Government/Politics

Community Energy in Lancaster, California

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Kathy Wells who's been organizing and managing the build out of Lancaster, CA's public community energy system which is moving toward zero carbon including transportation. Lancaster is 60 miles NE of L.A., 120,000 folks in the high desert. Read more

Power, Politics and Nature in the Tar Sands

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks with Ian Urquhart author of the recent book, Costly Fix: Power, Politics, and Nature in the Tar Sands. Ian Urquhart is a professor of political science at University of Alberta. They discuss the post-1995 Alberta tar sands boom, and how the state inflat... Read more

New York Grand Jury to Hear 9/11 Evidence

Airs at: Fri, 02/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  This is from a press release dated November 26th, 2018 from The Lawyers' Committee for 9/11 Inquiry:   The Lawyers’ Committee for 9/11 Inquiry, a nonprofit public interest organization, announces its receipt of a letter from the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District o... Read more

009 Corporate Personhood

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
  This episode begins with a primer on the nature and scope of corporations including corporate profits/taxation/political influence/crime. My guest David Delk (Chair of the Oregon Progressive Party and national Co-Chair of the Alliance for Democracy) and I discuss the his... Read more

008 Complicit

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
  This episode calls out those who are complicit in the disastrous presidency of Donald Trump, from evangelical Christians (comparing Trump’s actions to Christ’s words in the Bible), to members of the two main political parties, to the press, to uninvolved citizens. It dis... Read more

005 Air Pollution - Purifying the Miasma

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
  Together, air, water, soil, chemical, and occupational pollution cause over 9 million deaths worldwide each year, or 1/6 deaths worldwide. This is three times as many deaths as malaria, tuberculosis, and AIDS combined. Our guest today is Mary Peveto, president, Neighbors... Read more

004 Housing and Homelessness

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
  This episode begins with a brief history of housing policy and homelessness in the United States and how poor living conditions effect our health and wellbeing. Our guest Allison McIntosh, Deputy Director of Policy and Communications at Neighborhood Partnerships, will di... Read more

003 Nuclear Weapons and the Campaign to Abolish Them

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
  This episode begins with brief history of the instruments of war leading up to a discussion of the health and environmental consequences of nuclear weapons. Our guest Chuck Johnson, Nuclear Power Program Director at Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), will... Read more

JO ANN IS BACK! Wtih Jason Kafoury and Julia Degraw

Airs at: Thu, 01/31/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty will be discussing the Oregon Supreme Court taking up campaign finance limits with Jason Kafoury and Julia Degraw Read more

In-Depth: Letha Winston, Mother of Patrick Kimmons and Activist for Justice and Police Accountability

Airs at: Tue, 01/29/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Patrick Kimmons was fatally shot by Portland police in the early morning of September 30 in 2018. Since then, Letha Winston--mother of the 27-year-old father and baker--has led protests every Wednesday morning at 10:00 AM, marching from the Multnomah County Courthouse to Ci... Read more