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Eugene vs. NW Natural

Airs at: Mon, 04/03/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On February 7, the Eugene City Council voted to phase out fossil fuels like gas in new homes and buildings, the first city in Oregon to take this step that will cut climate pollution, improve air quality, and lower utility bills for households. This vote is a major victory ... Read more

Maletis Beverage Teamsters Ready to Strike

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Brian Hawes and Venu Mattraw, Teamster drivers for Maletis Beverage distributors, voted along with their driver, warehouse and sales co-workers, to authorize a strike, which could happen as soon as early-April.  Low wages, attacks on their pension plan and unfair labor prac... Read more

Wall Street out of Oregon's Forests!!!

Airs at: Wed, 03/22/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Today we turn our attention to the "financialization" of forests in the Pacific Northwest: how private equity firms and hedge funds have been buying up increasing acreage of timberland and forcing them to produce profit for big investors.   Our guests today are Chuc... Read more

Caregiving in Neoliberal Times

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which consists of a re-broadcast from the radio show Against the Grain. What do neoliberal policies and institutions do to people’s ability to care well for others? According to Sarah Clark Miller, caregivers experience mora... Read more

Fracked Gas Industry Takes a Page from the Tobacco Industry

Airs at: Mon, 02/27/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Recently the city of Eugene passed an ordinance to phase out gas appliances in new homes and buildings. This action follows similar ordinaces in cities around the country. But the fracked gas industry is not taking these moves lying down. Last November, NW Natural hired Dr.... Read more

Nightmare on the River

Airs at: Mon, 02/20/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When you drive along Highway 30 through the industrial area of NW Portland, you witness an amazing contradiction. On the west side of the highway is Forest Park, Portland's premiere urban wilderness area. But on the east of the highway you see potential doom. That six mile ... Read more

Just Transition or False Solutions?

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As the climate crisis continues to intensify, accelerating the threats to communities across the planet, it is critical now more than ever to find solutions that come from impacted communities and not the fossil fuel industry.   On this episode of Locus Focus, we talk with ... Read more

Why the GOP thinks ESG is a BFD

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Sea Change Radio
  Environmental, social and corporate governance, referred to as ESG, is a set of factors that conscientious capitalists use to identify worthy investments. For most of the movements relatively brief existence, ESG has fallen under the purview of sustainability experts. Re... Read more

Nuclear Colonialism: Part 2 on Uranium Mining in the Dine (Navajo) Nation & Holtecs High-level Nuclear Waste Facility

Airs at: Thu, 02/02/2023 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for American Indian Airwaves
  Nuclear Colonial is one aspect of settler colonialism that remains highly censored in the American mass and digital media landscape. With approximately 11% of all abandon uranium mines located in Indian Country, Nuclear power plants average life-span ranging from 40 to 5... Read more

Poaching the Sacred: The Fight to Preserve White Sage

Airs at: Wed, 02/01/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for EcoJustice Radio
  Fueled by influencers, celebrities and a wellness community, white sage has become a hot commodity from body products to the infamous smudging sticks of bundled dry leaves. However, most people are unaware that most white sage is poached from the wild and sold on the bla... Read more