Government/Politics

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Old Mole Variety Hour for April 18, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  A Pace College student in a gas mask "smells" a magnolia blossom in City Hall Park on Earth Day, April 22, 1970, in New York. Image via Flickr Patricia Kullberg hosts this Earth Day special on the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Indigenous Visions: This... Read more

Rural Electric Cooperatives and the Promise of Democracy

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  A map of rural electric cooperatives in the US, from the Rural Electric Cooperative Toolkit. Bill Resnick talks to R. K. Upadhya about worker cooperatives, which could provide the left with a way to demonstrate the democratic ideals on which the economy should be run. B... Read more

Resisting the Gas Industry

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For decades we have been sold the story-line that natural gas is the best and cleanest fuel for cooking and heating. More recently the gas industry has been promoting gas as a bridge fuel to a renewable future and even arguing that so-called renewable natural gas is a green... Read more

Trump, the Big Lie, and Voting Rights

Airs at: Thu, 04/07/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
As DONALD TRUMP’s Big Lie spawns conspiracy theories and widespread bitterness about local elections beyond 2020, let’s look at its impact nationally on voting access. Across the country, Republican candidates are spending money on ads and throwing doubt on the legitimacy o... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 11, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/11/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which features the following segments:   To Combat Climate Despair: At the end of February, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released another dire report, this time stating that “It’s now or never, if... Read more

Brian Decker, Washington County District Attorney candidate

Airs at: Thu, 04/14/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Washington County District Attorney candidate Brian Decker joins host Karen James for an hour-long discussion about issues facing the County.  Voters have two choices for district attorney for Washington County in the May 2022 election.   Over the course of the Obama admin... Read more

Oregon Day of Empathy 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/11/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The 2022 Day of Empathy was held on March 30th. Mothers and children impacted by incarceration imagined a world without prisons; a world that centers care and not punishment in addressing harm; they reimagined justice. The Oregon event by Coffee Creek Correctional Facility’... Read more

Chelsea King Interview

Produced for Between Us
Chelsea King is a democrat who is running for the Oregon Senate in the 13th District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how West Linn-Wilsonville teachers are whipsawed by changes in the district budget and why that has to stop, how a colleague from a co-founded non profit... Read more

Russian Oil & Gas Fuels War on Ukraine

Airs at: Mon, 04/11/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
With a Russian military convoy advancing on her city of Kyiv, Ukraine’s leading climate scientist made this emotional plea at the most recent meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. “Human-induced climate change and the war on Ukraine have the same roots, ... Read more

Rob Nosse Interview

Produced for Between Us
Rob Nosse is a democrat running for Oregon House District 42.  Sam Bouman talked with him about redistricting challenges he's facing, how he'll address the homeless crisis in his district in light of the limitations of Measure 110, the intiatives he's push related to Medica... Read more