Community Building

Participatory Budgeting Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
U.S. North Americans are mostly withdrawn from politics and seek their economic and social goals – for many just subsistence – through individual striving, like get a credential or suck up to the boss. Unfortunately most of humanity’s economic and social problems are the r... Read more

Clinton Street Theater's Next Century

Airs at: Thu, 04/28/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland's Clinton Street Theater is a fabled community space and the oldest single-screen cinema west of the Mississippi river.  It's been fiercely independent for over a hundred years, bucking trends that have taken down huge corporate theater chains. Aaron Colter and... 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

Frog Ferry

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program initially aired on January 31, 2022 The Portland metro area is a land of water at the confluence of two of the major rivers in the Pacific Northwest. The Chinookan People, who lived along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers before European contact, were maste... Read more

Legalization and the Art of the Impossible

Airs at: Wed, 04/27/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: Legalization and the art of the impossible. The Canadian Parliament is currently considering Bill C-126, A Health-Based Approach to the Substance Use Act. We hear from the sponsor, MP Gord Johns. Plus Eris Nyx with the Drug User Liberation Front. 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

The Gap: Earth Day Special, OHA embezzlement and Biden's Back in Town

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea start with a local news round up. Multnomah County Preschool for All enrollment for the fall is on now. An Oregon Health Authority employee embezzeld $1.5 million from federal COVID funds, and Biden visits Portland for mere ho... Read more

Unearth Oregon Together

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
  On Unearth Oregon Together, we'll be speaking with Oregon organizations dedicated to forwarding environmental goals. KBOO's Althea Billings speaks with Earth Day Oregon, Verde and Neighbors for Clean Air. Read more

Keep Going Keep Growing

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  This hour, we present interviews with Oregon organizations dedicated to protecting our natural environment, brought to you by KBOO volunteers. Learn more about The Street Trust, Central Oregon LandWatch and DePave. Read more