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George Carrillo Interview

Produced for Between Us
George Carrillo is a democrat running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he moved from law enforcement to politics, why the school to prison pipeline is one of the biggest issues Oregonians face and how, if he becomes governor, he promises to stop th... Read more

Documentarian Jan Haaken

Airs at: Thu, 04/14/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Jan Haaken is a clinical psychologist who also happens to be an author and documentary filmmaker.  Her films include Guilty Except for Insanity, a look behind the walls of a hospital for the criminally insane; Mind Zone, a portrait of therapists with the 113th Army Comba... 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

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

Farrah Chaichi Interview

Produced for Between Us
Farrah Chaichi is a democrat running for the Oregon House in the 35th District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how training in political science and criminal justice lead to social activism, why the housing market is difficult even for someone like her who is plugged in... Read more

Harm Reduction and Safe Spaces

Airs at: Wed, 03/16/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Janice Abbott, CEO of the Atira Women’s Resource Society in Vancouver, BC, on harm reduction and safe consumption spaces for women who use drugs. Plus Pascalle Grotenhuis, Director of Social Development and Ambassador for Women’s Right... Read more

Kathleen Harder Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kathleen Harder is a democrat who is running for Oregon's new 6th US House District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her medical experience will help bring more practical approaches to the Congress, how her educational experience will bring more attention to Oregon's... Read more

G Tommy Smith Interview

Produced for Between Us
G. Tommy Smith is a candidate for the District 4 seat being vacated by long time democrat Peter DeFazio.  He talked with Sam Bouman about why more attention needs to be paid to Oregon's native american population, why he feels the system to run for office isn't really geare... Read more

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

BEDLAM: The Life & Mind of Earl Sedgwick

Airs at: Thu, 03/03/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Bedlam:  The Life & Mind of Earl Sedgwick details the frustrating life of Earl Sedgwick, owner and operator of a mental institution. Earl grew up in the business and subsequently took it over despite his avowed hatred of how the business robbed him of his childhood. He... Read more