Civil Liberties

Smart City PDX

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie talks with Hector Dominguez, Open Data Coordinator for Smart City PDX, about how to build community input in crafting facial recognition, surveillance, and other technologies policies. Data-collecting technologies are quickly creeping into every aspect of our public ... Read more

D.A.s for the People

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Madeline Carroll and Maria Cahill, of Oregon District Attorneys for the People, who are part of a national movement to elect progressive DAs who instead of targeting black, brown, houseless and immigrant communities, will instead hold police and pro... Read more

January 14, 2020

Airs at: Tue, 01/14/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  CATCHING UP WITH TIM LEDWITH Last year, we spoke with Tim Ledwith, who was assaulted on NE Broadway in 2018 by Proud Boys Tusitala "Tiny" Toese and Donovan Flippo. That interview, which details the incident, can be found here. In early 2019, renewed scrutiny on police i... Read more

William Miller Interview

Produced for Between Us
William Miller is running for District 50 in the Oregon House of Representatives.  He talks with Don Merrill about how his aunt brainwashed him to watch CNN as a six year old, his native American roots, and how, the causes he cares most about are really a part of a larger f... Read more

Jeff Smith Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jeff Smith is a Republican who is running for the US House of Representatives in District 2 in the 2020 election.  He talked with Don Merrill about what his party needs to do to flip 100,000 independent voters in Multnomah county, whether he is splitting the vote in favor o... Read more

Kyle Krohn Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kyle Krohn is a candidate for Position 11 of the Oregon Court of Appeals.  He talked with Don Merrill about criticizing the tendency of the court to not explain its rulings, the trouble he got in for doing that, how he can prove he is the most productive appellate attorneys... Read more

Rob Solomon Interviews Elizabeth Furse

Airs at: Wed, 01/29/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Elizabeth Furse is a former member of the United States Congress from Oregon’s First District. She served three terms from 1992 to 1998. Since 1998 she has worked with national tribal leaders to establish the Institute for Tribal Government in the Mark O. Hatfield School of... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 27, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: D.A.s for the People: Bill Resnick speaks with Madeline Carroll and Maria Cahill, of Oregon District Attorneys for the People, who are part of a national movement to elect progressive DAs who instead of targe... Read more

Hindsight 2020: A Look Back at 2017

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
    In the spirit of Hindsight 2020, we look back at some of KBOO volunteers' reporting about police from the first year of the current administration. The stories in this hour cover roughly the period from January 2017 to February 2018, and contain descriptions of police... Read more