Economy

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

Free Trade vs Fair Trade - the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is the latest free trade initiative challenging the US and Asian-Pacific labor movements.  Yimei Shao of the Trade Justice Education Fund explains what's new and not new about Biden's trade proposal. Read more

Roadways for People

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When the I5 freeway rammed its way through North and Northeast Portland in the 1960s it devastated once thriving historically black neighborhoods, demolishing over 300 homes, destroying locally owned businesses and displacing hundreds of people. For most of the last century... Read more

Cinema Workers Organize

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Audra Sweetland and Jae Marx tell of their struggle for dignity and respect at the Living Room Theater, their five day strike and their decision to form the Cinema Workers Union. Read more

Does Portland Need More Industrial Land?

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on 7/11/2022 Portland and other Oregon municipalities are required to inventory their employment land periodically as part of the comprehensive planning process.  For decades the city has decided during each inventory process that it needs ... Read more

Looking Back and Ahead with Eric de Place

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For the last few years, we seem to look back at the past year and say, next year has to be better. But it never is. Or maybe we are focusing too much on the negative – and there certainly is a lot of that to consider – rather than appreciating some of the significant victor... Read more

Waymap CEO Tom Pey -- Jon Maier: WTF Is An ETF?

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Sea Change Radio
  Part 1: Have you ever watched in amazement as a visually impaired person nimbly maneuvers their way through a crowded subway station? Well, some thoughtful innovations are being developed to enable people with low vision to navigate the world with greater ease. This week... Read more

GTN Xpress: The Latest Fracked Gas Assault on Southern Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After a 17 year battle, communities across Southern Oregon (and the rest of the region) finally defeated the massive Jordan Cove LNG Export terminal proposed for Coos Bay. But not long after that victory a new fracked gas behemoth threatens the region again. Gas Transmissio... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 2, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes a re-broadcast of a show from Against the Grain. C.S. Soong interviews Vijay Prashad about the history of the “Third World Project,” a discussion that sheds light on contemporary political struggles of t... Read more