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The Time to Get it Right

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Johanna Brenner interviews Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) President, Elizabeth Thiel, about how their union proposes to solve a staffing crisis in the schools, maintain in-person instruction, and address students’ unprecedented social and emotional needs that have a... Read more

NxNE Community Health Center welcomes first Black Medical Director, Dr. Gina Guillaume

Airs at: Wed, 11/24/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  North by Northeast Community Health Center is Oregon's only medical climic devoted to Black and African American health. On November 17th, they welcomed Dr. Gina Guillaume, as the clinic's new Medical Director, the first Black doctor to fill that role.  Dr. Guillaume sp... Read more

Crisis Work in our Healthcare System: End of Life Caregiving during the Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Healthcare workers have felt the shocks of disaster capitalism for nearly two years. The demands covid has placed on our already broken healthcare system have shifted the way in which people are seeking care for illness and the conditions of their death. Sarah Chivers speak... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 22, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Sharon Grant hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: COP 26: Climate change is accelerating, relentlessly, making human life much less comfortable and indeed, say the climate scientists, threatening to produce the 6th Great Extinction ... Read more

Pandemic Impacts PDX Food Scene & Factory Farm Biogas

Airs at: Wed, 11/17/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
How is the Portland food scene weathering the COVID19 pandemic, racial justice protests, the climate crisis, and workers calling out sexism and oppressive behavior? Alex Frane from Eater PDX joins the Food Show to discuss what’s been happening in the world of restaurants an... Read more

Environmental Justice for Cully Neighborhood

Airs at: Mon, 11/15/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Cully neighborhood in NE Portland is one of Portland’s most racially diverse neighborhoods, with many children and families, and it’s a haven for urban farmers. But it is also home for some of Portland’s most polluting industries. Recently the Owens-Brockway glass recyc... Read more

Holiday shopping and shipping are unique challenges ahead

Airs at: Thu, 11/04/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A pandemic, major supply chain fiascos, and a holiday season -- Mix them up and… look out.  KBOO's Annette Newell talked to personal finance expert Trey Bodge for some advice on handling a tricky time in the months ahead, how to save money, and keep your vulnerable love... Read more


Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on September 20, 2021 Pollution, overconsumption, resource depletion, habitat destruction, overpopulation have all led to our current climate crisis. And power is at the core of the problems confronting humanity. How have human beings—one s... Read more

Kaiser Nurses Ready to Strike

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hannah Winchester and Sarina Roher, local leaders of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (OFNHP), explain why their members recently voted 96% to authorize a strike against Kaiser Permanente and how the community can support safe staffing and quality he... Read more

Recovery center offers supportive vaccine clinics to community

Airs at: Fri, 10/22/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  About 67% of Oregonians have gotten at least one dose of their vaccine so far. OHSU predicts that the state could reach herd immunity by the end of December if current vaccination and infection rates continue. But vaccination efforts are still underway, and experts say i... Read more