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Change the World by Ending Human Trafficking

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Justin Dillon is a former musician turned filmmaker and social entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Made in A Free World, a platform that brings together consumers, organizations, and businesses to dismantle the 150 billion dollar business of human trafficking. His la... Read more

Lincoln County Spray Ban Reactions

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Yesterday, KBOO reported on the victory of a ballot measure in Lincoln County, Oregon, that bans the aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. It also establishes community environmental rights, pre-empting so-called “corporate rights,” which lead to local jurisdictions... Read more

Lincoln County Aerial Spray Ban Passes

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
A ballot measure has passed in the Lincoln County May Special Election which bans the aerial spraying of pesticides. It also includes language pre-empting corporate rights in favor of community rights, and is the first such law to be passed directly by voters in the nation.... Read more

Your Brain's Politics - Neuroscience and the political divide

Airs at: Wed, 05/24/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
  The concept of framing in politics was introduced over a decade ago by George Lakoff, but cognitive scientist Elisabeth Wehling feels that frames are still misunderstood and that much of her work "still consists of explaining what political framing is at all. There are t... Read more

Wolf Plan Hearing in Portland Tomorrow

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has a Wolf Plan, and it is up for review and revision every five years. The ODFW is holding a public listening session in Portland tomorrow to hear public input on the plan. KBOO reporter Sam Bouman spoke with Danielle Moser, the ... Read more

MARCH FOR SCIENCE

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Trump administration has declared a war on science. The first thing they did upon taking office was erase all references and data about climate change from government websites, and impose gag orders on scientists working for the EPA and Department of Energy. Then Trump ... Read more

Group Opposing Lincoln County Spray Ban Gets Help from Dow Chemical

Airs at: Thu, 04/13/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
A ballot measure in Lincoln County would ban the aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. The last few years have seen a number of local and statewide agriculture reform measures face overwhelming industry opposition--for example the 2014 GMO bans in Jackson and Josep... Read more

THE INNER LIFE OF CATS

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For millennia, cats have been celebrated as secretive, mysterious companions, content to live alongside, yet apart from humans. But science is beginning to reveal that their cool exterior actually conceals hidden depths of emotion and affection—for us, and for each other. ... Read more

The Geography of Madness

Airs at: Mon, 04/03/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Madness Radio
  Are beliefs in witchcraft and “voodoo death” not real? Do magical explanations of disease mean people are primitive and less educated? Or are stories and beliefs at the heart of reality for all cultures – including yours? Frank Bures, author of The Geography of Madness:... Read more

Measure to Ban Aerial Spraying Gets Support from Community Rights Group

Airs at: Thu, 03/30/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
A ballot measure going before Lincoln County voters in the upcoming May election has attracted support and opposition from across the state and the country. Measure 21-177 aims to ban aerial pesticide spraying in the county and establish in the law a respect for community ... Read more