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What Trump/Pence Regime Has Already Done…

Airs at: Fri, 11/03/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  What they have done to Women & LGBTQ: Promised to appoint Supreme Court justices who would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion; appointed Neil Gorsuch. Signed a law giving states the option to deny funding for Planned Parenthood and other organizatio... Read more

Coos River Estuary Intervenes in Jordan Cove FERC Proceedings

Airs at: Mon, 10/30/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
On Wednesday, the Coos River Estuary filed a motion to intervene in the permitting process for the Jordan Cove Energy Project. The motion was filed as part of proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC. Jordan Cove is a proposed terminal for lique... Read more

Dry Farming: Guests Amy Garret

Airs at: Fri, 11/17/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
  Dry Farming is a long-proven method for growing crops with little to no irrigation. What exactly is this valuable process, and why haven’t we heard about it? Guests Amy Garret uncovers the mystery.     Read more

The Demise of Columbus Day and the Rise of Indigenous Peoples Day

Airs at: Thu, 11/02/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  LA Says Goodbye Columbus Day...Cary Watters and co-host Amory Zschach highlight the story and also discuss this within the context of Portland making the change in 2015 and the overarching momentum built in other cities. Read more

Valley Views

Valley Views played every Friday from 10-10:15am.   Valley Views is a weekly forum for sharing relevant topics relating to people and places in the central Willamette Valley with host Dale Holiday.  There will be discussions about race relations, gender issues, the env... Read more

The Iran Deal: Trita Parsi

Airs at: Tue, 10/31/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The self-styled deal maker is a deal breaker when it comes to the historic agreement limiting Iranian uranium enrichment in return for the lifting of sanctions. Trump refused to certify Iranian compliance and passed the ball to Congress which now must decide. But the UN ... Read more

Fire, Flood & Trump

Airs at: Mon, 10/30/2017 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As the world continues to take unnerving and unpredictable twists and turns, we check in again with Sightline Institute's Eric de Place, to gain some perspective on the craziness that abounds. We'll do a mash up everything that's frightening and confusing us - unprecedented... Read more

Building Resilience in a Post-Carbon Society: Richard Heinberg

Airs at: Tue, 10/24/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  David Suzuki, the renowned Canadian environmental activist, author and broadcaster, says, “If you fly over a forest and look down, you'll see every green tree and plant reaching to the heavens to absorb the ultimate energy source: sunlight. What a contrast when you look ... Read more

Hello Vancouver! with Don Orange

Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2017 at 12:30pm - Fri, 10/26/2018 at 12:00pm
Produced for Hello Vancouver
Host Temple Lentz speaks with Don Orange, candidate for Commissioner of the Port of Vancouver. As of air date, Don Orange has received $290,000 in in-kind contributions from Washington Conservation Voters, who are opposed to the proposed oil terminal at the Port of Vancouve... Read more

Hello Vancouver with Kris Greene

Airs at: Thu, 10/19/2017 at 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for Hello Vancouver
Host Temple Lentz speaks with Kris Greene, candidate for Commissioner of the Port of Vancouver. As of air date, Greene has received $370,000 in direct contributions from Tesoro and Savage, the oil companies doing business as Vancouver Energy LLC, who want to build the natio... Read more