Rational in PortlandExplicit

by Native Portlander Studios

I am a trial lawyer and a lifelong registered Democrat in Portland, Oregon. I started “Rational in Portland” to combat this city’s ideologically-driven — as opposed to data-driven — policies, which have been particularly catastrophic for its most vulnerable citizens (whom, ironically, Portland claims it cares the most about). The podcast also serves as a platform for leaders who have evidence-based, solutions-oriented, prov... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • S03 E23 - Aaron Schmautz on Portland policing

    S03 E23 - Aaron Schmautz on Portland policingExplicit

    https://www.ppavigil.orghttps://www.oregonlive.com/news/2021/01/portland-commissioner-dan-ryans-home-vandalized-7-times-since-october-he-says.html?outputType=amphttps://www.pbs.org/newshour/amp/nation/mayor-of-portland-oregon-decr...

    04:17:24
  • S03 E22 - Jessie Burke, Owner of The Society Hotel in the Old Town neighborhood

    S03 E22 - Jessie Burke, Owner of The Society Hotel in the Old Town neighborhoodExplicit

    https://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/homeless/portland-city-council-homeless-plan/283-e0fd13eb-9252-446d-9ee0-460bb85362e4 www.pdxoldtown.org www.thesocietyhotel.com https://www.kptv.com/2022/08/05/police-90-rounds-fired-during-...

    02:00:44
  • S03 E21 - Dr. Karyn Lewis: How students have been impacted by school closures and remote learning

    S03 E21 - Dr. Karyn Lewis: How students have been impacted by school closures and remote learning

    https://www.nwea.org/research/our-researchers/karyn-lewis-phd/https://www.nwea.org/research/publication/student-achievement-in-2021-22-cause-for-hope-and-continued-urgency/https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/05/briefing/school-closure...

    51:19
  • S03 E20 - Phillip Tobias, who confronted Commissioner Hardesty about her military records at city council

    S03 E20 - Phillip Tobias, who confronted Commissioner Hardesty about her military records at city council

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=G2JH4_6wrP8https://www.portlandmercury.com/news/2018/10/24/23960207/mercury-endorsements-vote-jo-ann-hardesty-for-portland-city-councilhttps://www.portland.gov/hardesty/meet-jo-annhttps://bpa.report/n...

    01:34:42
  • S03 E19 - Allie: What's it like to be a high school girl in Portland?

    S03 E19 - Allie: What's it like to be a high school girl in Portland? Explicit

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/girls-catholic-school-woke-portland-social-justice-educational-mission-feminism-career-fundraising-catholicism-christianity-11665428907https://www.oregonlive.com/politics/2019/03/money-for-schools-or-f...

    02:33:21