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2023 Year in Review with Eric de Place

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It’s been a wild year in many respects and this week is the time of year when we reconnect with Eric de Place with Salish Strategies in Seattle, to puzzle out all that’s happened. Today we talk about the positives – of which there have actually been a few – as well as the m... Read more

Human Rights and World Drug Policies

Airs at: Wed, 12/13/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Human Rights and World Drug Policies. At the recently-concluded meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, Austria, the International Drug Policy Consortium, along with some national delegations and UN agencies, held a special event... Read more

Policies Grounded in Health, Human Rights, and Justice

Airs at: Mon, 12/11/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Policies Grounded in Health, Human Rights, and Justice. In preparation for its 2024 Mid-Term Review, the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs has been conducting a stock-taking of progress made in addressing several challenges that were ide... Read more

Rumble on the River

Airs at: Mon, 12/11/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For the past year a coalition of climate and social justice activists have been presenting a series of monthly Rumble On The River community forums that bring together expert voices to explain the risks of having 90% of Oregon’s fuel stored within city limits at the Critica... Read more

The Gap: Come home, Black Friday, the kids miss you, Gaffes Galore and Small Acts of Kindness

Airs at: Fri, 12/01/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea miss Black Friday. Where did you go, my friend? We talk about the DeSantis/Newsom debate, and a slew of local stories too (see below). Then, we ask our listeners, what's an act of kindness they've given or received recently? ... Read more

ACLU Debunks Myths about Measure 110

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Emily Hawley, Senior Policy Associate with ACLU Oregon, who discusses “Solutions for Safe and Just Communities” a report she co-authored with Jessica Maravilla, that debunks the myths and misinformation about Measure 110. The report says Oregoni... Read more

World AIDS Day 2023

Airs at: Wed, 11/29/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: World AIDS Day 2023. Ahead of World AIDS Day, which is December First, Georgetown University’s Global HIV Policy Lab has released a new report entitled “Progress and the Peril: HIV and the Global De/criminalization of Same-Sex Sex.” On this we... Read more

The Wild West of Carbon Credits

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We still have a brief window of opportunity to avoid the worst impacts of climate change if we drastically and quickly begin to cut all carbon emissions. However meaningful efforts to achieve these cuts are being undermined by the heavy use of carbon offsets, which allow bu... Read more

Regulating Psychedelics

Airs at: Wed, 11/22/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Regulating Psychedelics. The Transform Drug Policy Foundation has released a new publication entitled “How To Regulate Psychedelics: A Practical Guide,” which looks at how to shape policy and regulation for psychedelics outside the medical sphe... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: PPS On Strike! Special

Airs at: Wed, 11/22/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
This month the Portland Public Schools are closed while teachers strike for better working and learning conditions, so we'll hear from two Portland Association of Teachers organizers and a student labor leader. Tiffany Koyama Lane - Sunnyside Environmental School Jorge Sanc... Read more