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Electorallism v. Democracy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Mole Joe Clement and his guest, Curtis Hansoni, discuss the differences between electing our rulers from a small list of pre-approved candidates and governing ourselves. They argue that only the latter is really democracy. Read more

Secretaries of State discuss their Voting Processes

Airs at: Fri, 11/04/2016 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Between Us
Don Merrill talked with Secretaries of State of nearly a dozen states to see how they felt about their individual voting processes in advance of the 2016 election.  He discusses their comments with C. Norman Turrill, president of League of Women Voters of Oregon. Read more

Secretaries of State evaluate their Voting Process

Produced for Between Us
Don Merrill talks with C. Normal Turrill, president of the League of Women Voters, Oregon about the state of voting on the eve of the 2016 election.  He also talks with Secretaries of States or their representatives from nearly half-a-dozen states across the country. Read more

Jim Petersen, Why Don't We Listen Better?

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Author Douglas Steere wrote: “To ‘listen’ another’s soul into a condition of disclosure and discovery may be almost the greatest service that any human being ever performs for another.”   Listening is a lost art that is much in demand.   Jim Petersen, counselor and retired ... Read more

Interview with Hiag Brown, news that didn't make mainstream media, and more!

Airs at: Wed, 08/31/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Keepin It Real
We  discussed the news that did not make it onto the mainstream media and we interviewed a man who is involved in the community in more than one way. His name is Hiag Brown. On “Keepin It Real”: •    We take a look at the local, national and global news that are ignored i... Read more

A Radio Geekly: Episode 3 - Conventions

Airs at: Fri, 11/04/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for A Radio Geekly
ARG returns for another exciting episode! Today we chat about Conventions. We've got interviews with Black Nerd Problems, Anita Sarkeesian with Feminist Frequency, Mike Selinker with Lone Shark Games, Bonnie Svitarsky with the Puyallup Public Library, Kristine Hassell (the ... Read more

My Zine

Good old-fashioned spoken-word radio.  Observations and opinions, commentary and creative writing by long-time staff member, Bruce Silverman.  Random, thought-provoking topics including everything from human-interest stories read straight from the local paper, to personal c... Read more

Keepin It Real

  1st Wednesdays from 7 - 8 pm 5th Wednesdays from 6-7pm “Keepin It Real” is a public affairs, talk radio program that strives to educate and to offer a forum for people to speak their truth while being open minded and inclusive. On “Keepin It Real”: We take a look ... Read more

Portland Off-Road Cycling Revisited: Breaking Ground and Forest Fights

Airs at: Wed, 11/02/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
This episode we revisit the Portland Off-Road Cycling Master Plan to see what developments (or impeadments) have cropped up in the past year. While some see Portland as the Nirvana for cycling, we're sadly lacking as a city for off-road opportunities. Most Portlanders have ... Read more

Hot Topics!

Airs at: Sat, 10/29/2016 at 10:15am - Sat, 11/05/2016 at 10:15am
Produced for This Is How We See It
Early voting has started in North Carolina, Get Out and Vote!  Experts are now saying that Orange Juice may not be as good for you as we thought??  At one point in his life Jaden Smith thought he was a vampire?  "Birth Of A Nation" struggles at the box office.  Join us as w... Read more