Activism

Episode One - Setting the Scene - Portland, OR

Airs at: Fri, 11/13/2020 at 12:00am - 12:15am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
In the late 1980s, Portland was a known haven for racist skinheads. They roamed  the core of Portland unhindered. This episode is about Portland back then, in the before, when Portland was a skinhead stomping ground. Read more

Free Lolita: Salish Sea Indigenous and environmental activists team up to free captive orca whale

Airs at: Thu, 11/12/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  It’s been 27 years since the movie 'Free Willie' launched an effort to free Keiko, the orca who was the star of the film—from his small tank in Mexico and return him to the wild. But there are many other orcas still in captivity, including one who has been living and per... Read more

Diversifying Power

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have won the election and despite Donald Trump's ongoing hissy fits, tens of millions of Americans are celebrating this victory for democracy. Yet this victory is attenuated by the millions of Americans who still voted for Trump and the other lea... Read more

Making the COVID-19 vaccine could mean the death of half a million sharks, but conservationists say there's another way

Airs at: Tue, 11/10/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Conservationists and scientists are now raising the alarm that as many as half a million sharks—many of them endangered—may be slaughtered in order to create a vaccine for COVID-19. However, there are alternatives. Voices for the Animals host and KBOO Reporter Michele Co... Read more

Buscando America on 11/10/20

Airs at: Tue, 11/10/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta emisión hablamos de las más recientes elecciones en EEUU y conversamos con el columnista Javier sierra sobre lo que se avecina en temas medio ambientales.  Desde Riobamba Ecuador, hablamos con Cayetana Salao aka Caye Cayejera rapera y activista social por los de... Read more

Drug Policy Reform Moves Ahead

Airs at: Wed, 11/11/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Oregon Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, was approved overwhelmingly by voters in the November general election. On this edition of Century of Lies we speak with Haven Wheelock, MPH, one of the chief petitioners for Measure 110, about the vo... Read more

Navajos help tip Arizona blue, and more on the elections from an Indigenous perspective

Airs at: Wed, 11/11/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With the narrow exception of Bill Clinton in 1996, Arizona has voted Republican for president in every election going back to Harry Truman in 1948. Though this year's race is also very slim (and as of this writing the lead is still narrowing), it appears that Arizona ... Read more

Organizing in Academia

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers talks with Sarah Chivers and Samantha Edgerton, organizers with the new Pacific Northwest Inter-Campus Organizing Collective, and with Lakota Cheyenne activist Roben White, about the upcoming November 13 virtual Pacific Northwest wide organizing summit: "O... Read more

BLM and Defend Democracy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers speaks with Ray Austin, an organizer with Portland's Black Lives Matter movement and Diane Meisenhelter of the Defend Democracy Coalition, about ongoing organizing to defend democracy as the 2020 election season winds down.  Read more

Now What?

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews John Cavanagh, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington D.C. They discuss what a Biden Administration might do on the great issues of our day if mightily pushed by the left including climate change, pandemics, racism, militarism, an... Read more