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In Memoriam-Staughton Lynd

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On November 17 of this year, left author, activist, labor lawyer and historian Staughton Lynd died at the age of 92. In this tribute, his friend and fellow activist, Andy Piascik summarizes Lynd’s legacy. The article, entitled “Forever Young: Staughton Lynd”, was published ... Read more

Climate Change in an Island Nation / Climate Talk vs. Climate Action

Airs at: Tue, 11/22/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Project Censored
  Eleanor Goldfield hosts this week's program. While the COP27 climate conference was underway, she spoke with Khadeeja Naseem, a cabinet minister from the Maldive Islands; the Maldives are one of the countries most endangered by sea-level rise. Their conversation included... Read more

Black On Black Crime In The Age Of Black Lives Matter

Airs at: Mon, 11/21/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Let's Talk about Race
  On this segment of LTAR: Black on black crime in the age of Black Lives Matter --- We are joined by special guest, Mary Li, Director of the Multnomah Idea Lab, a think tank in Portland. ---   Originally released on 10-10-2021 ---     -------   Let's Talk About Rac... Read more

Gun Control: Facts v Beliefs

Airs at: Mon, 11/21/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Political debates may be influenced by facts but they’re decided by beliefs. Gun control is a prime example of this truism. On this edition of Prison Pipeline we hear from Deborah Azrael, PhD, director of research at the Harvard Injury Control Research Center, and Joseph Si... Read more

An Apology for Who? The Vatican's role in the creation of the Mission System

Airs at: Thu, 11/17/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for American Indian Airwaves
  On July 25th, 2022, pope Francis apologized Canada's Indigenous peoples on their land for the Church's role in residential schools where Indigenous children were starved, beaten for speaking their Indigenous languages, violently and sexually abused, endured various forms... Read more

Oregon Public Utility Commission Stands up to NW Natural

Airs at: Mon, 11/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At long last Oregon regulators are beginning to rein in the state’s largest gas utility. Earlier this year NW Natural came to the Oregon Public Utitlity comission with a proposal to drastically raise its rates. The rate increases would mainly pay for executive bonuses, inve... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 15, 2022

Airs at: Tue, 11/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Alternative Institutions in Venezuela: Old Mole Luisa Martinez interviews Sofia Isabel González Ortiz, about a commune that includes a bakery, farm and communal space. Their conversa... Read more

Alternative Institutions in Venezuela

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Mole Luisa Martinez interviews Sofia Isabel González Ortiz, about a commune that includes a bakery, farm and communal space. Their conversation ranges from the personal – Sofia’s own role in the commune and her own political growth – to the national and international: h... Read more

Friends of Trees

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland prides itself on being a tree city but in fact in recent years Portland's tree canopy has actually shrunk. Friends of Trees, a nonprofit organization that addresses inequities in the urban canopy by planting trees with community involvement, has been working for ye... Read more

Health Care Standards for Oregon Jails

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Bridget Budbill, Senior Operations and Policy Analyst with the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission. HB3229, passed by the Oregon legislature in 2021, directed the CJC to convene an advisory council to develop recommendations for minimum standards... Read more