Community Building

Audio from the Waterfront Blues Festival!

The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming pleasure: Audio from Day One - Friday 6/30   Audio from Day Two - Saturday 7/1   Audio from Day Three - Sunday 7/2   Audio from Day Four - Monday 7/3   Audio from Day Five - Tuesday 7/4   ... Read more

Mobile Orchards & Queer Farmers

Airs at: Wed, 06/16/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
PDX Food Show celebrates pride month with queer farmers letty dogheart of Flying Dogheart Farm and Brian Hulsey of Rose Village Farm. We'll also hear from Amethyst Devlin about the Portland Fruit Tree Projects mobile orchards program.  Amethyst Devlin tells us about th... Read more

Time to Stop Zenith

Airs at: Mon, 06/21/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For years, community members, organizations, and coalitions have been calling on the City of Portland to shut down Zenith Energy’s dirty, dangerous oil-by-rail operations in NW Portland. When the City of Portland failed to take action, dedicated community members refused to... Read more

Human Rights and Dignity for People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 06/16/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The International Network of People Who Use Drugs organized a side event at the recent UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, entitled “The Right to Rights: How do we get there for People who Use Drugs.” On this edition of Century of Lies we hear from two of th... Read more

BOOTLICKER: THE INTERVIEW

Airs at: Wed, 06/09/2021 at 10:00pm - Thu, 06/10/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Life During Wartime
    On this episode of Life During Wartime, Rose Lewis spins up a sweet summertime session. Foat Dawg raids the airwaves. Wolfman interviews Canadian Hardcore punk band, Bootlicker, about their upcoming LP release on Static Shock and Neon Taste Records. Matt C plays all t... Read more

Oregon Media Arts Awards

Airs at: Thu, 06/10/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  One of the lifelines to local artists in difficult times is the Oregon Arts Commission.  They've been helping arrange grants to artists and arts organizations for over half a century.  And one of those many grants is the Oregon Media Arts Fellowship, awarded in collabora... Read more

Climate Action Movements

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Climate Action Movements. Bill Resnick talks to an old Portland friend, Patrick Mazza, once editor of the dear departed Portland Alliance, has been front line fighter in the Climate Action movements from the beginning, with two notable arrests in mass direct action, o... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers hosts and dedicates the show to Water Protectors working to stop Enbridge Line 3, with related music and commentary threaded throughout. Denise Morris produces.   The College for All Act would make tuition free for students with household income under... Read more

Biden American Jobs Plan

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick interviews John Cavanagh, director of the large and influential Institute for Policy Studies for 20 years. A Washington insider, Cavanagh wrote 12 important books and also worked in the trenches of the environmental and poor peoples’ movements. John and Bill... Read more

Finding the Mother Tree

Airs at: Mon, 06/28/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program was originall broadcast on May 3, 2021 Is it possible that trees are sentient beings, rather than simply the source of timber and pulp? For decades forest ecologist Suzanne Simard has been exploring the complicated, interdependent communities that are forest... Read more