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Old Mole Variety Hour April 22nd, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes   Bill Resnick interviews Joanna Misnik about Chicago and the DSA's success in their recent Alderperson (formerly known as Alderman) election winning six seats in the 50 person city council. These seats w... Read more

Clean Energy Jobs Earth Day Update

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This Earth Day was supposed to be the day that Oregon's Clean Energy Jobs bill was signed into law. Instead, while industry groups try to water down the bill, environmental groups are still lobbying Oregon legislators to pass the strongest law possible. They are being urged... Read more

The Grand Food Bargain

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When it comes to food, Americans seem to have a pretty great deal. Our grocery stores are overflowing with countless varieties of convenient products. Over time this system has encouraged us to know less and less about where our food comes from and permitted us to expect mo... Read more

The Plot to Attack Iran: A Conversation with Dan Kovalik

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  On the next Beloved Community (Friday, April 12th - 9 am Pacific), John Shuck speaks with University of Pittsburgh Law Professor, Daniel Kovalik about the war drums beating against Iran. We discuss his myth-dispelling book about Iran, The Plot to Attack Iran: How the CIA... Read more

The Anthropocene

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
All of written human history and the rise of civilization has taken place within the Holocene Age, which commenced at the end of the last ice age. It was an age of relatively stable climate and comparatively little geological upheaval. Geological scientists are now suggesti... Read more

Insectuality 2: Ultrasonic Bugaloo

Airs at: Sat, 03/30/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Tonight from 12:00-3:00 AM Bill McQuay of Ecolocation Sound and NPR will be guest hosting and presenting the final installment of his and researchers Drs. Laurel Symes and Hannah ter Hofstede's recent field recordings from Barro Colorado, Panama.  Thrill to the ultrasonic ... Read more

Portland's Sacrifice Zones

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A “Sacrifice Zone” is a place where dangerous pollution, waste and “undesirable impacts” of urban living is deposited, creating a myth that the land is not valuable and that no one of importance lives there. In the years, since Lewis and Clark, made their way up the Willame... Read more

The Human Access Project

Airs at: Wed, 03/27/2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
  Hosts Lisa Loving and Suzanne Lagrande will interview Will Levenson, executive Director of the The Human Access Project. The Willamette River is our home. We live on or near its banks and cross it every day. Yet, for generations we humans have mistreated, neglected, and ... Read more

Why Natural Gas is Neither Natural nor Green

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on February 11, 2019 As North America veers away from oil and coal, so-called natural gas is being promoted as a green bridge fuel to a renewable future. Such is the reasoning behind massive gas projects being proposed for the Pacific Northw... Read more

Rayquan Borum Trial Begins + Scaling Up Climate Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2019 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Rayquan Borum Trial Begins + Scaling Up Climate Resistance This week we’re sharing two interviews. You can download it here. First up, Bursts spoke with glo merriweather and jamie marsicano, two supporters of Rayquan Borum, a young black man accused by Charlotte PD of kill... Read more