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Presswatch on 04/16/20

Airs at: Thu, 04/16/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch

America: The Farewell Tour w/ Chris Hedges - Ep 60

Airs at: Wed, 04/15/2020 at 6:30am - Wed, 04/22/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Chris Hedges is a columnist, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a New York Times best-selling author, a professor in the college degree program offered to New Jersey state prisoners by Rutgers University, and an ordained Presbyterian minister. He has written 12 books, inc... Read more

Ripples in all directions: Basic Rights Oregon, hope as a practice, Youth HIV Awareness Day

Airs at: Tue, 04/14/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
‘People say, what is the sense of our small effort? They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time. A pebble cast into a pond causes ripples that spread in all directions. Each one of our thoughts, words and deeds is like that. No one has a ri... Read more

Lawsuit Filed Against ODOC, Governor Brown over COVID-19 Response

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
We talk with Alice Lundell of the Oregon Justice Resource Center regarding a federal class lawsuit filed on behalf of their clients who are incarcerated at four Oregon prisons, against the Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) and Governor Kate Brown on the grounds that t... Read more

Miriam Cummins Interview

Produced for Between Us
Miriam Cummins is a democrat who is running for Oregon House District seat 15.  She talked with Don Merrill about why the issue of DACA is still important even though it's not being talked about a lot right now, why she thinks the voters of her district might be ready for a... Read more

Covid 19 and Human Rights

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Well Read Red Tom Becker reads from a piece published in Counterpunch by Catherine Rottenberg and Neve Gordon, entitled: The Corono Virus Conundrum and Human Rights. Rottenberg and Gordon write about the coronavirus pandemic's potential to accelerate the already existent to... Read more

Sonia Montalbano Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sonia Montalbano is running as a Circuit Court Judge for District 4, Position 12.  She talks with Don Merrill about how people need to understand the court system when they encounter it, why over-worked legal aid attorneys are a critical piece in the credibility of the lega... Read more

Abolishing the Northwest Detention Center

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Maru Mora from La Resistencia and Latino Advocacy about the campaign to shut down the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.  This program originally aired in October 2019. More Information: https://www.nwdcresistance.org Read more

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Art Robinson Interview

Produced for Between Us
Conservative Art Robinson is nothing if not persistent.  Mr. Robinson has challenged Democrat Pete DeFazio for US House District 4 in every election since 2010.  But this year, he's running for the seat in Oregon Senate District 2.  He talked with Don Merrill about the stra... Read more