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Mobilization against APEC: looking back and moving forward

Airs at: Wed, 09/20/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Host Paul Roland welcomes three guests to look back at the mobilization against the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit held in Seattle in August: Katie Comfort,  US Coordinator of the International Women's Alliance; Johnny Olson member of Migrante Portland and re... Read more

Flood Plain Resilience and Tree Codes on the Chopping Block

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Once Oregon and Portland were environmental leaders but recently many of the city and state's noteworthy projects and policies find themselves on a potential chopping block. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Bob Sallinger, Urban Conservation director with Willamet... Read more

Who Will Own the Forests

Airs at: Mon, 09/11/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At the end of this month the World Forestry Center is sponsoring a conference called “Who Will Own the Forests.” For forest conservationists that’s a good question. On this episode of Locus Focus, we talk with Alex Budd, Alliance organizer for the Pacific NW Forest Climate ... Read more

Trees!!!! with Brenna Bell

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Just as we are realizing how important trees are for climate resilience, carbon storage and mitigating heat islands, political leaders are proposing to do away with tree codes and other forest protections. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Brenna Bell, Forest Clim... Read more

Confronting divisions on the Left, with David Rovics

Airs at: Wed, 08/23/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Host Paul Roland returns after a three-week hiatus. Today he welcomes as guest David Rovics, who has been writing and performing politically charged music for decades, and has increasingly turned to writing about critical social and political issues, including those prev... Read more

Cracked: The Future of Dams in a Hot, Chaotic World

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This Program Originally Aired on June 26, 2023 Throughout history, mankind has dammed rivers at the cost of wild fish, Indigenous peoples, forested land, and healthy watersheds. Adding to the havoc of today’s climate-change-induced weather extremes and water shortages, ... Read more

The Hottest Places in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 08/21/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on July 10. 2023 On June 28, 2021, Portland State Geography Professor Vivek Shandas drove around Portland on this hottest day ever recorded in the city, measuring the temperatures of the pavement in various neighborhoods around town. And wha... Read more

UPS Teamster Tentative Agreement - Will Members Vote Yes?

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Kier Anderson, UPS part-time package handler, and Brandon Findley, UPS driver, discuss the new tentative labor agrement between the Teamsters union and United Parcel Service.  With three weeks to vote, UPS workers are debating whether to accept the agreement or vote no and ... Read more

Resistance to APEC Ministerial Meeting in Seattle, July 29 to August 21

Airs at: Wed, 07/19/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, a regional economic forum established in 1989, with 21 member "economies," including the US, Japan, China, Australia, Indonesia, and Thailand, will be holding their third Senior Officials' Meeting in Seattle from late July through m... Read more

The Hottest Places in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 07/10/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On June 28, 2021, Portland State Geography Professor Vivek Shandas drove around Portland on this hottest day ever recorded in the city, measuring the temperatures of the pavement in various neighborhoods around town. And what he found was a dramatic discrepancy between the ... Read more