Housing/Homelessness

Larry Horn Interview

Produced for Between Us
Larry Horn is a moderate Republican and one of 15 Oregon residents who is running for President of the United States.  He talked with Don Merrill about why we need to reduce of use of social (or as he calls it, "anti" social) media, how he connects Nazi experiments with "Fa... Read more

Serin Bussell Interview

Produced for Between Us
Serin Bussell is a Democrat running for the Oregon House seat in District 33.  She talked with Don Merrill about her intolerance of intolerance, how she as a prograssive white woman finds dealing with fake woke progressives as being one of her biggest challenges and how she... Read more

Love Letter to Pike Place Market

Airs at: Mon, 02/03/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers reads her recent op ed piece "A Love Letter to Pike Place Market,” written for Real Change, Seattle's street newspaper.  Desiree reflects on her time in Seattle.  Currently, a developer is trying to build a 14-story hotel at the entrance to Pike Place Mark... Read more

Affordable Housing and Homelessness Part 1

Airs at: Wed, 02/05/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Cole Merkel is the Deputy Director of Outreach and Engagement at Here Together, a Portland-based nonprofit that helps find solutions for the systemic crises of homelessness, including issues of housing affordability and equity. He previously served as the vendor program dir... Read more

Mark Roberts Interview

Produced for Between Us
Mark Roberts is a candidate for the US House in District 2.  He talks with Don Merrill about pennance for explosive comments regarding first Lady Melania Trump in 2018 (and subsequent changes to his web and social media presence), his determination to serve his constituents... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 3, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 02/03/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes:   Black Labor in the Making of America: Laurie Mercier talks to Joe Trotter about his important new book, Workers on Arrival: Black Labor in the Making of America.  Joe William Trotter, Jr., is Professor o... Read more

15 TRIPP-P 24Jan2020

Airs at: Fri, 01/24/2020 at 11:45pm - Tue, 02/28/2023 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
TRIPP-P sits down with a Data Analyst, Research Activist and Global Integrated Systems Engineer named MK, also known as Nerdletta online, to discuss housing and property development both in the local Portland market and globally.   Nerdletta offers insight into the curren... Read more

January 28, 2020: Ten Year Anniversary of Aaron Campbell; and Group in Wyoming Calls for Justice and Police Oversight

Airs at: Tue, 01/28/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      On this week's show, we hear from the Stop the Violence event held on Saturday, January 25 at Maranatha Church in NE Portland, marking the ten-year anniversary of the police killing of Aaron Campbell. Campbell's death was the latest in a series of police killings t... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 3: Helping the Homeless, Episode 5

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 6:15pm
Produced for Local Folks
Where can homeless people go when they need a pair of dry socks or a pair of shoes, a piece of twine to tie something together, a tool to repair their bicycle, or help getting a new ID? One place to go in Corvallis is Project Action, housed in the Corvallis Daytime Drop-in ... 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