Energy/Natural Resources

Activists Say No New Korean War, No Old Korean War and No THAAD Missile System

Airs at: Wed, 07/12/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  On this show, we hear voices of Koreans, Korean Americans and anti-war activists who say no new war on the Korean Peninsula, a final end to the old Korean war that is officially still going on, and no deployment of the THAAD missile defense system, which critics say is r... Read more

Activist Group Uses Virtual Reality Cameras to Document Animal Abuse

Airs at: Thu, 07/06/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Today, the animal rights activist group Direct Action Everywhere, or DxE, released a new type of footage from inside an industrial pig farm. Activists infiltrated Circle Four Farms in Milford, Utah, one of the country’s largest pig production facilities. They used newly dev... Read more


Airs at: Mon, 07/10/2017 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Please note: Locus Focus now starts at 10 am. For the past decade numerous communities across the Northwest have defended a thin green line, stopping or delaying fossil fuel projects that would dramatically alter the fabric of this region. But the fight is far from over. O... Read more

Stopping Fascism: Chris Hedges

Airs at: Tue, 07/04/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Recorded at the Aladdin Theater, Chris Hedges visited Portland and spoke as a guest of KBOO community radio. Chris Hedges is an award-winning journalist who has covered wars in the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. He writes a weekly column for ... Read more

Climate Change & the Media

Airs at: Tue, 06/27/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Robert Hackett, a leading critic and media theorist, is professor in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University, SFU in Burnaby, BC. He has published widely on media issues. He is co-author of Journalism and Climate Crisis. Climate change poses a long-term t... Read more


Airs at: Mon, 07/03/2017 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On June 3 of last year, an oil train derailed in the Columbia River Gorge in the little town of Mosier. Several cars caught fire and burned for 14 hours. If the normal Gorge winds had been blowing that day, Mosier would been destroyed, like Lac-Megantic. On the first anniv... Read more

The Latest Crisis at Hanford

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On May 9 of this year, an extremely radioactive tunnel at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state partially collapsed. The tunnel is part of the PUREX facility (Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant), which was used to manufacture plutonium for nuclear weapons. The... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 19, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 06/19/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick is our host for this edition of the Mole which includes these segments: 1. Tom Athanasiou talks with Bill Resnick about policies and movements necessary to deal with climate change. 2. Jovanka Beckles explains how the Richmond Progressive Alliance won in Rich... Read more

Saving Ourselves, Saving the Earth

Airs at: Mon, 06/19/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Tom Athanasiou, author of Divided Planet, about what's happening, and what needs to happen, to challenge climate change. After Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Accords, will the international "community," particularly China and England, take me... Read more

Noam Chomsky on Neoliberalism: An Accounting

Airs at: Tue, 06/20/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Neoliberalism is an odd term when you think about it. It is hardly new and it is not particularly liberal. It has been a great economic success story-for the 1%. The detritus of neoliberalism litters the landscape from smashed unions to shredded safety nets, and deregula... Read more