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Tim McCloud Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tim McCloud is a republican who is running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how, as a homeless father raising three children and entrepreneur, he has lived experiences that transcend party, why he views discrimination as an effect of democratic policie... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 18, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  A Pace College student in a gas mask "smells" a magnolia blossom in City Hall Park on Earth Day, April 22, 1970, in New York. Image via Flickr Patricia Kullberg hosts this Earth Day special on the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Indigenous Visions: This... Read more

The People’s CDC

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
After multiple retractions, garbled messages, bad advice, and politically-driven decisions from the CDC about how to respond to COVID 19, a group of public health professionals are fed up. In a manifesto published in the Guardian April 3, they announced the formation of the... Read more

Pam Marsh Interview

Produced for Between Us
Pam Marsh is a democrat who is seeking reelection to the Oregon House in the 5th District.  She talked with Don Merrill about why the voters in her southern house district are different from voters in surrounding southern house districts, why the issue of illegal cannabis g... Read more

Nick Hess Interview

Produced for Between Us
Nick Hess is a republican candidate for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why Oregon leadership doesn't get technology but needs to, why city run programs are bloated, expensive and ineffective in dealing with the homeless problem and why, as a businessman,... Read more

Is the movement to form 'Greater Idaho' gaining traction?

Airs at: Thu, 03/17/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
In this episode of AMERICAN STANDOFF, we'll discuss the breakaway movement in eastern Oregon and northern California counties –– where conservative residents wish to leave these blue states and join Idaho. But they don't plan to move anywhere physically — it's Oregon's bord... 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

Hopes for Oregon's Short Legislative Session

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Oregon’s 2022 short legislative session is drawing to a close. While short sessions, which happen during even years, often focus on budgets, unfinished business, and a limited set of new policy ideas, this year is different. Numerous bills have been introduced and are now m... Read more

The American Trucker Convoy, Violence in PDX Against Peaceful BLM Protestors & Trump Stands with Putin

Airs at: Thu, 02/24/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
As Portland reels from tragic shooting and murder in Portland of anti-police violence protestors a large American trucker convoy sets off for DC. Meanwhile, Trump cheers for Putin's "peacekeeping" in Ukraine and may have eluded justice in New York City. All of this poses ... Read more

Keeping Mt. Hood Wild

Airs at: Mon, 02/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Mount Hood National Forest has been getting more and more overrun in recent years by throngs who are loving it to death and this crush of humanity has only become worse since Covid. On the one hand it's great to see more people getting outdoors and (hopefully) appreciat... Read more