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Post-Prohibition Realities

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for For The Wild
  It is undeniable that right now we are in a rapidly changing and complex relationship with the consumption, production, and reality of drugs, substances, and medicines, and their usage. This week, guest Ismail Lourido Ali, J.D. , guides listeners through an overview of w... Read more

Poetry & Politics: Confronting Inequality and Injustice in an Era of Diminishing Opportunities

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for EcoJustice Radio
  The poetry of Matt Sedillo [https://www.mattsedillo.com/] -- a fearless, challenging and at times even confrontational blend of humor, history and political theory -- is at times a shot in the arm of pure revolutionary adrenaline. It also is a sobering call for the funda... Read more

The Return of Future Shock

Airs at: Wed, 10/26/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Radio Ecoshock
  Zoologist Michael Mehta Webster dips our toes in cautious hope with his new book, "The Rescue Effect: The Key to Saving Life on Earth". Dr. Bill McGuire has a darker view. He spoke about his new work "Hothouse Earth: An Inhabitant's Guide". McGuire spoke recently with Al... Read more

University of Oregon's Climate Justice League, with Courtney Kaltenbach - Our Children's Trust, with Andrea Rodgers

Airs at: Wed, 10/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Coast Range Radio
  1st Half: Our conversation with organizer and forests activist, Courtney Kaltenbach. Courtney is the Forest Defense Campaign Coordinator with the University of Oregon Climate Justice League and a Field Checking Intern with Cascadia Wildlands. We discuss the joy in bringi... Read more

"That Vegan Show" 1 year anniversary episode

Airs at: Fri, 10/28/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
"That Vegan Show" celebrates one year on KBOO fm! "That Vegan Show" started in 2015 on The U Radio (housed at University of Missouri, St Louis). A not fully formed idea of hosting a vegan talk show had been floating around in my head for some time. After starting and hostin... Read more

Stopping Zenith Energy and NEXT

Airs at: Mon, 10/31/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Until a few weeks ago it looked likely that Portland would be able to shut down Zenith Energy's oil train operations in NW Portland. But then, without any public notice, Portland City Commissioner Dan Ryan abruptly changed course and approved the land use compatibility stat... Read more


Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Above the Arctic Circle, much of the land is underlaid by permafrost. But climate change is causing it to thaw. This is not good news for the planet. As the carbon rich ground warms, microbes start to feast releasing greenhouse gases that will warm the Earth even more. A... Read more

Can't Translate the Wildness

Airs at: Fri, 10/21/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Earth Riot Radio
  We can't catch up with the Earth, no matter how hard we try. Numbers, tech and human efforts to defeat the catastrophes we invented are no match for the energy of the Earth. With Saint Barbara Erenreich and The Stop Shopping Choir  Hosted by Reverend Billy and Savitri D... Read more

Appalachians Against Pipelines

Airs at: Thu, 10/20/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for For The Wild
  The Mountain Valley Pipeline, which runs through West Virginia to Virginia is on the verge of completion following intense legislative and legal battles. This episode reminds us of the danger in this, and amidst such battles, Appalachians Against Pipelines shows us what ... Read more

Protecting Oregon's Beavers, with Stan Petrowski

Airs at: Wed, 10/19/2022 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Coast Range Radio
  Coast Range Radio interviews Stan Petrowski on beaver ecology and protection in Oregon. We discuss the interesting history of beavers in Oregon, their ecological importance, and the current efforts to protect beavers for the benefit of streams, forests, salmon and climat... Read more