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Wayne Pacelle on "The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend them"

Airs at: Thu, 04/28/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
The guest is Wayne Pacelle, President of the Humane Society of the United States, and author of the new book, The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them. Pacelle will discuss the deep links of the human-animal bond as wll as the conflicting implulses that h... Read more

America's oil habit is draining the Alberta Tar Sands.

Airs at: Tue, 01/25/2011 at 12:00am
Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris The oil contained in the Alberta Tar Sands is the dirtiest on Earth. Open pit mines bloom in the Canadian north, swallowing forest and tundra. It takes roughly five barrels of water and one of natural gas to extract one barrel of crude fr... Read more

Voices from the Edge 12-30-10 Portland Police Association Contract

Airs at: Thu, 12/30/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Jo Ann and Dave discussed the Portland Police Association's tentative contract agreement with the City of Portland, which will be presented at general meetings scheduled January 5th and 6th, 2011. Listeners called in to share their views. Jo Ann Bowman is a former state leg... Read more

Voices from the Edge 12-23-10 Who Was Good & Who Was Bad in 2010?

Airs at: Thu, 12/23/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
    It's that time of year when Jo Ann and Dave review which of our public figures deserve a gift in their stocking and which deserve a lump of coal. They'll also be asking listerners to share their holiday list of candidates. Will it include Senator John McCain for ... Read more

Fen Montaigne, author of "Fraser's Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica."

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
 Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Fen Montaigne, author of "Fraser's Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica." Journalist and author Fen Montaigne discusses the beauty of Antarctica, the lives of the Adelie penguins and the details of the work of scientist Bill F... Read more

Food Alliance Certification: how food choices can support the environment, social justice & humane treatment of animals

Airs at: Wed, 11/24/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Recovery Zone
With little regard for animal suffering, the environment, or fair labor practices, our conventional food system has been based on the premise that food is a commodity that should be cheap and plentiful--the costs, even to our health, are downplayed.  Scott Exo, executive di... Read more

Voices from the edge on 10-7-2010

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Should the Portland Police be subject to random drug testing? Jo Ann and Dave discuss the City of Portland's proposal to require random drug-testing of Portland police officers. The conversation doesn't end when the program does. You can join in additional discussion of th... Read more


    Uranium Uranium is an award winning short film on the consequences of uranium mining in Canada. Narrated by Buffy Sainte-Marie, the 48-minute film explores how uranium mining can impact the environment, the health of those who are employed in the industry, and t... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 09/30/2010

Airs at: Thu, 09/30/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
#cg_msg_content div { margin: 0px; } Lies, damn lies and export statistics: A conversation about the impact of free trade agreements on our communities President Obama recently announced plans to push through the Korea Free Trade Agreement immediately after the November... Read more

The Story Behind Shark's Fin Soup; Grand Central Bakery's Piper Davis

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2010 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
  The Food Show is back after our summer hiatus!   First, we look at the local (and international) controversy over shark's fin soup. Researchers estimate that as many as 73 million sharks are slaughtered each year for their fins. We have two in-studio guests. Portland ... Read more