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Tai Carpenter from Don’t Shoot Portland

Airs at: Thu, 09/14/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Tai spoke about Don't Shoot's free archiving workshop in partnership with the Portland Archives, called Better than a Shoebox: Preserving Your Family and Community History. Read more

Flood Plain Resilience and Tree Codes on the Chopping Block

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Once Oregon and Portland were environmental leaders but recently many of the city and state's noteworthy projects and policies find themselves on a potential chopping block. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Bob Sallinger, Urban Conservation director with Willamet... Read more

Who Will Own the Forests

Airs at: Mon, 09/11/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At the end of this month the World Forestry Center is sponsoring a conference called “Who Will Own the Forests.” For forest conservationists that’s a good question. On this episode of Locus Focus, we talk with Alex Budd, Alliance organizer for the Pacific NW Forest Climate ... Read more

March On Washington

Airs at: Mon, 09/11/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
We recently celebrated the 60th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Norm Diamond looks back at Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I have a dream” speech, and how it and King’s legacy has been distorted by the right and all too often misremembered... Read more

Greatest Hits: Larry Collins of People of Purpose and Associates

Airs at: Thu, 09/07/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Old Mole Variety Hour for September 11, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 09/11/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Street art with the face of Victor Jara; "Give us your strength and bravery to struggle." Artist unknown; sponsored by the Schools of Psychology of the State Universities of Chile. Photo by Marcela Urra and licensed under Creative Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wik... Read more

The Immortal Life of Victor Jara

Airs at: Mon, 09/11/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers reads excerpts from their essay “Victor Jara's Hands: An Anti-fascist Memoir-Festo and Brief Personal History of Neoliberalism” about the life and music of the Chilean folksinger who was tortured to death in the wake of the U.S.-supported Chilean coup. We ... Read more

The Other 9/11

Airs at: Mon, 09/11/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This is the 50th anniversary of the US-supported military coup in Chile that overthrew the democratically-elected, left-leaning government of Salvador Allende. Norm Diamond talks with Christian Araos about that history. They discuss how Allende was able to gain the presiden... Read more

Trees!!!! with Brenna Bell

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Just as we are realizing how important trees are for climate resilience, carbon storage and mitigating heat islands, political leaders are proposing to do away with tree codes and other forest protections. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Brenna Bell, Forest Clim... Read more