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Look by Solmaz Sharif

Airs at: Thu, 01/05/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  Solmaz Sharif’s astonishing first book, Look, asks us to see the ongoing costs of war as the unbearable losses of human lives and also the insidious abuses against our everyday speech. In this virtuosic array of poems, lists, shards, and sequences, Sharif assembles her f... Read more

Ralph Nader on Political Perspectives

Airs at: Wed, 12/28/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  On this week's program, we hear a speech by Ralph Nader, recorded in Berkeley CA this past October, and hosted by Mickey Huff. Nader spoke on some of the themes from his latest book, "Breaking Through Power," and explained his proposal for a public-interest lobbying orga... Read more

Dr. Zaher Wahab on Fight the Empire

Airs at: Thu, 01/05/2017 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  After 40 years at Lewis & Clark, Professor of Education Zaher Wahab retired to work full-time in his home country of Afghanistan. “I don’t really believe in retirement,” Wahab says. “I want to change the world.”  According to Vern Jones, professor and chair of teacher ed... Read more

Noam Chomsky: UTOPIA

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  In the darkest of times we have to imagine that a world of equality and environmental and social justice is possible. Are we dreamers? Not practical? Out of touch with reality? Perhaps. But throughout history it has been small groups of visionary activists who ignite the... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 26, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  This episode is hosted by Frann Michel, with music from Sharon Jones, Billy Bragg, and Chumbawumba.  The Mole recommends Pluginpdx.com for resource information.  The show also includes these segments: Bill Resnick talks with David Riemer about anti-poverty policies. Fra... Read more

Assembling a Rebel City

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier talks with activist, educator, organizer Hyung Nam about municipal activism, rebel cities, the Portland Assembly, and other local actions to empower us and improve our lives. Read more

Socially Conscious Businesses or Business As Usual?

Airs at: Sun, 12/25/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The legal marijuana industry has grown dramatically over the past few years. If legalization is allowed to continue rolling out under the next president, then that growth will continue. It could be massive. Marijuana prohibition, all drug prohibition really, is rooted in ra... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour December 26, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with David Riemer of the Milwaukee-based Community Advocates Public Policy Institute about policies that could greatly reduce U. S. poverty at modest cost. They also discuss guaranteed annual income, a demogrant, and the crucial role of poor people's s... Read more

Ralph Nader: Animal Envy

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  On this episode of Voices for the Animals Courtney Scott interviews  Ralph Nader about "Animal Envy",  his new book praised by leading animal rights acvocates.  Ralph Nader puts his incisive writing skills to work to create a fresh and innovative take on animals--and wha... Read more

TRUMP'S ROGUES GALLERY

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2016 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We have been watching Donald Trump announce the most astonishing rogues gallery of cabinet nominees ever assembled. Not only are his picks bent on demolishing the very agencies they would lead, they are for the most part totally incompetent. The only possible upside of this... Read more