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Caroline Miller on her play "Woman on the Scarlet Beast"

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Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:45am - 12:00pm
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Caroline Miller on her play "Woman on the Scarlet Beast"
Author Caroline Miller has been known to the Portland writing community for many years.  But her latest endeavor is a play, and her new play is called "Woman on the Scarlet Beast".  She talks with Don Merrill about the joys and pains of being a playwright and how the Book of Revelations relates to and inspired her story of three Catholic women dealing with issues of feminism and dogma across the hall from her in the 60s'. 

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Stephen Johnson Interview

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Thu, 02/04/2016
Stephen Johnson is a home care specialist and a democrat who is running for Oregon Governor. He talked with Don Merrill about his support for guns in Oregon schools, why the state can't afford to pass up jobs that have been previously called a bad fit for the state's "character" and why he feels timber's possibilities to economically revitalize the state represent Oregon's "Back to the Future" moment. 

Steve Phillips Interview

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Wed, 02/03/2016
Steve Phillips is the author of the new book, "Brown is the New White", a critical discussion on changes that are coming to the American body politic in advance of the population shift from majority white to "other than white" by 2044. He talks with Don Merrill about Bernie Sanders' progressivism, the preparation of the left to lead and how the word "Trump", for some, is the new "N" word.
  • Length: 26:46 minutes (24.5 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Cliff Thomason Interview

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Thu, 01/14/2016
Cliff Thomason is a gubenatorial candidate from Oregon's Independent Party. He strongly believes in Oregon agriculture and agricultural based solutions for some of Oregon's financial problems. Among them, he thinks the hemp and marijuana industries need access to legitimate bank accounts which he believes, would best be served by a state bank. Don Merrill talked with Mr. Thomason about these and other issues facing Oregon, including the records of the current and past Governor, alternative energy and the minimum wage in the runup to the 2016 election.
  • Length: 27:34 minutes (25.24 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

David Taylor Interview

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Tue, 01/12/2016

NOTE:  On January 16, 2016, David Taylor sent out an email announcing the suspension of his campaign.

David Taylor is an independent seeking the seat in House District 30. But his story is far from ordinary. He says he and his brother were kidnapped as a children. He is of American Indian heritage. He served as a marine in Afghanistan. And he has low tolerance for the problems of the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System. Don Merrill talks with him about how he wants vets to have better opportunities for state jobs, Syrian refugees to have a home in progressive Oregon and unions to work out their issues so they can stop "messing" with Oregon families.

Mike Nearman Interview

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Sun, 01/10/2016
Mike Nearman and I talked two years ago, just before he won his seat in House District 23 from Representative Jim Thompson.  He's running for reelection and since then, Nearman has held fast to conservative principles of reduced taxes, dedication to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and unwaivering faith in the advocacy of the individual.  Don Merrill talks with Mike Nearman about these and more touchy issues including Portland's Terminal 6 and Oregon's venture into retail marijuana.

David Gomberg Interview

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Wed, 01/06/2016
David Gomberg is an Oregon democratic legislator running for reelection in House District 10, a slice of Oregon from Tillamook to Yachats and inland 50 miles.  His passions are community, his business and his family.  Don Merrill talked with David Gomberg about earthquake preparedness, the standoff in Eastern Oregon, the shipping situation at Portland's Terminal Six and how refusing to cross a picket line 30 years established his view toward workers today.

Salvation Army Story

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Fri, 11/27/2015

Paul Sowards is a bell ringer for the Salvation Army in Wilsonville, Oregon. He says the organization has saved his life as well as let him reach out to people in his own unique way. But for a secular community like Portland, the Salvation Army is viewed skeptically for its views on physician assisted suicide, marriage and abortion. Don Merrill talks with ordinary people about their strong reactions to bell ringers and the Salvation Army in an effort to understand and explain them. He also talks with Portland Salvation Army Regional Coordinator, Major Nancy Diehle.
  • Length: 15:01 minutes (13.74 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Dan Handelman Interview

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Fri, 11/27/2015
Friday, November 27, marked 5 years since the FBI set up Somali American teenager Mohammed Mohamud in a sting operation at the Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at Portland's Pioneer Courthouse Square. Portland Copwatch among other organizations, were part of a moving protest around the square as thousands of Portlanders participated in the annual event. KBOO's Don Merrill talked with Dan Handelman of Portland Copwatch about the anniversary of the sting and his efforts to remind people, as he says, that "bombs are falling as people are shopping".
  • Length: 4:21 minutes (3.98 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Mic Crenshaw Interview

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Wed, 10/21/2015
Mic Crenshaw is many things; a hip hop artist, a music ambassador, an activist and a co-manager at radio station KBOO in Portland. But one thing he is not is someone who holds his tongue about the music scene as it is affected by race or race as it is affected by society. Don Merrill talks with a candid Mic Crenshaw about music, motorcycles, Africa, the police, family, his love for the Pacific Northwest and much more.

 

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