Law/Court/Crime

Still Fit For Purpose?

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: An effort is underway in Oregon to decriminalize simple possession of drugs, we hear audio from the launch event and interviews with harm reduction activists Haven Wheelock, Bobby Byrd, and Dr. Andy Seaman. Plus, the International Narcotics Con... Read more

PSJ Lobby Day 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/09/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On February 27th, Partnership for Safety and Justice (PSJ) held its annual Lobby Day in Salem, Oregon.  PSJ Lobby Day 2020 was its largest to date with participants from across Oregon converging in Salem to help ensure that their legislators hear about the values that matte... Read more

Ricky Barajas Interview

Produced for Between Us
Ricky Barajas is running for the US House of Representatives for the 1st District.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, if he gets into office, he'll do everything he can to implement the New Green Deal, why he didn't answer some questions asked by a conservative group's ... Read more

Paige Kreisman Interview

Produced for Between Us
Paige Kreisman is a democrat who is running for the seat in Oregon House District 42.  She talked with Don Merrill about why specifically pointing to her status as a transgender woman is important, why the state's campaign finance system needs an overhaul and why she says t... Read more

Dacia Grayber Interview

Produced for Between Us
Dacia Grayber is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House District 35 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about why firefighting is the best job in the world for women, why she will fight to keep Oregon a safe haven for women seeking a safe abortion, and why preserving... Read more

Jami Cate Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jami Cate is a republican who is running for Oregon House District 17.  She talked with Don Merrill about why town festivals might be the key to revitalization of rural Oregon, why trigger locks for guns is a bad idea and how being a fifth (or sixth) generation farmer is at... Read more

David J Smith Interview

Produced for Between Us
David J Smith is a Republican who is running for Oregon House District 13.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he feels it was his generation that allowed the progress of the civil rights movement, why he considers himself a political moderate and how his potential consti... Read more

Mike Schmidt Interview

Produced for Between Us
Mike Schmidt is a non-partisan who is running for Multnomah County District Attorney.  He talked with Don Merrill about his experience with  number of Oregon judicial organizations, what his views are on the documented "School to Prison pipeline" that exists in Oregon's pub... Read more

Full Interview with Meredith Mathis of the PCCEP's Subcommittee for People with Mental Illness

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    Today, Federal Judge Michael Simon declined to approve an amendment to the city's Settlement Agreement with the US Department of Justice which would have allowed the Portland Committee for Community Engaged Policing (PCCEP, pronounced "pee-sep") to satisfy the require... Read more

Fossil Fuel Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers interviews Dr. Melanie Plaut, MD, Co-lead of the Fossil Fuel Resistance Team at 350 PDX about recent developments in the fight to stop the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and about the trial of the "Zenith Five," beginning Monday.    Photo: Oil train der... Read more