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André Middleton on Friends of Noise

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Find out more about their programs, projects and events online here. Read more

Dan Meek on Honest Elections Oregon

Airs at: Thu, 11/02/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
If organizers can collect enough signatures to put it on the ballot, Initiative Petition 9 will create actual limits to campaign contributions and more.  Find out how you can get involved and what's at stake. Read more

Will Oregon Become a Hub for So-called Renewable Fuel?

Airs at: Mon, 11/20/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At a critical bend in the Columbia River Estuary, a company called NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc., is seeking to build a new, massive renewable diesel refinery. The proposed refinery at Port Westward would be one of the largest producers of renewable diesel on the West Coast. M... Read more

#SafeSupplyNow

Airs at: Wed, 11/08/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: #SafeSupplyNow. On November 3, hundreds of people in Vancouver, BC and Toronto, Ontario marched and rallied in support of the Drug User Liberation Front, harm reduction, and safe supply. We hear one of the speakers at the Vancouver rally, DJ L... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 13, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Crypto and Fraud: After the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX last November, federal prosecutors charged the company's founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, with fraud and what ... Read more

The Brave New World of Renewable Diesel

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
There is no question that we need to cut our carbon emissions substantially and quickly in order to prevent our planet from becoming uninhabitable. While the move to electrify transportation is an obvious step toward decarbonization, the fossil fuel industry has other ideas... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 6, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Water Wars: Water wastage, access to water, and water packaging are key issues in world-wide struggles around equity and climate change. Laurie Mercier interviews Daniel Jaffee, prof... Read more

The Other 9/11

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On our September 11 program, we examined the 1973 coup in Chile that overthrew a democratically elected socialist government. Old Mole Luisa Martinez was in Chile for the 50-year commemoration. She talks with Norm Diamond about what it was like to participate in the events ... Read more

Water Wars

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Water wastage, access to water, and water packaging are key issues in world-wide struggles around equity and climate change. Laurie Mercier interviews Daniel Jaffee, professor at Portland State University, on his important new book, Unbottled: The Fight against Plastic Wate... Read more

Incarceration of Native Women

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Dr. Carma Corcoran; the Director of Indian Law Program at Lewis & Clark Law School and Adjunct Professor at Indigenous Nations Studies at Portland State University.  Discussion will focus on her recent book publication, "The Incarceration of Nativ... Read more