Activism

West Virginia v. EPA and the Rest of Us

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This summer the U.S. Supreme court decided a trifecta of scary rulings on abortion, gun rights and environmental protection. So far, the repeal of Roe v. Wade has drawn the most attention but the other two rulings are equally concerning. On this episode of Locus Focus we t... Read more

United States: Still the "greatest purveyor of violence in the world"?

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine has once again, as during the Cold War, drawn the geopolitical battle lines, forcing countries to choose sides. And once again the United States has positioned itself as the champion of democracy and the foe of evil in the world. But o... Read more

Without Legal Representation: Oregon's Public Defender Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Oregon attorney Tara Herivel about Oregon’s shortage of public defenders which deprives defendants’ constitutional right to a speedy trial. While criminal courts promise equal justice under the law, nationwide they are failing to provide effecti... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 8, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Sharon Grant hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: City Charter: The Portland Charter Commission — responsible to evaluate and make recommendations for changes in the structures and operations of Portland city government — has develo... Read more

Nukes and Environmental Justice

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Environmental racism in the nuclear sector began with the destructive harnessing of nuclear energy during World War II and continues to this day. Patricia Kullberg brings together multiple perspectives on the devastating impact of nuclear proliferation and waste on communit... Read more

Nukes, Energy and War

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hiroshima Day commemorates August 6 1945, the day when the US dropped an atomic bomb  on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, followed a few days later by dropping another atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki. Jan Haaken talks with long-time anti-nuclear activist Norman Solomon a... Read more

Not Another Fracked Gas Pipeline Expansion!

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on March 14, 2022 The Pacific Northwest has fought off two methanol refineries in Washington and an LNG Export terminal and pipeline in Coos Bay, but the fracked gas industry still has this region in its crosshairs. TC Energy is full steam ... Read more

Anti-colonial struggles in "Canada" with Kanahus Manuel

Airs at: Wed, 08/03/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With the Pope's recent visit again shining the spotlight on Canada's shameful treatment of its indigenous colonial subjects, including the abuse and murder or death by neglect of children stolen from their Native families and communities, we spend the hour with Indige... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 1, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Evicted: Ever get evicted? A lot of people have, especially in a period of rents skyrocketing and people clamoring for apartments, especially in Portland because landlords have had the... Read more

Ground Zero in the Battle for Abortion Rights

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On August 2 Kansans will vote on a constitutional amendment that opens the door to laws banning abortion. Following a Kansas Supreme Court ruling that the Kansas Constitution guarantees a woman’s bodily autonomy and therefore legal abortion (although the court has let stand... Read more