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Drug Enforcement and Measure 110: What the Research Shows

Airs at: Mon, 02/05/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Drug Enforcement and M110: What the Research Shows. RTI International held a research symposium January 22 on Measure 110, Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act. On this edition of Prison Pipeline we're joined in conversatio... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 5, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 02/05/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Legal Case for Genocide: In December 2023, residents of Gaza and two nongovernmental human rights organizations filed a lawsuit in a federal court in California arguing that the US... Read more

Clean & Safe: A Dirty and Dangerous Contract for Portland

Airs at: Mon, 02/05/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Clean & Safe: A Dirty and Dangerous Contract for Portland: Every year, Downtown Clean & Safe receives over $5 million to provide “enhanced services” to 213 blocks of Portland’s Central City. Yet below the surface of this seemingly benign contract lie threats to public tr... Read more

Transit Equity

Airs at: Mon, 02/05/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Why is comprehensive build-out of public transit necessary to improve our heath, stop global warming, enable poor people to find work and meet friends, and reduce taxes. And can it be done? Bill Resnick talks to Liam Crisan, a researcher at the Institute for Policy Studies ... Read more

Climate Justice and the Portland City Council Elections

Airs at: Mon, 02/05/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This November Portland voters have the historic opportunity to elect a new city council that actually reflects the diversity of its constituents. In 2022 voters overwhelmingly supported a city charter change that transforms the structure of the city government, dividing the... Read more

Measure 110: What the Research Shows – pt 2

Airs at: Wed, 01/31/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Oregon’s Measure 110: What the Research Shows – pt 2. RTI International held a research symposium January 22 on Measure 110, Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act. On this edition of Century we hear from Kristen Donheffner, MPH, M... Read more

We Are Each Other's Harvest by Natalie Baszile

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
 In the 1920s, there were over one million black farmers; today there are just 45,000.  "We Are Each Other's Harvest" explores this crisis, through the farmers’ personal experiences. In their own words, middle aged and elderly black farmers explain why they continue to farm... Read more

The Gap: A Gubernatorial Cabal, Portland Sues Journalist to Protect Big Business (?) and Whistling Our Inheritance

Airs at: Fri, 01/26/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss: the 25 Republican governors signing on to the idea that there's an "invasion" at the border and Biden isn't doing enough so they want to send their National Guardspeople there to put up more razor wire? Portland City ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 29, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 01/29/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Silhouette of Godzilla looming over silhouette of Broadway bridge against a rainbow background. Image by Mark Nerys. Used with permission. Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Zionism Was Not the Only Alternative! There... Read more

Plutocrats for Portland

Airs at: Mon, 01/29/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Why do we hear so much about the supposed failures of recent progressive reforms in Portland?  Why does there seem to be so much panic about downtown?  Local organizer and activist Hyung Nam explains how Trump-era tax breaks have further incentivized the wealthiest devel... Read more