Immigration

Buscando America on 06/09/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta emisión hablamos de las manifestaciones históricas contra del abuso policial y de como ha impactado en otros lugares del mundo. Escucharás mensajes de la juventud y el poderoso mensaje de Jo Ann Hardesty, primera mujer afroamericana como city council en Portland.... Read more

Buscando America on 05/26/20

Airs at: Tue, 05/26/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En este programa festejamos  el cumpleaños de Rosario Castellanos, con  El despojo y a Elena Poniatowska, con El recado. Escucha el comentario de Javier Sierra  sobre la pandemia y la construcción del muro del odio. En la sesión  numero 12 de Voces Ke luxan, Karen Torren... Read more

Sean Scorvo Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sean Scorvo is a democrat running for the Oregon House District 23rd seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he finds the treatment of hispanic Americans reprehensible considering all they do for the American economy, why Gerrymandering is a sin democrats share with rep... Read more

Circuit Court Judge candidate John Schlosser brings expertise in immigrant rights cases to the race

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  As the May 19th primary fast approaches, one of the widest races on the ballot is that for Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Position 12. Interestingly, the Circuit Court has not seen a competitive race for 12 years, as typically judges are appointed when another resi... Read more

Multnomah County DA candidate Mike Schmidt talks plans to lower mass incarceration, abolish cash bail and address ICE

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In November, Multnomah County voters will elect a new District Attorney, a position that has a great deal of discrestion when it comes to deciding who gets charged with a crime, and who doesn't, as well as the severity of the charge. One candidate is Mike Schmidt, who ha... Read more

Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas on Take Us To A Better Place

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas, contributors to the story anthology Take Us To A Better Place, published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. You can download a free copy of the ebook at https://www.rwjf.org/fiction. Hannah Lillith Assadi... Read more

Activists protest in favor of prisoner release during COVID-19 outbreak

Airs at: Fri, 05/01/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A caravan of cars in favor of releasing prisoners and detainees took over the streets outside Portland City Hall this afternoon. A coalition of activist groups used the socially-distanced protest to push state and local leaders to forcefully address the threat that coron... Read more

Chris Vaughn Interview

Produced for Between Us
Chris Vaughn is a democrat running for the US House District 2 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the district, which has only had two democrats since 1893, may be ready for its third, why climate change is really a climate emergency that people need to believe and... Read more

Paige Hook Interview

Produced for Between Us
Paige Hook is a democrat running for the Oregon House 17 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her district needs new leadership as a way to finally get rural counties a seat at the big boy table, why gun legislation and gun safety are not mutually exclusive, and why... Read more

Patrick Castles Interview

Produced for Between Us
Patrick Castles is a republican who is running for the seat in Oregon House District 38.  He talked with Don Merrill about why diversity training reminds him of communist re-education camps ordered by the ruling elite of Vietnam after the war, why he blames undocumented adu... Read more