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Amber Richardson Interview

Produced for Between Us
  DISCLAIMER:  Ben Morris, who is the Communications Director at the Oregon Secretary of State contacted KBOO on 4/20 with the following corrections regarding answers given by Amber Richardson in her 3/16/22 interview with Don Merrill.  Mr. Morris' comments are posted her... Read more

Media Spin on the War

Airs at: Mon, 03/21/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Jeff Cohen comparing U. S. media coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine to the U.S. invasion of Iraq. For example, the suffering and deaths of Ukrainians are shown in heartbreaking detail, while in Iraq, as Cohen witnessed himself as a war repor... Read more

Katherine Gallant Interivew

Produced for Between Us
Katherine Gallant is a conservative who is running for the US House in Oregon's 2nd Congressional District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her ride across the country in protest to an anti-smoking intiative in Arizona solidified her views of politics and political o... Read more

Overdose, Harm Reduction, and Racial Justice

Airs at: Wed, 03/09/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century, we speak with Joseph R. Friedman, MPH, an addictions researcher and MD/PhD student at the Center for Social Medicine and Humanities at UCLA, about overdose, harm reduction, and racial justice; plus we hear from Dr. Christy Sutherland with the Por... 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

"Free em All": A Song for Political Prisoners

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews political music artists Mic Crenshaw, David Rovics and Opium Sabbah.  The three artists have come together to create a special track titled "Free em All" discussing the struggle for the liberation of long term U.S.-held Political Prisoners.  The t... 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

H. Thomas Ander Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tom Andersen is a staunch progressive with a long history of activism that stretches, Blue Bloods style, back to the family dinner table.  He talks with Don Merrill about how his social justice leanings will guide his role as a legislator, how he and his wife worked hard to... Read more

Black History and Future Month: Black Radio

Airs at: Fri, 02/18/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
In our first segment we’ll listen a 2019 speech deliver by African American veteran Journalist, Glen Ford, in this piece Ford speak about his time working W.R.D.W in Augusta GA, the history of Black Radio News and more- this audio is provided by Sprouts with recordings from... Read more

Racism, Stigma, Drug Policies and the Legacy of Apartheid

Airs at: Wed, 02/16/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Racism, stigma, drug policies and the legacy of apartheid: a discussion between Shaun Shelly, Director of the South African Network of People who Use Drugs, and Justice Edwin Cameron, one of South Africa’s leading judicial figures and a former Justice of South Africa’s high... Read more