Activism

The U.S. Supreme Court announces it will hear Mississippi's case to ban abortion after 15 weeks

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On May 17th, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear a case from Mississippi regarding a law to ban most abortions after 15 weeks. Beginning likely in October, the majority conservative court will hear an abortion case about the pre-viability of a fetus for th... Read more

Climate Action Movements

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Climate Action Movements. Bill Resnick talks to an old Portland friend, Patrick Mazza, once editor of the dear departed Portland Alliance, has been front line fighter in the Climate Action movements from the beginning, with two notable arrests in mass direct action, o... Read more

Psychedelic-enhanced Therapy

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    In November, Oregon became the first state to legalize the use of psilocybin, the main active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” for mental health treatment in supervised settings. The field of psychedelic-enhanced therapy has gained particular momentum as a promising a... Read more

The College for All Act

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  The College for All Act would make tuition free for students with household income under $125,000. It’s reportedly “the most substantial federal investment in higher education in the modern history of the United States,” with “transformative potential… on par with Presid... Read more

Honest Elections Coalition seizes opportunity for meaningful campaign finance reform in Oregon

Airs at: Thu, 06/03/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Oregon is a state that enjoys certain electoral protections that other states have struggled to maintain, like automatic voter registration, and mail in ballots. But the election process in the state is far from ideal. Campaigns in Oregon are among the most expensive in ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers hosts and dedicates the show to Water Protectors working to stop Enbridge Line 3, with related music and commentary threaded throughout. Denise Morris produces.   The College for All Act would make tuition free for students with household income under... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Coming up on Monday, June 7   In November, Oregon became the first state to legalize the use of psilocybin, the main active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” for mental health treatment in supervised settings. The field of psychedelic-enhanced therapy has gained particular... Read more

Death Penalty in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Aliza Kaplan, Director of the Criminal Justice Reform Clinic, shares her expertise about the history of the death penalty in Oregon, recent changes, and the current status of the law. This was one in a series of programs in 2021by the Beaverton City Library’s One Book, One ... Read more

Finding the Mother Tree

Airs at: Mon, 06/28/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program was originall broadcast on May 3, 2021 Is it possible that trees are sentient beings, rather than simply the source of timber and pulp? For decades forest ecologist Suzanne Simard has been exploring the complicated, interdependent communities that are forest... Read more

Celebrating the Thin Green Line

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program first aired on April 19, 2021 For nearly two decades communities across the Pacific Northwest have been fighting off multiple efforts to turn the region into a fossil fuel export hub. Today we’ll look back at the successes of what Eric de Place with Sightli... Read more