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Agency with Choice: Interview with Alice Longley Miller with SEIU

Airs at: Fri, 03/01/2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
  Agency with Choice is part of SB1521, an Oregon bill put out by SEIU proposing a new option for caregiving for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Read more

Portland Community College Classified Employees Strike-Ready

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Meryl DePasquale and Briar Schreiber, leader of the Portland Community College Federation of Classified Employees explain their struggle for a contract with living wages, healthcare, and job security.  Recently staging marches and rallies at Sylvania, Rock Creek, Cascade an... Read more

Voices For The Animals: Bad EATS [ENCORE]

Airs at: Fri, 02/23/2024 at 10:15am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  99% of the meat and dairy products we eat in this country come from industrialized factory farms. By and large, these are terrible places for animals, and voters in some states have passed laws to make those farms a little more humane. Unfortunately, some in Congress are... Read more

Replay: Lisa Loving speaks with community leader Joann Hardesty

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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What's Next with NEXT?

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Several years ago NEXT Energy (now NXT) proposed to build a renewable diesel refinery and rail yard at Port Westward, a spectacular point of land protruding into the Columbia River Estuary near the town of Clatskanie. The proposal was enthusiastically supported by the Port ... Read more

Art & Justice for Incarcerated People

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Caroline Davis about her most recent music, tour and community events talking about mass incarceration. Davis will be in Portland, Oregon to perform at the Portland Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 2nd at The Jack London.  Following the performan... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 26, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Palestinian Film Fest: As Israel's genocidal war on Gaza continues, so too does global resistance to the war and to Israeli occupation of Palestine. Jan Haaken talks with Shams ... Read more

Palestinian Film Fest

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
As Israel's genocidal war on Gaza continues, so too does global resistance to the war and to Israeli occupation of Palestine. Jan Haaken talks with Shams Mahmoud, President of Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights (SUPER) at Portland State University, about the upcom... Read more

Black Workers Organize at Tesla

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Black Tesla workers recently sued their employer for an extremely well documented pattern of racial discrimination. Whereas lawsuits seldom even reimburse successful plaintiffs for their injuries, this suit could be the prelude to the United Auto Workers union and Bay Area ... Read more

Protecting Mature and Old Growth Forests

Airs at: Mon, 03/04/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management, which oversee most of the nation’s Mature Old Growth forests, continue to defy overwhelming public support for protection, scientific calls for a moratorium on logging, and the presidents’ initial direction to develop conser... Read more