Global Affairs

The Slide to War with Iran

Airs at: Tue, 07/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
The U.S. and Iran are on a collision course. The name-calling and saber rattling are ominous. The New York Times headline reads: “Iran Calls U.S. ‘Desperate and Confused.’ Trump vows ‘Obliteration.’” Is Iran going to commit suicide by attacking the world’s most lethal milit... Read more

International Rescheduling of Cannabis

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Commission on Narcotic Drugs met in Vienna on Monday June 24 to hear a report by the World Health Organization's Expert Committee on Drug Dependence recommending that cannabis be rescheduled and removed from the list of banned substances. Read more

Socialism or Barbarism

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Good morning.  This is Frann Michel for the Well-Read Red, with some comments on “Socialism or Barbarism,”  a slogan most associated with the work of Rosa Luxemburg.  Luxemburg was born in Russian-controlled Poland in 1871 to a Jewish family, and early in her life becam... Read more

W.I..N.G.S.: Refugees on the US Border

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Today on Radiozine, we feature an episode from the Women's International News Gathering Service (WINGS). Producer Melinda Tuhus travelled to Arizona, Mexico, and the desert between to interview refugees and good Samaritans about what asylum seekers are fleeing from, what th... Read more

Venezuela - interview with PCASC

Airs at: Wed, 10/19/2005 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
Circle A Radio talks to Portland Central America Solidarity Committee members Robinette Jones and Megan Hise about the situation in Venezuela. Read more

“We of this bread will not eat any more”: Anarchist Prisoners in Italy on Hunger Strike

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 4:00pm - Tue, 06/04/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
In this minisode special, Bursts spoke with an anarchist comrade in Rome about the hunger strike initiated on May 29th by Anna and Silvia, two anarchists rounded up in police actions (Anna in Operazione Scripta Manent and Silvia in Operazione Scintilla) and still facing tri... Read more

Exploring Hidden Histories and the Legacy of Othering: The Vanport Mosaic Festival

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
From May 21 to June 5, 2019, the Vanport Mosaic Festival gives Portland area residents the opportunity to explore and confront our local past and recent history of “othering” and its tragic consequences. Through exhibits, documentary screenings, tours, theater, and dialogu... Read more

War on Iran?

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews John Feffer, director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, about John Bolton’s dangerous aggression toward Iran and obsession with regime change around the world, and how to mobilize to prevent war. Feffer's latest article ... Read more

Peace Talks Radio: Poems and Pen Pals for Peace

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
On this Radiozine, we bring an episode of Peace Talks Radio, featuring two women who are finding inspiration for peacemaking in the written word. Kim Rosen, author of the book Saved by a Poem, talks about how people struggling with personal conflict can find peace, comfort ... Read more

It Takes A Village To Get Promoted/Change A Nation ft. Bryson The Alien and Jenni Moore

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:45pm - Fri, 05/31/2019 at 12:45pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Artist Bryson the Alien and Portland Mercury Music Editor Jenni Moore stop by to drop some real. Read more