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Airs at: Wed, 12/11/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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I’m Crazy Because They Say So: Gaslighting in “Mental Health," with John Herold

Airs at: Wed, 12/04/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  The term 'gaslighting' has recently gained greater currency in the age of Trump and 'fake news,' but its colloquial use to describe efforts to manipulate someone's perception of reality go back to the 1960's. Originally based on the 1938 play "Gas Light" and its two film... Read more

Water for Warm Springs: MRG fund established to help address tribal water crisis

Airs at: Wed, 11/27/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  On May 31, 2019 the Tribal Council of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs approved an emergency disaster declaration due to immediate health threats resulting from a 14” water main line break in the Shitike Creek. Because of public utilities capital maintenance defer... Read more

Thanksgiving on the Streets, with 3rd Wednesday Crew

Airs at: Wed, 11/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    What are your Thanksgiving traditions? How might those change if you lost your home? Join Paul, Portland Assembly and guests to discuss the ways folks living on the streets try to stay connected to family and community during the holidays. We’ll also talk about what T... Read more

From Alcatraz to Standing Rock: 50 Years of Native Resistance, with LaNada War Jack

Airs at: Wed, 11/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    On November 20, 1969, dozens of Native American activists led by Richard Oakes, LaNada Means (War Jack), and others occupied Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay. Around 90 people kept the occupation going for a remarkable 19 months. War Jack (Shoshone Bannock) w... Read more

Staying Sane in an Insane Society

Airs at: Wed, 11/06/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Unsettling Truths: A Conversation with Independent Presidential Candidate Mark Charles

Airs at: Wed, 10/30/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Dine'/Dutch-American speaker, writer and presidential candidate Mark Charles was recently in Portland for Indigenous Peoples' Day and a campaign event. He sat down with host Paul Roland to talk about his campaign, his new book, Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumani... Read more

Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress, an interview with Christopher Ryan

Airs at: Wed, 10/23/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Today's show will be a taped interview Paul did with Christopher Ryan, who is in town to speak at Powell's, but couldn't stay to be live on the program. Paul will take calls in the last half of the broadcast. Check out Chris's website here. Opening/closing song: Civi... Read more

Scary Housing Stories To Tell In The Dark

Airs at: Wed, 10/16/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    This morning our host Paul Roland is joined by Sara and Jon from Portland Assembly to talk about housing horror stories, and the news that’s making us anxious this week. We’ll hear stories about the sweeps from folks who’ve lived them, tell some scary housing stories... Read more

Behind the Front Lines of Climate Disruption: in South Dakota, with co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 10/09/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Like New Orleans' Ninth Ward after Katrina, Houston after Harvey and Puerto Rico after Maria (though clearly on a lesser scale), the Yankton Sioux tribe in southeastern South Dakota has been reeling from the effects of the "bomb cyclone" that hit the region in March, ... Read more

The Therapeutic Use of Psychedelics

Airs at: Wed, 10/02/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Wednesday Talk Radio's first Wednesday focus on mental and emotional health and healing, cognitive liberty and neurodiversity. Guests include Jordan Weiss, newly appointed treasurer of the Portland Psychedelic Society, field mycologist and educator and Lydia Lutsyshyna, ... Read more