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Fossil Fuel Risk Bonds

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The construction and operation of fossil fuel infrastructure is causing expensive physical and economic damages to land, air, water and frontline communities on an almost daily basis. But if, for example, a major earthquake destroys the tank farms comprising Portland’s Crit... Read more

Portland Troublemakers School

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Mark Brenner, former Labor Notes director and a member of the Portland Troublemakers School planning committee, and Lorene Scheer, former union organizer with Teamsters and SEIU and a trainer at this year's Troublemakers School, outline the exciting workshops and panels, in... Read more

Andrew Meier, author of Morgenthau: Power, Privilege, and the Rise of an American Dynasty

Airs at: Thu, 04/13/2023 at 10:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
We have a very special episode of Jonesy for you today, so special in fact, we needed an extra hour, 90 minutes in total, to get it all in. Our guest is Andrew Meier, author of the new multi-generational biography Morgenthau: Power, Privilege and the Rise of an American Dyn... Read more

Portland's Fukushima

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on March 13, 2023 Last month marked the 12th anniversary of the 2011 Sendai earthquake and tsunami. The tsunami caused the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. There were meltdowns of three of the Fukushima reactors, discharge of radioact... Read more

PDX Progressive Talk Radio

Hosted by Moses Ross Engineered (post production) by Sherry Morisch  We are a public affairs progressive leaning talk show that shines a light on the issues and work to build consensous regarding solutions and community action. Created almost 12 years ago as an opinion tal... Read more

Maletis Beverage Teamsters Ready to Strike

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Brian Hawes and Venu Mattraw, Teamster drivers for Maletis Beverage distributors, voted along with their driver, warehouse and sales co-workers, to authorize a strike, which could happen as soon as early-April.  Low wages, attacks on their pension plan and unfair labor prac... Read more

Wall Street out of Oregon's Forests!!!

Airs at: Wed, 03/22/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Today we turn our attention to the "financialization" of forests in the Pacific Northwest: how private equity firms and hedge funds have been buying up increasing acreage of timberland and forcing them to produce profit for big investors.   Our guests today are Chuc... Read more

How Green Is Portland These Days?

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For the past few decades Portland has been internationally touted as a green city. In many ways it has deserved this reputation but there are still many ways in which the city needs to improve. In 2016 the city council approved a ban on any new or expanded fossil fuel infra... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 20, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Portraits in Red: Laurie Mercier speaks with Indigenous artist Nayana LaFond, whose current exhibit, Portraits in Red: Missing & Murdered Indigenous People Painting Project, is ... Read more

Caregiving in Neoliberal Times

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which consists of a re-broadcast from the radio show Against the Grain. What do neoliberal policies and institutions do to people’s ability to care well for others? According to Sarah Clark Miller, caregivers experience mora... Read more