Government/Politics

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 21, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Thom Becker hosts this episode of the Old Mole including segments: Street Journalism: Bill Resnick interviews former KBOO news director Lisa Loving  on the craft and importance of local journalism. Flooding on Yankton Sioux Reservation: Desiree Hellegers and Roben White in... Read more

Opioid Overdose Prevention Program

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
With opioid overdose a leading cause of death following prison release, a new program was launched in June 2019 to prevent opioid overdose among women who are released from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, Oregon’s only women’s prison.  Host Karen James interviews Eliza... Read more

Multnomah County Commissioners hold public hearing on energy goals; Pacific Power criticized by activists for doing too little

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  This week the Multnomah County Commissioners held a public hearing on the progress towards the county’s 100 percent clean energy goal. The county a major energy consumer, and at the hearing, Portland General Electric, Northwest Natural and Pacific Power gave presentation... Read more

A Talk with Joshua Wright of Liberation Literacy

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Isabelle Sinclair for a discussion with Joshua Wright of Liberation Literacy, who, while still incarcerated in Columbia River Correctional Institution (CRCI), helped found their inside/out reading group in 2016. Joshua has also worked with numerous other organizat... Read more

Activist block Port of Vancouver in protest of Trans Mountain Pipeline

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Activist have shut down the Port of Vancouver today to protest the import of Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion infrastructure through Washington State. The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion would transport tar sands oil across Canada, from the Alberta Tar Sands to the sh... 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

Press**Watch

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Join me for a brief peek behind the video veil, and an interview with Green Party Presidential primary candidate Howie Hawkins.     I'm so glad to be back!  I was at the Grass Roots Radio Conference in Rochester, New York.  I also visited the WOOC studios in Troy.   Here... Read more

Holocaust survivor Laureen Nussbaum unveils new book

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Longtime Portland resident and Holocaust survivor Laureen Nussbaum has a new book, "Shedding our Stars, the story of Hans Calmeyer and how he saved thousands of families like mine," which details how a German bureaucrat saved over 3,700 Jews in Amsterdam from certain dea... Read more

"Close the Camps PDX" holds rally

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  On October 14, the newly formed coalition “Close the Camps PDX” held a rally in downtown Portland today for No Deportations on Stolen Land. KBOO’s Jezaniah Hawthorne reporting. Read more