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Food Alliance Certification: how food choices can support the environment, social justice & humane treatment of animals

Airs at: Wed, 11/24/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Recovery Zone
With little regard for animal suffering, the environment, or fair labor practices, our conventional food system has been based on the premise that food is a commodity that should be cheap and plentiful--the costs, even to our health, are downplayed.  Scott Exo, executive di... Read more

Voices from the edge on 10-7-2010

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Should the Portland Police be subject to random drug testing? Jo Ann and Dave discuss the City of Portland's proposal to require random drug-testing of Portland police officers. The conversation doesn't end when the program does. You can join in additional discussion of th... Read more

Uranium

    Uranium Uranium is an award winning short film on the consequences of uranium mining in Canada. Narrated by Buffy Sainte-Marie, the 48-minute film explores how uranium mining can impact the environment, the health of those who are employed in the industry, and t... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 09/30/2010

Airs at: Thu, 09/30/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
#cg_msg_content div { margin: 0px; } Lies, damn lies and export statistics: A conversation about the impact of free trade agreements on our communities President Obama recently announced plans to push through the Korea Free Trade Agreement immediately after the November... Read more

The Story Behind Shark's Fin Soup; Grand Central Bakery's Piper Davis

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2010 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
  The Food Show is back after our summer hiatus!   First, we look at the local (and international) controversy over shark's fin soup. Researchers estimate that as many as 73 million sharks are slaughtered each year for their fins. We have two in-studio guests. Portland ... Read more

The D - US Social Forum 2010

Airs at: Wed, 07/21/2010 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
This June, the US Social Forum took place in Detroit, Michigan.  Circle A Radio brings you audio from this massive convergence of movement elders, social justice activists, and community organizers from all over the United States and the World! This program features Sophia... Read more

Dr. Sherri Speede from the Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center

Airs at: Mon, 08/23/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Host Lisa Loving speaks with Dr. Sheri Speede, founder of the Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center and In Defense of Animals-Africa (IDA-Africa), about saving chimpanzees and gorillas. Moving to the Portland, Oregon area in 1988, Dr. Speede soon became a partner in Pacific... Read more

PDX author Ann Littlewood on her 2nd 'zoo-dunnit:' "Did Not Survive"

Airs at: Thu, 08/05/2010 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ed Goldberg speaks with Portland author Ann Littlewood about her second "zoo-dunnit", "Did Not Survive," published by Poisoned Pen Press. The mystery continues where "Night Kill" left off. Now-pregnant zoo keeper Iris Oakley finds her boss gravely injured in an elephan... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/15/2010

Airs at: Thu, 07/15/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Portland City Council voted 3-2 this morning to let police unit commanders have a vote in certain cases before the new police review board.  Does this make the new board "structurally flawed" or does it increase accountability as commissioners supporting the change claim? V... Read more

OHSU Animal rights protest

Airs at: Mon, 06/28/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Around fifty people protested outside of an OHSU facility in Hillsboro today, drawing attention the center’s use of primates in drug research. The center has been criticized for several citations it received for violating the animal welfare act. Read more