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Portland City Council's Backroom Deal

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In late August 2021, after months of grassroots pressure, Portland City Council rejected Zenith Energy's Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS) that was required before the company could get a Clean Air permit from Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. Despite Zenith... Read more

Mobilization against APEC: looking back and moving forward

Airs at: Wed, 09/20/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Host Paul Roland welcomes three guests to look back at the mobilization against the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit held in Seattle in August: Katie Comfort,  US Coordinator of the International Women's Alliance; Johnny Olson member of Migrante Portland and re... Read more

Flood Plain Resilience and Tree Codes on the Chopping Block

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Once Oregon and Portland were environmental leaders but recently many of the city and state's noteworthy projects and policies find themselves on a potential chopping block. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Bob Sallinger, Urban Conservation director with Willamet... Read more

Reschedule or Deschedule?

Airs at: Wed, 09/13/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Reschedule or Deschedule? The Drug Enforcement Administration is set to review marijuana’s placement in Schedule One. To learn more we hear from Shaleen Title, Founder and Director of the Parabola Center. Plus: a new report by the UK House of ... Read more

Trees!!!! with Brenna Bell

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Just as we are realizing how important trees are for climate resilience, carbon storage and mitigating heat islands, political leaders are proposing to do away with tree codes and other forest protections. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Brenna Bell, Forest Clim... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 18, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this Labor Day Special of the Old Mole, which was postponed from September 4 due to unexpected problems with production. Today's show includes the following segments: A Lifetime of Labor Struggle: Bill Resnick interviews Dianne Feeley who has fought her... Read more

Legal Strategies for Climate Justice, Part One

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The fight against construction of Enbridge Company's Line 3 in Minnesota, carrying tar sands oil from Canada through the Midwest, was the largest Indigenous-led pipeline resistance in North America after Standing Rock. Opposition from 2017-2021 brought thousands of people f... Read more

Cracked: The Future of Dams in a Hot, Chaotic World

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This Program Originally Aired on June 26, 2023 Throughout history, mankind has dammed rivers at the cost of wild fish, Indigenous peoples, forested land, and healthy watersheds. Adding to the havoc of today’s climate-change-induced weather extremes and water shortages, ... Read more

Multnomah County vs. Big Oil, with John Wasiutynski

Airs at: Mon, 08/28/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on July 17, 2023 Last June Multnomah County filed suit against several of the largest fossil fuel and coal-producing corporations to hold them accountable for damages from the 2021 Pacific Northwest Heat Dome, one of the deadliest and most ... Read more

UPS Teamster Tentative Agreement - Will Members Vote Yes?

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Kier Anderson, UPS part-time package handler, and Brandon Findley, UPS driver, discuss the new tentative labor agrement between the Teamsters union and United Parcel Service.  With three weeks to vote, UPS workers are debating whether to accept the agreement or vote no and ... Read more