Government/Politics

"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

Peace in Ukraine

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Can peace be achieved in Ukraine? Both Russia and the U.S. bear responsibility for that war. Bill Resnick and John Feffer discuss the forces, here and international, that could successfully demand a settlement. John Feffer is director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Insti... Read more

The Fog of War: Ray McGovern on the battle of disinformation over Ukraine

Airs at: Wed, 05/04/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Ray McGovern, has been fighting U.S. disinformation on its foreign policy, wars and military since leaving the CiA, where he worked as an analyst from 1963 to 1990, and in the 1980s chaired National Intelligence Estimates and prepared the President's Daily... Read more

Kyler McNaught Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kyler McNaught is a republican running for Oregon's 21st House District.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the choices for the homeless need to be narrowed, why he feels the state GOP is not as supportive as it needs to be and how older republicans need to make way for ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 2, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  May Day 2000 in Portland (Photo by Bette Lee) Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Participatory Budgeting Oregon: U.S. North Americans are mostly withdrawn from politics and seek their economic and social goals – for man... Read more

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U.S. North Americans are mostly withdrawn from politics and seek their economic and social goals – for many just subsistence – through individual striving, like get a credential or suck up to the boss.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

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

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