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Nukes and Environmental Justice

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Environmental racism in the nuclear sector began with the destructive harnessing of nuclear energy during World War II and continues to this day. Patricia Kullberg brings together multiple perspectives on the devastating impact of nuclear proliferation and waste on communit... Read more

Nukes, Energy and War

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hiroshima Day commemorates August 6 1945, the day when the US dropped an atomic bomb  on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, followed a few days later by dropping another atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki. Jan Haaken talks with long-time anti-nuclear activist Norman Solomon a... Read more

Not Another Fracked Gas Pipeline Expansion!

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on March 14, 2022 The Pacific Northwest has fought off two methanol refineries in Washington and an LNG Export terminal and pipeline in Coos Bay, but the fracked gas industry still has this region in its crosshairs. TC Energy is full steam ... Read more

Anti-colonial struggles in "Canada" with Kanahus Manuel

Airs at: Wed, 08/03/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With the Pope's recent visit again shining the spotlight on Canada's shameful treatment of its indigenous colonial subjects, including the abuse and murder or death by neglect of children stolen from their Native families and communities, we spend the hour with Indige... Read more

Europe's Deadly Heat Wave and the DNA of Colonialism

Airs at: Thu, 07/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
As Europe faces forest fires and record-breaking temperatures, the consequences of climate change must be seen as the direct consequence of the consumption-oriented DNA of colonialism's "progress."     Read more

The Movement to Electrify Everything

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As the climate warms and the need to reduce carbon emissions reaches a crisis level, two issues converge: how do we keep ourselves safely cool during extreme heat waves while also reducing our carbon emissions? On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Greer Ryan, Oregon ... Read more

Once a Braided River

Airs at: Mon, 07/18/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Willamette River is the most industrialized and polluted river in Oregon. Weaving through the state's largest city, it has been reshaped and abused for 150 years. In 2000 the last 10 miles of the Willamette, home to the Portland Harbor and Critical Energy Infrastructure... Read more

Organizing for Philippine solidarity

Airs at: Wed, 07/13/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Today's guests are Copeland Downs and Gabe Penk. Downs is a member of the Portland Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (PCHRP), a grassroots organization committed to defending human rights and building a just and lasting peace in the Philippines.  Penk is ... Read more

Does Portland Need More Industrial Land?

Airs at: Mon, 07/11/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
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 more industrial land. In the past, Portland ann... Read more

Hydrogen: The Latest Unicorn Encore Presentation

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on May 23, 2022 As pressure increases for us to drastically reduce carbon emissions, one attention-grabbing option being promoted is renewable hydrogen. But is hydrogen really the answer to our energy needs or is its promotion largely based... Read more