Health

"Aid & Assist" Crisis in Oregon Jails

Airs at: Mon, 05/09/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with KC Lewis, attorney with Disability Rights Oregon.  A person accused of a crime has the right to a trial and to participate in their defense. If a person is unable to understand the charges, the court may rule that person is unable to “Aid and As... Read more

Valerie Draper Woldeit Interview

Produced for Between Us
Valerie Draper Woldeit is a republican who is running for the 8th Senate District in Oregon.  She talked with Don Merrill about why being bullied in school ties back to her disdain for Critical Race Theory and how she tries to "love on" all kids, why she feels re-establishi... Read more

Zeloszelos Marchandt

Produced for Between Us
Zeloszelos Marchandt is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 35th House seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he is especially keyed into the issues of his district, why focusing on specific policy plans initially is not as important as demonstrating a commitment to Or... Read more

Legalization and the Art of the Impossible

Airs at: Wed, 04/27/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: Legalization and the art of the impossible. The Canadian Parliament is currently considering Bill C-126, A Health-Based Approach to the Substance Use Act. We hear from the sponsor, MP Gord Johns. Plus Eris Nyx with the Drug User Liberation Front. Read more

Teresa Alonso Leon Interview

Produced for Between Us
Teresa Alonso Leon is a democratic candidate for Oregon's new 6th US House District.  She talked with Don Merrill about why diversity and inclusion in everything from language to relationships is crucial to how she connects with her community, why she believes both in the 2... Read more

Overdose, Harm Reduction, and Recovery

Airs at: Wed, 04/20/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century we discuss adolescent overdose deaths, harm reduction, and recovery with Joseph Friedman, an addictions researcher and MD/PhD student at the Center for Social Medicine at UCLA, and Dr. Sheila Vakharia, Deputy Director of the Department of Research and A... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 25, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Battle for a Clean Portland Harbor: Local struggles for climate justice are today probably the fastest growing and most dynamic parts of this country's environmental movement. Ri... Read more

Multnomah County Presses on Toward A Beloved Community

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past Martin Luther King Day, Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kefoury sent out an email with the subject line "Pressing on toward Dr. King’s Beloved Community in the face of ongoing challenges." She concluded the email with this statement: "The last several years have st... Read more

George Carrillo Interview

Produced for Between Us
George Carrillo is a democrat running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he moved from law enforcement to politics, why the school to prison pipeline is one of the biggest issues Oregonians face and how, if he becomes governor, he promises to stop th... Read more

Reversing the War on Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 04/13/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century we're joined by Sarah Reyes, MSW, Policy Analyst with the Texas Center for Justice and Equity and co-author of their new report “Reversing the War on Drugs in Texas: Prioritizing REAL Public Health and Safety for Texans.” We discuss the failures o... Read more