History

Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine

Airs at: Fri, 03/29/2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Today on Between the Covers, Suzanne LaGrande interviews science writer, lecturer and author Thomas Hager, discussing his newly published book, Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine   Behind every landmark drug is a story. It coul... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Debra Gwartney

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Debra Gwartney, author of the new memoir I Am a Stranger Here Myself, from University of New Mexico Press. Debra teaches in the writing program at Pacific University in Forest Grove, and is the author of Live Through This: A Mother’s Memoir of Ru... Read more

Did the CIA Kill Thomas Merton? A Conversation with Hugh Turley

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Beloved Community
  (This episode would have aired Friday March 8th, 2019 but it was International Women's Day and all programming that day was hosted by women. The alternative air date for the March 8th show is Monday, March 18th, at 11:00 am Pacific. The Beloved Community will return to i... Read more

Civilization and Insanity: A Conversation with John Zerzan

Airs at: Wed, 03/06/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Eugene, Oregon-based anarchist writer John Zerzan has been writing provocative essays and books challenging dominant narratives of "civilized" thought, history, social organization and technology for over 30 years. Host Paul Roland ran into him again this past Saturday a... Read more

BroadBand - Episode 10

Airs at: Wed, 03/06/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for BroadBand
On today's show: a new documentary about women who changed our country, a reflection on keeping it in context, and new music by Anna Burch: Innerwoven.net Unladylike 2020 Anna Burch     Read more

Made in L.A.: a Documentary

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Made in L.A., an Emmy Award-winning documentary film, will be shown on Sunday, March 3rd at the Clinton Street Theater, 7-9:30 pm, as part of Portland Democratic Socialists of America’s movie night series. Made in L.A. is a story about immigration, the power of unity and th... Read more

American Sutra author Duncan Ryuken Williams (full interview)

Airs at: Fri, 02/22/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
  Last week, we featured a special, shorter version of an interview with Duncan Ryuken Williams, author of American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War in anticipation of his reading at Powell's. This week, we bring you the full version of the inter... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 18, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this Presidents Day episode and we hear: Bill Resnick and Mark Weisbrot talk about the coup in Venezuela Joe and Frann Michel review the Broadway musical "Hamilton" Jan Haaken talks with Mara Zusman about race and families For the whole show,  use the ... Read more

Race and Families

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Mara Zusman about her work in SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice), specifically in the Family Action Group. They talk about how SURJ has tried to organize white allies against racism and white supremacy. They also talk about a workshop that she is fac... Read more

Musical Moles review Hamilton

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Frann Michel review the 2015 Broadway musical, Hamilton. One of the most popular cultural phenomena of the last few years, they interrogate its universal praise. They consider the problems with its Great Man of history take on American history, how Hamilton'... Read more