Government/Politics

Voices from the Edge of City Hall

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On the eve of her swearing in as Portland's first Black woman city council member, JoAnn Hardesty wrote to her supporters: "On Wednesday, January 2nd at 9 AM, I will be officially sworn into office and take on the great challenge ahead at City Hall.  While I have no doubt t... Read more

Sanho Tree

Airs at: Sun, 02/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we talk with guest Sanho Tree, longtime drug policy reformer and Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, about White House drug policy, harm reduction, Kamala Harris, and Joe Biden. Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Wendy Willis

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Wendy Willis, author of the new essay collection, These Are Strange Times, My Dear: Field Notes from the Republic, from Counterpoint Press. Wendy is a Portland-based writer, poet, and lawyer. She’s published two books of poetry, and her work has... Read more

Town Hall on the Joint Terrorism Task Force

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Field Mole Desiree Hellegers brings excerpts from the January 16 townhall on a proposal for Portland to once again withdraw from the Joint Terrorism Task Force or JTTF. A vote will be held on the proposal this coming Wednesday at 2 p.m. at City Hall. Background on the h... Read more

Anti-Fascist Struggle in Europe and Repression in Russia

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
This week, we feature two segments on the show: an interview with a Russian anarchist about the recent ramping up of torture and repression by the FSB in Russia against anarchists and anti-fascists  (00:14:13); and a chat with Patrick Strickland, author of "Alerta! Alerta!:... Read more

Ep. 79 It Takes A Village To Raise A Chanti ft. Chanti Darling

Airs at: Tue, 02/05/2019 at 12:00am - Thu, 02/28/2019 at 12:00pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
VVP is back and with a VERY SPECIAL guest that will have you seeing ~st*rs~  @chantidarling comes thru to the studio to discuss the pdx music scene and his own career path which led to the boptastic RNB, Vol 1. If you’re living under a rock and haven’t already, buy the albu... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 11, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts this episode, with these segments: Bill Resnick talks with Alex Zielinski, news editor of the Portland Mercury, about Portland policing. Desiree Hellegers reports with audio from last month’s community info session on Portland’s involvement in the Joi... Read more

Press**watch: Socialism frightens the Prez

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
The Fool on the Hill says the USA stands against socialism, but in order to say so, he had to get to the lectern and say the Word, the Word that must not be said. So, naturally, it is time to promote socialism in the USA! Read more

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