Economy

Nick Hess Interview

Produced for Between Us
Nick Hess is a republican candidate for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why Oregon leadership doesn't get technology but needs to, why city run programs are bloated, expensive and ineffective in dealing with the homeless problem and why, as a businessman,... Read more

Amber Richardson Interview

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  DISCLAIMER:  Ben Morris, who is the Communications Director at the Oregon Secretary of State contacted KBOO on 4/20 with the following corrections regarding answers given by Amber Richardson in her 3/16/22 interview with Don Merrill.  Mr. Morris' comments are posted her... Read more

Jimmy Crumpacker Interview

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Jimmy Crumpacker is a republican running for the US House in Oregon's 5th District.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his experience with financial markets gives him a geopolitical perspective, why he is firmly against unions and why he considers himself to be Pro-Life,... Read more

NATO, the Cold War and the roots of the war on Ukraine

Airs at: Wed, 03/16/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Guest Ron Jacobs is the author of Daydream Sunset: Sixties Counterculture in the Seventies published by CounterPunch Books. His latest offering is a pamphlet titled Capitalism: Is the Problem.  He lives in Vermont. He can be reached at: ronj1955@gmail.com   https://www... Read more

Farrah Chaichi Interview

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Farrah Chaichi is a democrat running for the Oregon House in the 35th District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how training in political science and criminal justice lead to social activism, why the housing market is difficult even for someone like her who is plugged in... Read more

G Tommy Smith Interview

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G. Tommy Smith is a candidate for the District 4 seat being vacated by long time democrat Peter DeFazio.  He talked with Sam Bouman about why more attention needs to be paid to Oregon's native american population, why he feels the system to run for office isn't really geare... Read more

Putin's Russia

Airs at: Thu, 03/10/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
  In this hour-long special, British comics artist Darryl Cunningham tackles the topics of economic and political corruption.  His graphic non-fiction books include The Age of Selfishness, How to Fake a Moon Landing, Billionaires: The Lives of the Rich and Powerful, and mo... Read more

Michael Cross Interview

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Michael Cross is a democrat running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why he switched from a staunch republican to a staunch democrat, how is run-ins with the law gives him a perspective his other candidates don't have, and why he believes his plan of b... Read more

Militarism, conflict and the climate crisis: a vicious circle

Airs at: Wed, 03/02/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
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Christina Stephenson Interview

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Christina Stephenson is a civil rights attorney with a long history defending worker's rights.  She talked with Don Merrill about her start in the working world at her parent's business, how BOLI's protections including not just civil rights we think about but protections w... Read more