Energy/Natural Resources

STOPPING LNG IN CLATSOP COUNTY

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For twelve years residents of Clatsop County (in the NW corner of Oregon) battled proposals to build massive Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminals near the mouth of the Columbia River. On April 15, 2016, the last of these proposals was defeated, when Oregon LNG withdrew the... Read more

Rescuing Portland's Fossil Fuel Ban and Supporting Fossil Fuel Divestment for METRO

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
  Locus Focus is off today. Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Sandy Polishuk and Mia Reback of 350PDX about Portland’s Fossil Fuel Ban, which was passed in November. Now the City staff is offering a draft of proposed code changes that falls far short of ensuring the impact ... Read more

LIVE 350 Followup

Airs at: Tue, 06/07/2016 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
350 PDX Leaders talk about their organization and how they make an impact Read more

Election Crimes Bulletin with Greg Palast, the People's Justice and Peace Campaign in Cleveland and the Dangers of Fracking

Airs at: Thu, 07/21/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
Today on Flashpoints: a special breaking news edition of the Elections Crimes Bulletin with Greg Palast. Also, a report from the people justice and peace campaign carrying forth in the streets of Cleveland, outside the Republican campaign. And we take a close look at how bo... Read more

Rick Ufford-Chase, Resisting Empire

Airs at: Sun, 07/17/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Rick Ufford-Chase was the moderator of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly from 2004 to 2006. He worked as a Presbyterian Mission Worker for twenty years on the U.S./Mexico border, supporting migrants and refugees and developing educational programs for people... Read more

Donald Worster on "Shrinking the Earth: The Rise and Decline of American Abundance"

Airs at: Thu, 07/21/2016 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Host Per Fagereng interviews environmental historian Donald Worster about his new book, "Shrinking the Earth: The Rise and Decline of American Abundance." Donald Worster takes a global view in his examination of the ways in which complex issues of worldwide abundance and... Read more

Enron's Impact in Oregon: Ten Years since the Downfall

Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2016 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The ENRON scandal was one of the biggest cases of corporate corruption in the history of the United States. Few people remember that Oregon was the hardest-hit state by the corporation’s implosion. ENRON owned Portland General Electric – the fraud-filled corporation’s only ... Read more

Community Conversations on Police Killings in Louisiana and Minnesota and a Look at New Technology for Police Weapons

Airs at: Wed, 07/13/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
From the series Sprouts a program with excerpts from community conversations in Minneapolis and Baton Rouge on the police killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. From the series Project Censored researcher Loan Le looks at U-S police forces, who will soon be add... Read more

Amy Goodman Speaking on "Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America"

Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2016 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Amy Goodman gave a moving and inspiring talk on "Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America"  at the Aladdin Theater on May 8th. Her sold out event was a benefit for KBOO Community Radio and Street Roots. Hear this powerful talk as part of special ... Read more

The State of Policing in Portland

Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2016 at 10:00am - 11:30am
  Host Jo Ann Hardesty features an update on the state of policing in Portland.  Read more