Energy/Natural Resources

Overproduction and Overdevelopment in China

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the second of a three part interview, Bill Resnick and China watcher Richard Smith discuss whether China's growth model (state capitalism and a welfarist police state to discipline labor) can maintain its remarkable challenge to U.S. global supremacy. For more on China,... Read more

Notes from the Psychedelic Underground: Michael Pollan

Airs at: Tue, 12/18/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The legalization of marijuana across the U.S. and Canada is making headline news. The study of the medical uses of psilocybin (and other psychedelics) does not. Academic research of psilocybin found in hallucinogenic mushrooms, lysergic acid, and ecstasy is ongoing at ma... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 17, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode, which includes: Overproduction and Overdevelopment in China: Bill Resnick and Richard Smith talk about China's over-productive economy Ecopoetry: Frann Michel comments on the political significance of poetry and shares some poetry about clim... Read more

Hanford's Legacy: Renamed or Contained?

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The United States Department of Energy wants to reclassify 70,000 gallons of high-level nuclear waste in a cluster of tanks near the Columbia River. DOE’s proposal seeks to reclassify the pollution as low-level waste so that DOE can fill the tanks with grout and leave the w... Read more

Bears Ears, Chaco Canyon and BLM Lease Auctions with Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 8:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  A year after Trump reduced the size of the Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent, the BLM has been auctioning off oil and gas leases near sacred sites like Bears Ears and Chaco Canyon. An update from Jacqueline Keeler, editor of Edge of Morning: Native Voices Speak... Read more

Is China Destined to Become the New World Hegemon?

Airs at: Mon, 12/10/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the first of a three part interview Bill Resnick interviews China scholar Richard Smith on how China became a world economic and political power, able to challenge U.S. world supremacy, and thus fulfill its historical destiny as they see it--to lead the world.  For more,... Read more

Evening News on 12/10/18

Airs at: Mon, 12/10/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
City of Portland Audit An audit has found problems with how the City of Portland is directing environmental restoration projects and "green streets" designed to control storm water. OPB reported that the Bureau of Environmental Services is spending millions on projects ai... Read more

The Facts and Fiction of George H.W. Bush

Airs at: Mon, 12/10/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  The Segregationist Roots of the 'School Choice' Movement...Plus Headlines on the Green New Deal and More  Gerald Horne, Dianne Ravitch, Pam Tau Lee, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 3, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 12/03/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this edition of the Old Mole, and we hear these segments: 1. Bill Resnick and Jeremy Brecher discuss the proposal sponsored by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a Green New Deal. 2. Clayton Morgareidge shows how a Green New Deal would run against the g... Read more

Commentary: A Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 12/03/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge lays out the enormous changes demanded by a Green New Deal, and argues that the movement  behind a Green New Deal has to be anti-capitalist. You can read this commentary here. Photo Credit: The Clarion Read more