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Earth Day and Labor

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Earth Day 2024 special programming   _____     Organized labor and environmental activism   _____   The theme reflects how organized labor has transitioned to reflect a common ground concept to ensuring strong labor standards while also exploring renewable energy projec... Read more

Zenith's Planned Expansion Brings New Threats

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After promising to ditch crude oil, documents show that Zenith Energy intends to expand its Portland, OR, terminal while continuing to handle fossil fuels. The amount of liquid fuels passing through the terminal is projected to increase more than 2.5 times above 2022 levels... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 22, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Defending forests, obliterating dams, replanting watershed, and organizing against genocide (that is also ecocide): Frann Michel hosts this Earth Day episode, which includes these segments: Forest Defense In this Earth Day segment of "Field Notes,” Sophie Smith speaks w... Read more

Organizing with JVP-PDX

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  As the genocide in Gaza continues into its sixth month, activists and groups in solidarity with Palestinian freedom continue to organize for a cease-fire and an end to US military support for Israel. Journalist Kevin Foster talks with Zia Laboff, an organizer with Jewish... Read more

Forest Defense

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In this Earth Day segment of "Field Notes,” Sophie Smith speaks with Karen Coulter, director and co-founder of the Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project (BMBP). The discussion explores the critical ecological role of the mature and old growth forests on public lands to the... Read more

State of Oregon's Environment 2024 - Live Panel

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  On Monday April 22nd, we celebrated Earth Day, with a day full of special programming, in addition to a live panel, 2-4pm. Our small panel / roundtable was divided in five different areas: *Water *Forests *Global Warming *AI, Evolution, & the Environment *Native America... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 15, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this re-broadcast of “Lessons in Self-Managed Abortion” from the podcast Against the Grain. While the Supreme Court considers restricting abortion pills, feminists in the Global South have shown the way forward for safe abortions outside of the law. Sas... Read more

Drax and the Downside of Biomass

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Woody Biomass is being promoted as a carbon neutral climate solution. Proposals for industrial scale wood pellet projects are popping up in California and Washington State, that claim they will help to protect forests and benefit rural communities—as well as combat climate ... Read more

Buscando America on 04/09/24

Airs at: Tue, 04/09/2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
El Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional cumplió 40 años de su Fundación y 30 años de su levantamiento armado. Escucha el Foro “40 y 30 años de historia, resistencia, vigencia y persistencia del EZLN”. Escucha una cápsula de la Jornada sobre el Arte y los Zapatistas, y... Read more

Tree Sitting in the Poor Windy Timber Sale

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On April 1, forest defenders launched a tree sit to stop old growth logging on federal Bureau of Land Management land in Southern Oregon. They are opposing the Poor Windy timber sale, which targets thousands of acres of mature and old growth forest. The timber sale is just ... Read more