Environment/Climate

The Students Climate Strike

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with local students who helped organize last Friday’s (March 15) Student Climate Strike here in Portland. In Part One, we hear from Solomon Duke, senior at Franklin High.  He is a founder of the Portland Youth Climate Council and one of the organizers of ... Read more

Wednesday Talk Radio

Airs at: Wed, 03/06/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio

The Old Mole Variety Hour For March 18th, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes Bill Resnick talks with Portland students who helped organize last Friday’s (March 15) Student Climate Strike. In Part One, we hear from Solomon Duke, senior at Franklin High.  He is a founder of the Portl... Read more

A Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On March 15 students around the world are going on strike. Inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, they are walking out of school to demand meaningful and impactful action on climate change. With their futures at stake, young people are striking to call for... Read more

Methane increasing, Antarctic melting, capitalists keep speculating...

Airs at: Wed, 03/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Opening song: "Carry It On"by Buffy Sainte-Marie on "Medicine Songs" Articles read from/mentioned on/relevant to today's show: Methane in the atmosphere is surging, and that's got scientists worried, March 2, LA Times Climate Change's Worst Outcome: Thermohaline Shut... Read more

Oregon's DEQ and the Oregonian's Limited Critique

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick congratulates the Oregonian for its expose of the Oregon Dept of Environmental Quality, the Oregon Legislature, and the companies who successfully demand the right to bathe us in dangerous pollution. He disputes that this happens mostly as a product of campaign... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for March 11, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Thom Becker hosts this edition of the Old Mole, and we hear: 1. Bill Resnick talks with John T. James about the extent and the causes of fatal medical errors. 2. Frann Michel discusses Earth Strike. 3. How and why the capital-labor struggle disappeared from political c... Read more

Earth Strike

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  (Frann Michel for the Old Mole Variety Hour March 11, 2019; School Strike image by Leonhard Lenz [CC0])   Young climate activists have called for a one-day school strike on March 15th. Earth Strike, as it’s also called, is expected to be the largest yet of these events... Read more

Fukushima 8 Years Later

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
On March 11, 2011, Japan experiened a magnitude 9 earthquake. The tsunami and destruction that resulted irreparably damanged the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant causing radiation leaks and tons of radioactive waste.  Anti-nuclear activists continue to push for govern... Read more

Poetry and Science

Airs at: Fri, 03/08/2019 at 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Poetry and sound with Judith Arcana of Poetry and Everything, Tiel Ansari of Wider Window Poetry, and Nikki Martin of Threshold Shift. We'll be exploring the intersections between poetry and sound, words and representation, art and science on this International Womxn's Day.... Read more