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The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  In The Refugees Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth. From a young Vietnamese refugee who suffers profound culture shock when he comes to live with two gay men in San Francisco, to a woman whose husb... Read more

Growing Food...Empowering Communities...Changing Lives

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Jo Ann Hardesty speaks to Barbara Bernstein, producer of the new documentary Gaining Ground. GAINING GROUND presents the personal stories of farmers and activists confronting the challenges of feeding their local communities sustainably grown food. The documentary inter... Read more

Iran: History & Politics

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Iran, a country of 80 million people, strategically straddles West and South Asia. Once in Washington’s hip pocket, Iran dramatically left the U.S. orbit in 1979 when the Shah was overthrown and the Islamic Republic was established. The “loss” of Iran was a major blow to... Read more

Suffering in Silence: Black Mental Health Care

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Why is there a perception of shame often associated with seeking out mental health care?  Do communities of color experience higher stigmatization when seeking help?  When working with a mental health specialist does a shared experience of race contribute to better menta... Read more

Freedom Can't Protect Itself

Airs at: Fri, 03/17/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
We at Positively Revolting are pleased to be talking with Mat dos Santos, Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties of Oregon. To the current regime in DC, it seems that civil liberties and due process are antiquated ideas. Tragically, this sentiment is echoed by sever... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for March 13, 2017

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this show, and we hear: 1. Part 2 of Desiree Hellegers's interview with Ramón Ramírez of PCUN about immigrant farm workers in the age of Trump. 2. The Old Mole Action Calendar 3. Clayton explains why it's worth working for socialism when you don't... Read more

People versus Chevron in Richmond

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with with Steve Early about his new book about Richmond, California: Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City. They’ll discuss how the Progressive Alliance has worked over the years to get a majority on the city council, and... Read more

Believing in a Better World

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge argues that a life dedicated to working for a world free of capitalism and wage labor is the best life even though we cannot be sure that such a world is possible.  The argument follows the logic of Pascal's wager, but to a purely secular conclusion.  Read more

An Indigenous Economic Model: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Airs at: Tue, 03/14/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The existing economic system in most countries is a kind of state capitalism. It produces enormous inequalities. Its extraction practices are environmentally destructive. Perhaps indigenous models provide a viable alternative. Chief Seattle was a Susquamish chief in what... Read more

"ICE Out of Oregon" Rally

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On Monday, March 6, people representing Portland’s and Woodburn’s immigrant communities rallied outside of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building. KBOO Reporter Canaan Schlesinger has the story, with additional reporting by Pu Epstein.. Read more