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Alexander Zaitchik and Emile Torres on Effective Altruism + Longtermism

Airs at: Tue, 12/20/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Sea Change Radio
  Part 1: As the news that thirty year-old cryptocurrency baron, Sam Bankman-Fried's, FTX empire suddenly collapsed, the residual effects reverberated in the spheres of business, politics and philanthropy. Bankman-Fried was one of the largest donors to and a huge proponent... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 12, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this epsiode of the Old Mole about the meaning and de-meaning of routine work. In a re-broadcast from Against the Grain, Sasha Lilley interviews author Barbara Garson in a show that originally aired on April 27, 2022. We spend much of our lives at work ... Read more

Annihilating Caste Systems

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for For The Wild
  This week, Ayana is joined by a Dalit American civil rights activist. The Dalit, formerly known as "untouchables", are the people considered to be the lowest stratum of the castes in India.  Thenmozi Soundararajan, in a profound conversation detailing the wounds of cast... Read more

Opting Out (Everything they ever told you is Wrong)

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
  Society tells us to aspire to certain ideals. We should own a big house, drive a nice car, go for that next promotion... eat this, drink that. What happens when you reject these as goals? How do you form your own path in a world that judges you against fairly rigid guide... Read more

Building Community and Halting the Gas Export Boom on the Gulf Coast

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for EcoJustice Radio
  The Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas face a petrochemical and fracked gas export boom. Super-heat-charged hurricanes strike almost every year. As a result, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and Low-Income Communities, face an interrelated number of issues including en... Read more

City Workers Authorize a Strike

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Portland City workers from three bureaus - transportation, parks, and environmental services - have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike for higher wages and improved safety.  James O'Laughlen, former wastewater treatment worker, now union representative, tells Labor ... Read more

New Seasons Workers Organize

Airs at: Mon, 10/24/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Isaac Byrd, Janet Shek, Will, and Mary Ellen of New Seasons Labor Union, discuss the wave of organizing sweeping New Seasons Markets in the past month and why they decided to launch an independent union. Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 10/16/22

Airs at: Sun, 10/16/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  Today, October 16th is Oscar Wilde's birthday, as well as Marie Antoinette's. Here's what the former said of the latter:   "To the thinker, the most tragic fact in the whole of the French Revolution is not that Marie Antoinette was killed for being a queen, but that th... Read more

Neil Cochrane, author of The Story of the Hundred Promises

Airs at: Thu, 10/13/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Neil Cochrane, author of the new novel The Story of the Hundred Promises, from Forest Avenue Press. Neil is a queer, trans author and artist. He writes speculative fiction and fantasy that centers queer characters overcoming obstacles and buil... Read more

A Tribute to social critic, journalist, feminist and Reed College alum Barbara Ehrenreich

Airs at: Tue, 10/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Barbara Ehrenreich was a renowned social critic, journalist, feminist and author. She was born in Butte, Montana and studied chemistry at Reed College in Portland. She later received a Ph.D in cellular immunology at Rockefeller University in New York City. She left a pos... Read more