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Drax and the Downside of Biomass

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Woody Biomass is being promoted as a carbon neutral climate solution. Proposals for industrial scale wood pellet projects are popping up in California and Washington State, that claim they will help to protect forests and benefit rural communities—as well as combat climate ... Read more

Libraries as Grammar Schools of the Commons

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement shares commentary and news on the political significance of libraries, examining the material context of social attacks on them and the utopian potential of their sharing ethos.  We hear audio from Mariame Kabe on the podcast Death Panel speaking to how librarie... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 1, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: How I Learned to Breathe Through the Apocalypse: How I Learned to Breathe Through the Apocalypse is a serial play/web series written and performed by Desiree Hellegers, and directed and p... Read more

Earth's Greatest Enemy, with Abby Martin

Airs at: Wed, 03/27/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Independent journalist and documentarian Abby Martin discusses Earth's Greatest Enemy, an upcoming feature length documentary that examines one of the largest polluters and contributors to global climate change in the world: the United States military,l and why the milit... Read more

Hannah Wallace and Aaron Avery from the Sunnyside Shower Project

Airs at: Thu, 03/21/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Sunnyside Shower Project is a community program of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Community Cares (SNACC) Committee offering showers to neighbors in SE Portland. The Groves Church has generously opened up their shower facilities for houseless neighbors to use three ... Read more

Don't Believe the Hype! Portland does NOT Have the Highest Taxes in the Country!

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Local economist Mary King de-bunks the business lobby talking point that we have the highest taxes in the country.  Actually, Oregon’s in the middle of the pack for state and local taxes that businesses pay.  For households, our taxes per person are well below the highes... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 25, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Library Labor, Literature, Lawsuits, and Lies about taxes: Frann Michel hosts this episode which features these segments: Fort Vancouver Regional Library Workers Struggle Joe Clement shares news about the Fort Vancouver Regional Library workers struggle for a living wag... Read more

The Great Unraveling, or the Polycrisis of Environmental and Social Breakdown, with Richard Heinberg

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Richard Heinberg, is senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute, a think tank based in Corvallis, Oregon, which provides information and analysis on climate change, energy scarcity, and other issues related to sustainability and long term community resilie... Read more

PDX Progressive Talk Radio

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  PDX Progressive Talk Radio - Wednesday, February 28, 2024 News Rundown:  Summer Alert! PBOT Announced “Over $100 million in transportation investments across the city and on several of Portland’s most dangerous streets.” That’s a quote from the website.... 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