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Centering Culture in Climate Resilience

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
An attack on our homelands and waterways is an assault on our sovereignty, tribal treaty rights, fishing rights and human rights to flourish and thrive and cultivate our natural foods like the salmon. Indigenous people are rooted in the ways of the natural world here in the... Read more

Missing and Murdered Indigenous People, Fossil Fuels, Man Camps, and a Case for Divestment, Reinvestment, and Reparations:

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The sexual exploitation, torture and disappearance of Native Americans has deep historical roots, beginning in 1492. In some parts of the country, Native women experience rates of murder ten times higher than the national average. Rates of violence spike with the introducti... Read more

The Hottest Places in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 07/10/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On June 28, 2021, Portland State Geography Professor Vivek Shandas drove around Portland on this hottest day ever recorded in the city, measuring the temperatures of the pavement in various neighborhoods around town. And what he found was a dramatic discrepancy between the ... Read more

SCOTUS and Indian Country

Airs at: Wed, 07/05/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Portland-based Navajo/Dakota writer and activist Jacqueline Keeler joins host Paul Roland for the first Wednesday instead of the second this month.   https://atmos.earth/colorado-river-navajo-supreme-court/?fbclid=IwAR0tHs44gx3E0BGeQL6oMkp9p4_pZ1zFwwwm5Sdm5MFnawrxgHcy... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 3, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 07/03/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode fo the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Making Peace with China: Several top military officials and many pundit “experts” are predicting that mutual U.S. and China provocations by warships and fighter planes on and over the ... Read more

Strike!

Airs at: Mon, 07/03/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Johanna Brenner interviews two Portland UPS workers about how 350,000 UPS workers nationally are preparing for a strike and how Portland Teamsters are organizing. The contract between the Teamsters Union and UPS expires July 31 and so far the company is not budging.  Neithe... Read more

Totality of Circumstances | June 27, 2023

Airs at: Tue, 06/27/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This month's show focuses on the recent interactions between the Police Accountability Commission (PAC) and Portland City Council, as the PAC gets closer to its August 31 deadline to present the council with its complete plan for a new police oversight system. This show... Read more

Eugene vs. NW Natural Encore

Airs at: Mon, 07/03/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
    This program aired originally on April 3, 2023 On February 7, the Eugene City Council voted to phase out fossil fuels like gas in new homes and buildings, the first city in Oregon to take this step that will cut climate pollution, improve air quality, and lower utilit... Read more

Voices For The Animals-Free Toki & Chendra

Airs at: Fri, 06/23/2023 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  Animals held in captivity for our entertainment at parks and zoos often live desperate, terrible lives--at the very least they suffer from endless sensory deprivation, boredom, and loneliness. On our next show, host Michele Coppola talks with Howard Garrett, founder of t... Read more

Providence Nurses on Strike !

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Nurses and Clinicians at Providence Portland Medical Center, Providence Home Health and Hospice and Providence Seaside Hospital went on strike for five days, beginning Monday. June 19th.  At a kick-off march and rally with over a thousand healthcare workers and their allies... Read more