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FLASHPOINTS with Dennis Bernstein

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Today on Flashpoints: Will the South Korean parliament vote to impeach their president: we'll have a special update with Flashpoints regional correspondent Kay Jay Noh: then we spend the rest of the hour hearing some free speech from activist Medea Benjamin. Read more

Robert Jensen, Plain Radical

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas.  He returns to Progressive Spirit to discuss his book, Plain Radical: Living, Loving, and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully.  He calls this book a "polemical memoir" in that it is a s... Read more

Our Annual Year In Review (part one)

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2016 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
At this time of year we do our annual recognition of those who have transcended throughout the year.  And this year has been quite eventful, in terms of that.  We also want to recognize this year as being one of many tests; where the universe forced people to have to take a... Read more

Rally to save wild salmon

Airs at: Tue, 12/06/2016 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Advocacy groups are joining efforts to rally for wild salmon and steelhead in the Snake River. 4 dams are being proposed for removal along the lower Snake River. The Army Corps of Engineers will be holding a meeting to take public comments on Dec. 7, so advocates are holdin... Read more

Army Corp Cancels Easement, Direct Action and NoDAPL turn Prayerful

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2016 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Direct Action Alliance held a protest yesterday against the Dakota Pipeline, in solidarity with the Water Protectors at Standing Rock. The protest turned into a prayerful gathering to acknowledge the news that the Army Corps of Engineers decided to not grant an easement... Read more

Workers Won't Back Down: The Fight for $15

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  On Building Bridges: as newly-elected politicians and newly-empowered corporate special interests threaten an extremist agenda to move the country to the right, working Americans announced that their 4-year-old Fight for $15 will not back down & that any efforts to block... Read more

Pedal Power Fueling Standing Rock

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
This Wednesday we'll be speaking with Portland activist Mike Cobb about how bikes are keeping the Standing Rock Protest powered and connected to media live from Standing Rock. Also joining will be Energy Bikes from NYC who are also on site. We'll look at why alternative pow... Read more

A look at the Army Corp of Engineer's decision to deny the DAPL easement

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Guest host Jacqueline Keeler takes an in depth look at the decision and reaction from Standing Rock.  What's next for the indigenous resistance camp of over 5000 people?  The federal agency's decision to halt construction came just as Water Protectors welcomed a large de... Read more

Victory @ Standing Rock!

Airs at: Mon, 12/05/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil and Celeste talk Standing Rock.  What does the denial of the easement by the Army Corp of Engineers mean for the fate of DAPL?  Is this a temporary victory and what effect will the looming Trump presidency have on the decision?    Call in to discuss Standing Rock... Read more

Standing Rock and the Trans Mountain Pipeline

Airs at: Mon, 12/05/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As we continue to try to make sense of where the world is hurtling toward as Donald Trump prepares to become the 45th president of the United States, we follow up on last week's discussion about the fight to keep gigantic fossil fuel projects from being built in the Northwe... Read more