Environment/Climate

Celebrating the Thin Green Line: KBOO's Special Earth Day Webinar

Produced for Locus Focus
For two decades communities across the Pacific Northwest have been inundated with proposals to build mega coal, oil and fracked gas terminals and pipelines from Coos Bay to the Salish Sea. And for two decades these communities have risen up to stop these projects. Now most ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 31, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Power Battles in Maine: Bill Resnick interviews Matthew Cannon, a leader of a Maine ballot Initiative campaign that successfully prohibited the construction of a superhigh voltage e... Read more

Power Battles in Maine

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Matthew Cannon, a leader of a Maine ballot Initiative campaign that successfully prohibited the construction of a superhigh voltage electricity line. The initiative won by a stunning margin of 60% to 40%. The immense power grid would have cut a huge ... Read more

Frog Ferry

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  The Portland metro area is a land of water at the confluence of two of the major rivers in the Pacific Northwest. The Chinookan People, who lived along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers before European contact, were master canoe builders, and the rivers were their highw... Read more

Building an Ever Wider Circle

Airs at: Wed, 01/19/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Rural Roots Rising
Join us as we dive into the shared history of Oregonians and its long-lasting impacts on our communities. In episode 5 we join Gwendolyn Trice as she reaches into the past to inform the present and breaks open divides to share the incredible lives of not only Black loggers ... Read more

Jordan Cove Victory Update

Airs at: Mon, 01/24/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For 18 years communities across Southern Oregon fought an existential struggle to stop the massive Jordan Cove LNG export terminal that was proposed for Coos Bay and its accompanying 36" fracked gas pipeline that would have traversed 230 miles across four counties, crossing... Read more

"That Vegan Show" - The Raven Corps interview

Airs at: Fri, 01/28/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
Claire Howe is Executive Director (though she much prefers the title "Mother Raven") at The Raven Corps, a youth-led, consistent anti-oppression nonprofit organization for activists between the ages of 15 and 22. The Raven Corps is a growing community of young change-makers... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 17, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg hosts this Martin Luther King Jr. Day special which includes music by artists Farrell Williams, Noname, and Ambrose Akinmusire, plus the following segments: Critical Race Theory: Bill Resnick talks to Malik Miah who made a living as an aviation mechanic a... Read more

A Legal Retrospective of 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker look back on the legal terrain of 2021, taking up gains and losses around social justice reforms. They start with a short civics lesson on the three branches of lawmaking governing our lives:  the Executive, Ju... Read more

Don't Look Up

Airs at: Mon, 01/10/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Joe Clement and Jan Haaken discuss the film, "Don't Look Up," a satirical film directed by Adam McKay and featuring a star-studded cast. Enlisting many of the tropes of Hollywood disaster films, Don't Look Up follows a professor of astronomy and his graduate stu... Read more