Community Building

Cody Reynolds Interview

Produced for Between Us
Cody Reynolds is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 6th Congressional District.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how the self-actualization of people is his highest goals, why his qualifications as a soldier and citizen are more than enough to qualify him to run for office... Read more

Celebrating the Olmsteds

Airs at: Mon, 04/04/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This spring communities across the country will be celebrating the 200th birthday of Federick Law Olmsted, co-creator of New York City's Central Park and numerous subsequent parks. Writer, literary publisher, philosopher, abolitionist and committed social reformer, Olmsted ... Read more

How to Manage a Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 03/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What do you do when you face a crisis in your personal life or in your community? Matt Witt reviews two novels, Alibi Creek by Bev Magennis and the Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin, about women in western towns who start out trying to deal with personal and political problems... Read more

Laurel Roses Interview

Produced for Between Us
Laurel Roses is a republican running for Oregon's 5th US House seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about why productive, undocumented workers shouldn't necessarily have to go to the back of the line, how Oregon's GOP may be less of a solution and more of the problem for Oreg... Read more

Music for Silent Movies

Airs at: Thu, 03/24/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  "There's nothing silent about.. silent films," says Dean Lemire.  Dean and a crew of Portland-area musicians and tinkerers are on a mission to preserve and showcase the classic pipe organs that originally provided soundtracks to silent films.  Through Pipe Organ Pictures... Read more

Robert Husseman Interview

Produced for Between Us
Robert Husseman is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House seat in the 21st District.  He talked with Don Merrill about why a cash for clunkers program he'll propose could possibly be scaled up from electric bikes to include electric cars, why he as a former journali... Read more

#CND65 Part 2: Harm Reduction, Decriminalization and Human Rights

Airs at: Wed, 03/23/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century, it’s part two of our coverage of the 65th annual session of the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs, which took place March 14-18 2022 in Vienna, Austria. We hear from Dr. Joao Goulao, President of the Pompidou Group and Director-General of Portugal’s Se... Read more

#CND65 Part 1: Drug Policy and the Global Response to HIV

Airs at: Wed, 03/16/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century, it’s part one of our coverage of the 65th annual session of the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Austria, taking place March 14-18 2022 in Vienna, Austria. We hear from Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS; Jamie Bridge, Chief Operating Offi... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 03/20/22

Airs at: Sun, 03/20/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  This moment is many things--Vernal Equinox, Ostara, and first day of Spring, as well as Fred Roger's birthday, the Pisces to Aries transition and much more so join me as we explore some of what this moment holds through a variety of relevant music, poetry, and other soun... Read more

Spencer Todd Interview

Produced for Between Us
Spencer Todd is a non partisan candidate running for District Attorney of Marion County.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his choice to become a prosecutor lets him save more people in ten minutes than he could as a defense attorney all year, why the Marion County DA's... Read more