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Naomi Klein in conversation with Jo Ann Hardesty

Airs at: Thu, 07/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Naomi Klein joins Jo Ann Hardesty in a wide ranging and engaging discussion.  Recorded in Beaverton at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing. “This is one attempt to uncover how we got to this surreal political moment. It is also an attempt to predict how, under cover o... Read more

An Indigenous Economic Model: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Airs at: Tue, 07/25/2017 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

Portland's Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Ban Hits an Obstacle

Airs at: Mon, 07/24/2017 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On July 19, 2017 the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) ruled that Portland’s Fossil Fuel Terminal Zoning Amendments, passed unanimously in December of 2016, is inconsistent with the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Portland’s fossil fuel policy intended to pr... Read more

At what point will it be an "Uninhabitable Earth"?? Journalist Robert Hunziker discusses the controversial 'New York' magazine article

Airs at: Wed, 07/19/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Opening song: "To Be or Not To Be?" by Danbert Nobacon and The Axis of Dissent:  A recent article by David Wallace-Wells for New York magazine, "The Uninhabit... Read more

Can China Save Civilization?

Airs at: Mon, 07/10/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with Richard Smith about the future and China's role in shaping it, specifically the environmental impact of China's explosive economic growth and the government's productivist policies. The problem is not just with China though. Richard argues for a r... Read more

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