Civil Liberties

Black Cultural Workers and Radical Politics

Airs at: Mon, 02/21/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Black artists of music, song, theater, fiction and poetry have a long association with radical left politics.  During the 1940’s and 50s, the socialist sympathies of Black artists like Paul Robeson, Lorraine Hansbury, and Alice Childress turned them into targets of the FBI,... Read more

Peter Hall Interview

Produced for Between Us
Peter Hall is no stranger to Oregon politics.  He ran for House District 60 in 2006.  In 2014, Don Merrill interviewed him as he ran again.  In the meantime, he's become a City Council for the community of Haines and has joined the Oregon League of Cities.  Now, he's runnin... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 21, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/21/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Alice Childress, Paul Robeson and Lorraine Hansberry; Illustration by Jonathan Aprea via Wikimedia Commons, NYPL   Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Who will own the sun and wind? Today across the planet two fa... Read more

Patrick Starnes Interview

Produced for Between Us
Patrick Starnes is a democratic candidate for Oregon governor in 2022.  He talked with Sam Bouman about his support for campaign finance legislation, balancing timber resources against the needs of timber communities and how he would repurpose Oregon's Kicker Fund to pay fo... Read more

Trump, Canadian Truckers, and the Confederate Flag

Airs at: Thu, 02/10/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
The "Freedom Convoy" of Canadian truckers and their supporters converged on Ottawa on Jan. 29 and clogged the city’s streets with 18-wheelers and demonstrators calling for the end of COVID restrictions.  Trump has extolled the protest saying, "That's through the Canadian tr... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 14, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/14/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Police Reform: During the protests following the killing of George Floyd the police were on the defensive and the City Council discussed replacing the police in responding to menta... Read more

OJRC's Criminal Legal Reform Legislation

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, policy director with Oregon Justice Resource Center, about the 2022 Oregon legislative short session. Three bills that were unsuccessful in the 2021 session have been re-introduced this year by OJRC. Zach explains each bill and its... Read more

What Biden's 2-hour Press Conference Says About Beltway Coverage of White Supremacy and Republican Obstructionism

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
One thing that beltway reporters in our nation’s Capitol would not ask yesterday during the two-hour press conference is the role of White Supremacy and how it causes Republican obstructionism. And even denial that Trump lost the election and that Biden is president of the ... Read more

A Descending Spiral: Exposing the Death Penalty in 12 Essays by Marc Bookman

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
"The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy." -- Martin Luther King On today's episode, we welcome Marc Bookman, author of the new book A Descending Spiral: Exposing the Death Penalty in 12 Essays from T... Read more

American standoff with Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Thu, 01/06/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Today, on the one-year anniversary of January 6th Capitol insurrection. Join host Jacqueline Keeler to AMERICAN STANDOFF. today Jackie will look at how white supremacy is the virus that is driving a lot of inaction (climate change/COVID/social justice) and instability in th... Read more