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Jami Cate Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jami Cate is a republican who is running for Oregon House District 17.  She talked with Don Merrill about why town festivals might be the key to revitalization of rural Oregon, why trigger locks for guns is a bad idea and how being a fifth (or sixth) generation farmer is at... Read more

David J Smith Interview

Produced for Between Us
David J Smith is a Republican who is running for Oregon House District 13.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he feels it was his generation that allowed the progress of the civil rights movement, why he considers himself a political moderate and how his potential consti... Read more

Mike Schmidt Interview

Produced for Between Us
Mike Schmidt is a non-partisan who is running for Multnomah County District Attorney.  He talked with Don Merrill about his experience with  number of Oregon judicial organizations, what his views are on the documented "School to Prison pipeline" that exists in Oregon's pub... Read more

February 26th Portland Mayoral Debate (FULL)

Airs at: Wed, 02/26/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Early Wednesday morning, three mayoral candidates gathered in a debate hosted by the Columbia Corridor Association. Incumbent mayor Ted Wheeler, and challengers Sarah Iannarone and Ozzie Gonzalez were in attendance. Below are timestamps, and a transcript of the event. T... Read more

Full Interview with Meredith Mathis of the PCCEP's Subcommittee for People with Mental Illness

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    Today, Federal Judge Michael Simon declined to approve an amendment to the city's Settlement Agreement with the US Department of Justice which would have allowed the Portland Committee for Community Engaged Policing (PCCEP, pronounced "pee-sep") to satisfy the require... Read more

Buscando America on 02/18/20

Airs at: Tue, 02/18/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa escucharás a Nicolás Sálter Martín hablando sobre la importancia de votar en este año electoral. En Voces ke Luxan Karen Torrente nos lleva al mundo de la partería a través de la voz y experiencia de Morella Contreras. Noris Lara nos invita a un evento de n... Read more

America's Founding Ideals Were Lies Until Blacks Made Them True

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick introduces Sharon Grant dramatically reading excerpts from Nikole Hannah-Jone's essay, "Our Democracy's Founding Ideals Were False When They Were Written; Black Americans Have Fought to Make Them True." Part of the New York Times 1619 Project, this is part one.... Read more

"Building Beyond Policing" Forum with the Care Not Cops Coalition

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
    On February 1, 2020, the local activist coalition Care Not Cops held the final event in its "Building Beyond Policing" series of workshops at the PCC Cascade campus. KBOO was there and recorded the first part of the event, a panel discussion focused on alternatives to... Read more

Mark Hass Interview

Airs at: Tue, 02/11/2020 at 6:00pm
Produced for Between Us
Senator Mark Hass is running for Oregon Secretary of State.  He seeks to fill the seat vacated by the death of Dennis Richardson.  He talks with Don Merrill about why he thinks the housing crisis and the homelessness crisis are not as connected as people believe, how he'll ... Read more

Voter purges, disinformation and where your vote went: a conversation with Thom Hartmann

Airs at: Mon, 02/10/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Why is it that exit polls show one candidate winning, but the results of the election put the opposing candidate in power? This phenomenon, called 'redshift,' is fueled by voter roll purges and provisional ballots, which while seeming to allow for people not on the rolls... Read more