Energy/Natural Resources

Flashpoints: Voices from Standing Rock

Airs at: Thu, 11/17/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Host David Bernstein continues a week of broadcasts from Standing Rock. We'll cover a tense protest that took place in front of the Federal Building in Downtown Bismark, as police did everything in their power to prevent it from taking place, including blocking off the m... Read more

Flashpoints on 11/15/16

Airs at: Tue, 11/15/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
Today on Flashpoints, eye witnesses give updates on the struggle at Standing Rock, and Cheryl Angel of the Rosebud Nation explains the role women are playing in the resistance. Read more

Alternative Radio - The Never Ending Occupation: Palestine

Airs at: Tue, 11/15/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Gideon Levy was born and lives in Tel Aviv. He is a columnist and member of the editorial board of Ha’aretz, Israel’s oldest daily newspaper, where he has covered the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza for more than 30 years. The author of The Punishment of Gaz... Read more

Flashpoints with Dennis Bernstein

Airs at: Fri, 11/11/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Today on Flashpoints: Riding the freedom bus, as students and young people all across America continue to protest Trump's ascension to the White House. Also, a report back back and update from Standing Rock, as the Flashpoints team heads out to North Dakota for a week of... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 24, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 10/24/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts this show and we hear these segments: 1. Economist Marty Hart-Landsberg makes the case for Measure 97. 2. Psychologist Tod Sloan discusses the psychic impacts of oppression. 3. Desiree Hellegers interviews local activists about Portland's contracts with se... Read more

G4S at Standing Rock

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers interviews Maxine Fookson of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) and Peter Miller of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights (AUPHR) about Portland city contracts with the the global security company G4S, which has recently been in the news in connection wi... Read more

A MINE ON MT. ST. HELENS?

Airs at: Mon, 10/24/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Since 2010, Ascot Resources has been trying to get a permit to conduct exploratory drilling for gold, copper and molybdenum deposits on Mt. St. Helens, with plans to ultimately develop a mine. The proposed drilling project is located just outside the boundary of the Mount S... Read more

Would a Crisis Benefit Left or Right?

Airs at: Thu, 10/20/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
Flashpoints was pre-empted last night for the Presidential Candidate Debate, so we'll hear the latest episode from the series Radio Ecoshock with host Alex Smith. The show asks, "Should we hope for a crisis as a way out?"  Alex speaks with Eddie Yuen from Pacifica's "Again... Read more

Bill McKibben on the State of the Climate Movement

Airs at: Thu, 10/20/2016 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
  Host Theresa Mitchell interviews environmental activist and author Bill McKibben about the state of the climate movement and what it takes to keep fossil fuels in the ground. Bill McKibben’s 1989 groundbreaking book, The End of Nature, was the first of his 13 remarkable... Read more

EXPANDING OIL TRAIN TRAFFIC THROUGH THE COLUMBIA GORGE

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Four months after an oil train derailed and caught fire in the Columbia Gorge town of Mosier, the Wasco County Planning Commission has approved a proposal by Union Pacific to expand its rail facilities through Mosier, at the very site of the derailment in June. According to... Read more