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What Happens to the EPA Now?

Airs at: Mon, 02/20/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On February 17 the U.S. Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt as the new EPA administrator. This is a man who denies climate change is real. As the attorney general of Oklahoma he sued the EPA fourteen times, while using talking points written by energy lobbyists to publicly attack... Read more

THE NATURE FIX: WHY NATURE MAKES US HAPPIER, HEALTHIER, AND MORE CREATIVE

Airs at: Wed, 02/15/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  On the final day of KBOO's Winter Membership Drive Paul Roland welcomes Florence Williams to the studio to discuss her new book The Nature Fix.   "For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks an... Read more

Wild Fermentation

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Healthwatch
Sandor Ellix Katz is a fermentation revivalist. His books Wild Fermentation (2003, 2016) and the Art of Fermentation (2012), along with the hundreds of fermentation workshops he has taught around the world and helped to catalyze a broad revival of the fermentation arts. A s... Read more

FIGHTING TRUMP'S FOSSIL FUEL AGENDA ON THE LOCAL LEVEL

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It's hard not to be disheartened by the news everyday coming from the Trump-occupied White House. But one way to stay energized is to resist at the local level. As the Trump Administration's federal policies look to favor the fossil fuel industry, state and local authority... Read more

Embedded & Arrested at Standing Rock

Airs at: Fri, 02/17/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  Jenni Monet took to Medium.com and wrote: "The morning after I was bonded out of the Morton County jail, I took to Twitter and posted a detail that I only could have known from actually being on the inside. “#MniWiconi is inscribed everywhere,” I tweeted. And it’s true.... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for January 6, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts and here's the lineup: 1. We get a preview of the 27th Annual African Film Festival coming up at Portland Community College from two of its organizers. 2. Denise talks with a social studies teacher about teaching about the election of Trump. 3. A panel... Read more

Community Energy and Its Opponents

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick and Rebecca Claassen discuss community energy and how we can outmaneuver Trump to build operating models for clean sun and wind energy, electrified mass transit, agro-ecological farming, conservation of energy and much more. Then, in a continuation of last week... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour February 6th 2017

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  ​Denise Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Host Denise Morris and with a preview of the 27th annual African Film Festival. She talks with committee member PC Peri. PC Peri is also a member of Flying Focus Video Collective. The Festival opened this... Read more

Trump's Incoherent Energy Policy

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
There are a lot of things that are inconceivable about Donald Trump, but the incoherence of his energy policy is especially mind boggling. He’s likely to wind up angering a lot of his key supporters in the fossil fuel industry, because some of his moves, such as resuscitati... Read more

Rent Freeze & Relocation Assistance: Margot Black on More Talk Radio

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  "There are only two kinds of Portland landlords: those who want to be part of the solution to our housing crisis, and those who want to continue to take advantage of it via rent gouging and no-cause evictions that only serve to displace our community while increasing the... Read more