Government/Politics

Climate Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 07/21/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
The recent heat wave in the Northwest was a call to action on climate change. Are you listening? On today’s show, we’ll talk about the climate crisis and some ideas about what you can do, with a focus on local fisheries, urban trees & gardens, and small farms.  Tyson R... Read more

Billionaires in space while the world burns

Airs at: Wed, 07/21/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio

Prison Pipeline Hosts Discuss 2021 Oregon Legislation

Airs at: Mon, 08/23/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join Prison Pipeline hosts Emma Lugo, Doug McVay, Karen James & Adam Carpinelli as they discuss which bills did and did not pass during the 2021 Oregon Legislature.  While HB2002, the Transforming Justice omnibus bill, did not pass, a number of policies and funding proposal... Read more

Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill

Airs at: Wed, 07/14/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Draft legislation to legalize marijuana at the federal level is being circulated on Capitol Hill. Democratic leaders in the Senate announced the bill at a news conference July 14. To learn more, KBOO News reporter Doug McVay spoke with marijuana policy expert Shaleen Title... Read more

New law puts Oregon on track for fastest clean energy transition in United States

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  At the end of the 2021 Oregon Legislative session, the state is now on track for the fastest transition to clean energy in the U.S., on par with New York. The change come from a suite of three bills backed by the Clean Energy Opportunity. The bills address a variety of i... Read more

Turning on Old Racist Prisons, Laws and Justice

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Professor Aliza B. Kaplan.  Professor Kaplan teaches Lawyering and is the Director of the Criminal Justice Reform Clinic (CJRC) where students engage in a critical examination of and participation in important and complex issues and cases in the c... Read more

Youth climate activists rally against I-5 expansion, demand accountability from ODOT

Airs at: Thu, 07/08/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Every two weeks since April, a group of young climate leaders rally outside the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Headquarters in downtown Portland. They say they're demanding accountability, as ODOT and state leaders move forward with an I-5 freeway expansion i... Read more

Oregon Senate Bill 755 expands on drug decriminalization, protection and treatment options

Airs at: Thu, 07/08/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  A new Oregon law expands protections and treatment options for Oregonians living with drug addiction. Senate Bill 755 goes further to enforce Measure 110, which decriminalized drug possession in the state. Tera Hurst works with the Health Justice Recovery Alliance, a gro... Read more

Beaver Field Trip Along the North Fork Burnt River

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A couple months ago we talked with Suzanne Fouty, a hydrologist who worked for Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in eastern Oregon as a water resource and soils specialist. One of her specialties is beaver and at that time she was working with a group trying to get legislatio... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 12, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Tom Becker hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments: Empire: A few months ago, after Pres. Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a “killer,” Putin responded, “it takes one to know one,” which the international press applauded, bec... Read more