Housing/Homelessness

Michael Cross Interview

Produced for Between Us
Michael Cross is a democrat running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why he switched from a staunch republican to a staunch democrat, how is run-ins with the law gives him a perspective his other candidates don't have, and why he believes his plan of b... Read more

Bud Pierce Interview

Produced for Between Us
Bud Pierce is a practicing oncologist with aspirations to be Oregon's next governor.  He spoke with Don Merrill about how legalized drugs may not necessarily improve one's life, why having a productive life starts with having something to do that matters, and the controvers... Read more

Eviction Representation for All!!

Airs at: Fri, 02/25/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
On today's episode Althea and Tammy speak with Colleen Carol (she/her) an organizer with Eviction Representation for All (ERA).  ERA is the tenant-led initiative to bring right to counsel to Multnomah County by means of a ballot measure.  The outcome of this measure—free l... Read more

Michael Trimble Interview

Produced for Between Us
Michael Trimble is a bike enthusiast and candidate for Oregon governor who, because of being born in Russia around the time of Chernobyl, has no arms.  But according to him, that has made him someone who is not afraid to fight what what's important.  Mr. Trimble talks with ... 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

Anti-racist Organizing in Vanport

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patrica Kullberg reads exceprts from an essay she wrote for the 70th anniversary of the 1948 flood that wiped out the local World War II era local housing project known as Vanport. In the essay, she discusses the anti-racist organing by Vanporters that led to a new era of C... Read more

The Color of Law

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
For their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss The Color of Law, a book published in 2017 by Richard Rothstein. The author explains how white supremacy and structural racism have been reproduced by laws around real estate and the intergenerational ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 7, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: In Memoriam: Bill Resnick talks to Jane Slaughter, long time editor of the monthly publication Labor Notes, about the life and work of Mike Parker, who died this past January. Parker w... Read more

Build a Movement 2021 Testimonies Continued

Airs at: Fri, 01/07/2022 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Allen Hines, Housing Access Director of Community Vision and Nico Serra, Advocate and Educator facilitated Build A Movement (BAM) 2021, an annual event founded by John Griffiths.  In this final session, participants shared their testimonies about housing, healthcare and ser... Read more

The Gap: Private Businesses filling in Government Gaps

Airs at: Fri, 12/03/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss two interesting articles that came out this week, with a common theme: private businesses filling in where local government has gaps. First we discuss Willamette Week's Ridwell article. (Find our talk with Ridwell's GM... Read more