Global Affairs

The Amazon & the Health of the Planet

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This year the world watched with alarm as the Amazon Rainforest burned. While news coverage of those fires has receded as attention shifts to the fires of impeachment, the Amazon is still burning. For many people around the world it is hard to fathom rainforests on fire, ye... Read more

Talking with Pauline Park, trans activist and writer.

Airs at: Tue, 10/29/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Pauline Park, activist and author, is one of our favorite people to talk with on Preference. We've chatted in the past about censorship and queer community; and about LGBTQ solidarity with Palestinians. This week, we look forward to talking with Pauline about being an adopt... Read more

Local Humanitarian Reem Ghunaim teaches the world about peace

Airs at: Thu, 10/24/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Reem Ghunaim is the Executive Director for Rotarian Action Group for Peace. Soon, she plans to travel to Geneva, Switzerland, to speak at Geneva Peace Week, a gathering of global peacebuilding groups and UN representatives. KBOO's Annette Newell and Althea Billings spoke... Read more

Ep 95. LIVE! From The MOMENTOUS:MERCATUSPDX Magazine Launch

Airs at: Thu, 10/24/2019 at 9:00am - Thu, 10/31/2019 at 10:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Back in April, we were given the privilege of interviewing incredible creatives, policy makers, entrepreneurs, and innovators involved with the Mercatus PDX​ magazine launch at the Momentous event (Elevating, Connecting, & Celebrating Entrepreneurs of Color). We had HEAVY H... Read more

Chilean protests continue, millions demonstrating in the streets

Airs at: Wed, 10/23/2019 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Since Friday, social unrest has been mounting in Chile, with millions nationwide protesting in the streets. Last week, students started protesting fare hikes on the subway system, the second in two weeks. These demonstrations sparked more unrest, with unions across the ... Read more

Growth of Amphetamine-Type Stimulants and New Psychoactive Substances

Airs at: Wed, 10/23/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we hear about the growing concern over new psychoactive substances and amphetamine-type stimulants with audio from Martin Raithelhuber, PhD, and Gilberto Gerra, MD, both from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. Read more

The Global Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 10/16/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Discussions in the US about drugs these days are typically about either the marijuana industry or about opioids. We tend to have a very US-centric focus when it comes to drugs. Sure, other nations supply some drugs, but we rarely think about the impact of drug war on other ... Read more

Well-Read Red: Betraying the Kurds

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Roben White reads from “Betraying the Kurds” by David Finkel from the Solidarity webzine, October 11, 2019   Image by CIA [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons   Read more

It Takes A Village To Learn ft. Erica Fuller

Airs at: Sat, 10/12/2019 at 9:00am - Thu, 10/31/2019 at 9:15am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
NEW EPISODE ALERT Ok y’all, here’s the deal. We’ve been working our ASSES off for this podcast that we love so dearly, but it’s mostly BTS shit that not many see or hear. Well aren’t your ears in for a fuckin treat because we are FINALLY releasing new content!!!! We’re rele... Read more

Jack Moloney's Century: A Conversation with Per Fagereng

Airs at: Fri, 10/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  John Shuck speaks with radio host and author, Per Fagereng, about his novel, Jack Moloney's Century. The novel covers the 100 year life of Jack Moloney (1980-2080) as he moves from Ireland to Portland with many stops along the way through the world's transition from abun... Read more