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An Indigenous Economic Model: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Airs at: Tue, 03/14/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The existing economic system in most countries is a kind of state capitalism. It produces enormous inequalities. Its extraction practices are environmentally destructive. Perhaps indigenous models provide a viable alternative. Chief Seattle was a Susquamish chief in what... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 13, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge will be our host and we will hear -- More about the impact of ICE raids in Woodburn and how US foreign policy drives immigration How to overcome disempowering skepticism about a better world Providing medical help to marginalized communities How prog... Read more

The War on Science

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Trump administration has launched an all-out war on independent science, environmental safeguards, and facts. Leading this attack on science are industry insiders who now occupy positions of power at the EPA, Department of Energy, and other critical federal agencies. In... Read more

Living in the Maelstrom of the First 100 Days

Airs at: Fri, 03/10/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Just before the inauguration, we were able to talk with Linda Tirado, author of Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America. During the interview, she suggested that it would be important for people to keep truth diaries, so we will notice when goalposts get moved, and have ... Read more

Lincoln County Aerial Spray Ban Measure on May Ballot

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A group in Lincoln County, Oregon, has put a measure on the May ballot that would ban aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. Lincoln County Community Rights wrote Measure 21-177, which also includes language reinforcing the rights of the community—that is, Lincoln Co... Read more

45 Days of Madness (and Counting)

Airs at: Mon, 03/06/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It's been a rocky and rolling six weeks since we talked with George Polisner, a former senior executive at Oracle who very publicly resigned from the company after its CEO enthusiastically joined the Trump transition team in January. Since quitting Oracle George has devoted... Read more

Famine Looms in Parts of Africa and Yemen

Airs at: Mon, 02/27/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Famines are looming over several dry and war-torn areas in North Africa and the Middle East. The United Nations officially declared a famine in South Sudan last week, and is on the verge of declaring famines in Yemen, Somalia and northeastern Nigeria as well. While low rai... Read more

Stephen F. Cohen on Trump's Russia-connected allegations

Airs at: Thu, 03/02/2017 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Stephen Frand Cohen is an American scholar and professor emeritus of Russian studies at Princeton University and New York University.  He joins Per Fagereng on Fight the Empire Thursday March 2nd at 9:30am from the Nation:  "The bipartisan, nearly full-political-spectr... Read more

Street Trust and State Money

Airs at: Wed, 03/01/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
This month on the KBOO Bike Show we'll be hosting some old friends with a new identity (and mission). Formerly the Bicycle Transportation Alliance the newly minted "Street Trust" has expanded their vision to include pedestrians and transit. But what does that mean for bikes... Read more

Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Climate Victory

Airs at: Mon, 02/27/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Oregon is celebrated for its leadership on addressing climate change. This winter the Portland City Council unanimously approved a first-in-the-country ban on new bulk fossil fuel storage facilities that exceed two million gallons as well as the expansion of existing termin... Read more