Civil Rights/Human Rights

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

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

Oath Keepers and Trump Associates Texts

Airs at: Thu, 04/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
Members of a right-wing militia group sought “protection” for a Texas representative believed to have “critical data.” At the same time, inside the Capitol building, former President Donald Trump supporters violently breached it on Jan. 6. On Monday, a late-night court fil... 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

Overdose, Harm Reduction, and Recovery

Airs at: Wed, 04/20/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century we discuss adolescent overdose deaths, harm reduction, and recovery with Joseph Friedman, an addictions researcher and MD/PhD student at the Center for Social Medicine at UCLA, and Dr. Sheila Vakharia, Deputy Director of the Department of Research and A... Read more

Multnomah County Presses on Toward A Beloved Community

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past Martin Luther King Day, Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kefoury sent out an email with the subject line "Pressing on toward Dr. King’s Beloved Community in the face of ongoing challenges." She concluded the email with this statement: "The last several years have st... Read more

Buscando America on 04/19/22

Airs at: Tue, 04/19/2022 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio hablamos con Remedios Con sobre el programa de adicciones de Oregon Recovers y el Centro Latino Americano. Escuchamos un reporte desde la frontera sur de Mexico con la organización de Pueblo Sin Fronteras porque las estrategias del Instituto Nacional de Mig... 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

Interview with singer-songwriter Siena Christie and current events with Sheila Mengert

Airs at: Tue, 04/19/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive PDX on Tuesday, April 10th on KBOO Community Radio as we talk with singer-songwriter Siena Christie and listen to the KBOO premiere of Siena's new song ‘Northern Lights,’ a haunting ballad that intricately explores her relationship with her ... Read more