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Reproductive Rights

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss the political impact of the recent Supreme Court leaked document expressing the intent of SCOTUS to overturn Roe v Wade. Jan and Mike take up the legal reasoning behind this full-scale assault on aborti... 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

Free Ricky Federmann this week on Prison Pipeline

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us on Monday, May 2nd at 6:30 pm for Prison Pipeline on KBOO Community Radio as we talk with Kerri Koala about her campaign to free Ricky Federmann.  At age 21 Ricky Federmann was sentenced to 47 years in prison plus 12 years post parole for a first-time non-vio... 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

Multnomah County Presses on Toward A Beloved Community

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past Martin Luther King Day, Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kefoury sent out an email with the subject line "Pressing on toward Dr. King’s Beloved Community in the face of ongoing challenges." She concluded the email with this statement: "The last several years have st... Read more

Tools for Dismantling the Carceral State

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this week's Prison Pipeline, we speak with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist with the Prison Policy Initiative, about incarceration in the US and tools for dismantling the carceral state. Read more

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

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

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 11, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/11/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which features the following segments:   To Combat Climate Despair: At the end of February, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released another dire report, this time stating that “It’s now or never, if... Read more

Judge Jackson and the Court

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Despite the barrage of dog whistles and disrespect hurled at her by Republicans during the confirmation hearings, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will soon be confirmed as a Supreme Court Justice. In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss the impor... Read more