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Zenith's Planned Expansion Brings New Threats

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After promising to ditch crude oil, documents show that Zenith Energy intends to expand its Portland, OR, terminal while continuing to handle fossil fuels. The amount of liquid fuels passing through the terminal is projected to increase more than 2.5 times above 2022 levels... Read more

Global Citizen International Digest with Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Thu, 04/18/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Tonight's main topics: Dictatorship and Drug Trafficking in Latin America; An "Historic" Upgrade in US-Japan Relations (and China's Response); Environmental Justice rulings in Europe. Read more

Oregon Election FAQ

Produced for Evening News
    How do I register to vote? You can register to vote online here. You can also complete this Voter Registration form and return it to your county elections office.​ What is the deadline to register to vote for the upcoming election? The deadline to register online i... Read more

STAR Voting Campaign in Eugene seeks to bring more reliable election results to the ballot

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  On Mic: Sarah Wolk, the Executive Director of Equal Vote Coalition We speak with Sarah about STAR Voting, the campaign to use it in Eugene city elections on the ballot this May, and the statewide initiative petition that's circulating now. The primary election in Oregon ... Read more

Militarization of the Global Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Militarization of the Global Drug War. On this edition of Century we look at states of emergency, the militarization of the global drug war, and measures to address these critical human rights challenges. We hear from Ambika Satkunanathan, a hu... Read more

Did The Biden Pot Pardons Go Far Enough?

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Did the Biden Pot Pardons Go Far Enough? Students for Sensible Drug Policy kicked off its #420WeekOfUnity with a news conference on April 15 entitled Whom Did the Biden Pardons Help—And Did They Go Far Enough? We hear from SSDP Execut... Read more

The Global Citizen - Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Tue, 04/16/2024 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Today's episode: High-level US-China Diplomacy Resumes (but not without a squabble over economic policy) Read more

Drax and the Downside of Biomass

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Woody Biomass is being promoted as a carbon neutral climate solution. Proposals for industrial scale wood pellet projects are popping up in California and Washington State, that claim they will help to protect forests and benefit rural communities—as well as combat climate ... Read more

Global Citizen International Digest with Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On today's episode: starvation in Gaza; vulnerability of aid workers in Gaza; Democrats on arms aid to Israel; Mexico's president deals with the US and Ecuador; and more. Read more

Support for Domestic Violence Survivors in the Portland Area

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Out of the Streets of Portland is a podcast focused on sharing the stories of people who are currently or formerly homeless in our community, and helping navigate the systems and services that the Joint Office of Homeless Services and its partners either have in place, or a... Read more