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Charles "Chip" Davis Interview

Produced for Between Us
Charles "Chip" Davis is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House district 19 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his district is ready for a democrat despite being held by republicans for more than a decade, what is lacking in the dialogue between liberals and... Read more

Farmworkers excluded from stimulus benefits; guestworkers may be left without as well

Airs at: Wed, 04/15/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Donald Trump and his political allies have excluded over a million farmworkers in the U.S. from receiving any benefits under the recent CARES Act. These farmworkers live and work in conditions where the spread of the virus is an immediate danger. Now, Trump’s Secretar... Read more

Environmental Degradation and Covid 19

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick continues the second of a two part interview with Dr. Michael Friedman, a microbiologiest who studies the relationship between environmental degradation and the emergence of human pathogens, like Covid 19. Deforestation for farmland, cleared by slash and burn,... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 30, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Polluting the Ocean: Bill Resnick talks with Mariann Lloyd-Smith On ocean pollution, all the dangerous stuff that our out of control economic systems are pouring into our land, waters, and atmosphere. Dr. M... Read more

Community Supported Agriculture, Food Forests, & Cookbooks

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
We’re all stuck at home trying to slow the spread of COVID 19. Our lives are disrupted and most things are closed including restaurants, bars, and the KBOO studio. Given these strange circumstances, this Food Show episode discusses strategies to address community food secur... Read more

Building an Ever Wider Circle

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Rural Roots Rising
Join Rural Roots Rising this week as they take us to Wallowa County to hear from Gwen Trice with the Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center, which offers a view into the lives of Black loggers in Northeastern Oregon. The Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center is a space where... Read more

Fukushima Anniversary Voices from Japan.

Airs at: Wed, 03/11/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
This week, Nuclear Hotseat's annual Fukushima Anniversary Voices from Japan. We’ll have an exclusive interview with reporter Takeshi Yamakawa, part of Tokyo Shimbun’s Nuclear Power Reporting Team.  Later, we’ll gain first-hand impressions of radiation problems in the Exclus... Read more

Gospel of Trees: A Memoir

Airs at: Thu, 03/26/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Today on Between the Covers, Suzanne LaGrande interviews award-winning writer, teacher, and community activist Apricot Irving. She is the author of Gospel of Trees: A Memoir, a lyrical meditation on ecology, loss and the tangled history of missions in Haiti, which won the 2... Read more

Dacia Grayber Interview

Produced for Between Us
Dacia Grayber is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House District 35 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about why firefighting is the best job in the world for women, why she will fight to keep Oregon a safe haven for women seeking a safe abortion, and why preserving... Read more

Jami Cate Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jami Cate is a republican who is running for Oregon House District 17.  She talked with Don Merrill about why town festivals might be the key to revitalization of rural Oregon, why trigger locks for guns is a bad idea and how being a fifth (or sixth) generation farmer is at... Read more