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Oregon SB819 - Resentencing Prisoners

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Karen Newirth, Special Counsel with FA:IR Law Project, Oregon Justice Resource Center. Senate Bill 819, passed by the Oregon legislature in 2021, allows for resentencing of a person who was sentenced to any felony other than aggravated murder wh... Read more

Madison Oatman Interview

Produced for Between Us
Madison Oatman is a republican running for the Oregon's 5th Congressional district.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how Critical Race Theory is really a class issue and using racism as a wedge to make white children feel like the oppressors is wrong, how, if he ran and los... Read more

Brian Lepore Interview

Produced for Between Us
Brian Lepore is a democrat running for Oregon House Districgt 55.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how redistricting has changed boundaries and voters in his district, why housing and the economy are the kind of bread and butter issues people are focused on right now, and h... Read more

Mark Cavener Interview

Produced for Between Us
Mark Cavener is a republican who is running for Oregon's 2nd Congressional District.  He talked with Sam Bouman about his extensive contacts in the entertainment and the political community, why Donald Trump is the current president and why because of extensive voter fraud,... Read more

"Aid & Assist" Crisis in Oregon Jails

Airs at: Mon, 05/09/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with KC Lewis, attorney with Disability Rights Oregon.  A person accused of a crime has the right to a trial and to participate in their defense. If a person is unable to understand the charges, the court may rule that person is unable to “Aid and As... 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

Portland United Against Hate

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Umi Vera, Executive Director of Portland United Against Hate.  Vera will talk about data collected from their ReportHatePDX.com work.  More information: portlandunitedagainsthate.org  Read more