republicans need to make way for ... Read more

Very Loud and Very Dumb

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant reads excerpts from the article "John Oliver Addresses Debate Over Teaching Critical Race Theory in Schools: 'Very Loud and Very, Very Dumb'", from the Hollywood Reporter of February 20, 2022. "Unfortunately it is important to engage with it because if we don't... Read more

Valerie Draper Woldeit Interview

Produced for Between Us
Valerie Draper Woldeit is a republican who is running for the 8th Senate District in Oregon.  She talked with Don Merrill about why being bullied in school ties back to her disdain for Critical Race Theory and how she tries to "love on" all kids, why she feels re-establishi... Read more

Zeloszelos Marchandt

Produced for Between Us
Zeloszelos Marchandt is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 35th House seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he is especially keyed into the issues of his district, why focusing on specific policy plans initially is not as important as demonstrating a commitment to Or... 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

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

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

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