Global Affairs

The Future of Ganja in the Caribbean

Airs at: Wed, 04/21/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: A discussion about the future of ganja in the Caribbean with Faith Graham, CEO of the Jamaican government’s Cannabis Licensing Authority; Vicki Hanson with the International Center for Cannabis Research, she’s also a PhD candidate in public pol... Read more

Ending Stigma, Saving Lives

Airs at: Wed, 04/07/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Anyone’s Child and the Transform Drug Policy Foundation hosted a webinar recently entitled Take Drugs Seriously: Voices on the ground. On this week’s show we hear from some of the speakers, including Penny McCanny, the mother of Aidan and a campaigner with Anyone’s Child; P... Read more

The Pentagon and Afghanistan Papers w/ Hedrick Smith - Ep 97

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Pentagon Papers, we sat down with Hedrick Smith, award winning journalist and producer, who was one of the principle journalists covering the initial release of the Pentagon Papers. Hedrick's YouTube channel - The People Vs. Th... Read more

Conversation with Alfred Webre

Airs at: Fri, 03/26/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
On this episode, join Ender Black with acclaimed researcher, activist, author, futurist, Alfred Lambremont Webre, JD, MEd, graduate of Yale Law School and a former Fulbright Scholar. He has taught economics at Yale University and constitutional law at the University of Texa... Read more

Coalition emerges opposing ambassador appointment for Rahm Emanuel

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  President Biden is reportedly considering former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to be ambassador to Japan or China. In response, a coalition of organizations has submitted a public letter to the administration saying that they strongly oppose the nomination of Emanuel to be... Read more

Virtual PIFF - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended conversation about the 44th Portland International Film Festival, we spend an extra 20 minutes with three local filmmakers whose new projects are highlights of the festival lineup.   Dawn Jones Redstone has teamed up with Artists Repertory Theatre to cre... Read more

Patriotic Dissent: America in the Age of Endless War - Ep 78 (Evergreen)

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
This is a evergreen episode.  It was originally aired on September 7, 2020.  It's here folks!!  Danny's new book is out first thing tomorrow.  You can find it right here at Heyday Books.  For this episode, Danny and I broke down the book a bit, discussing the differences b... Read more

Saving Lives In New Mexico

Airs at: Wed, 03/10/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The state of New Mexico is considering how to authorize and open supervised consumption facilities in that state, we hear from the chief sponsor of House Bill 123, NM State Representative Deborah Armstrong, and Emily Kaltenbach with the Drug Policy Alliance. Plus we hear fr... Read more

Virtual Portland International Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The Portland International Film Festival is normally a highlight of the rainy season's arts calendar.  Thanks to the pandemic lockdown, all of this year's events are presented either online or at the Cinema Unbound Drive-In. Three local filmmakers join us to talk about t... Read more

Legal observer says El Salvadoran election displayed intimidation of voters and vote counters alike

Airs at: Thu, 03/04/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The legislative elections in El Salvador took place on February 28th, and Oregon local Maria Silva was there, as a legal observer. Silva works with MORENA chapter of Oregon, and she recounted her observations from the election to KBOO's Ethan Sandweiss.  President Nayib... Read more