Corporations

2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

Power, Politics and Nature in the Tar Sands

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks with Ian Urquhart author of the recent book, Costly Fix: Power, Politics, and Nature in the Tar Sands. Ian Urquhart is a professor of political science at University of Alberta. They discuss the post-1995 Alberta tar sands boom, and how the state inflat... Read more

Norman Shamas updates on FOSTA and digital harm reduction

Airs at: Mon, 01/28/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 02/01/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
This week, we continue our look at sex, work and the state with guest, Norman Shamas. Norman Shamas is an activist and educator whose work focuses on human-centered information and digital security and privacy. Now, Norman is not a lawyer but shares their insights about the... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 4, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this episode of The Old Mole which includes: Power, Politics, and Nature in the Tar Sands: Laurie Mercier talks with Ian Urquhart, professor of political science and author of the recent book, Costly Fix: Power, Politics, and Nature in the Tar Sands... Read more

Corporate Personhood

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This episode begins with a primer on the nature and scope of corporations including corporate profits/taxation/political influence/crime. My guest David Delk (Chair of the Oregon Progressive Party and national Co-Chair of the Alliance for Democracy) and I discuss the histor... Read more

Contemporary Labor Issues

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This episode will focus on the work force and will address wages, benefits, sick leave, retirement savings and wealth inequalities. We will also discuss the decline in union membership over the last 60 years, along with ongoing threats to labor's voice in the workplace. My ... Read more

Prescription for Justice

Prescription for Justice is a talk show originating in Portland, Oregon. Host Dr. Martin Donohoe is a physician-educator-activist and textbook author who addresses varied topics related to creating more just and healthy communities and a better world. Subjects include educa... Read more

Steelworkers Organize in Salem & Albany

Airs at: Mon, 01/28/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Steelworkers at the Albany ATI Cast Products, metal fabrication plant are organizing a union FOR THE SEVENTH TIME !  After hundreds of Albany ATI Steelworkers at a different plant were locked out for over a year, killing the last Cast Products union drive, workers at this  ... Read more

Presswatch on 01/24/19

Airs at: Thu, 01/24/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
On today's show, unfortunately I must begin with war warnings regarding Syria and Venezuela; I will talk briefly about the situation in Caracas today, and then I will be welcoming Strike Debt Portland to the airwaves.  Reverend Sandra Decker and others will be in the studio... Read more

Rent speculation and the selling (off) of Portland

Airs at: Wed, 01/23/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Looking at Portland’s economy as a microcosm of speculative capitalism is a great way to examine the extractive mechanisms of the real estate market. The most recent boom/bust cycle has completely divorced land value from land taxes and rental rates, and the rich seem... Read more