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Opting Out (Everything they ever told you is Wrong)

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
  Society tells us to aspire to certain ideals. We should own a big house, drive a nice car, go for that next promotion... eat this, drink that. What happens when you reject these as goals? How do you form your own path in a world that judges you against fairly rigid guide... Read more

SOLVE & Siuslaw Watershed Council

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Beyond Your Front Door
  We have a great two-part interview on this week's show with two groups that are working to make a big difference in Oregon's coastal communities (and beyond).  SOLVE (based in Portland, but working throughout Oregon) has been around for over 50 years working with volunt... Read more

Black Friday, Earthalujah Sunday

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Earth Riot Radio
  The rapacious shopping economy has been our devil for 20 years in the Church of Stop Shopping. But that doesn't matter.   Because this week the zombie tsunami crashes on us all. The News from the Natural World in this Earth Riot episode is breath-taking in the finality o... Read more

O Heavenly Grid: The Burning Question

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radio Ecoshock
  Our opening prayer O Heaveny Grid is from the Firesign Theatre - dedicated to the late and deceased COP27 climate conference held in Egypt this month. Katrin Ganswindt from the German enviromental group Urgewald reports oil, gas, and coal companies have announced expansi... Read more

Portland's City Charter Change - What Comes Next

Airs at: Mon, 12/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland voters just made history. With the passage of Measure 26-228, for the first time in over 100 years we are changing our form of government and election system. The City of Portland will be implementing ranked choice voting, preparing to move to a City Administrator ... Read more

Building Community and Halting the Gas Export Boom on the Gulf Coast

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for EcoJustice Radio
  The Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas face a petrochemical and fracked gas export boom. Super-heat-charged hurricanes strike almost every year. As a result, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and Low-Income Communities, face an interrelated number of issues including en... Read more

Your Inner Tree

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
  Declining biodiversity is a problem as fraught as climate change. Loss of habitat, monoculture crops, and the damming of waterways all lead to massive species extinction. They tear at life's delicate web, and threaten a balance established by four billion years of evolut... Read more

Bayo Akomolafe on Coming Alive to Other Senses

Airs at: Tue, 11/29/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for For The Wild
  We're taking a pause this week from our regular episodes to promote our first Slow Study with Bayo Akomolafe. In celebration, we are rebroadcasting our recent interview, "Bayo Akomolafe on Coming Alive to Other Senses."   In this encore, Bayo Akomolafe guides listeners o... Read more

Society of the Sports Spectacle, with Jules Boykoff

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With the global mega-event, football (aka soccer)'s World Cup, in full swing, we take the opportunity to have as today's guest, Jules Boycoff, local author who has written widely on the business and politics of sport. A one-time member of the U.S. men's under-23 natio... Read more

Spotted Owls and Wildfire

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Northern Spotted Owl is the quintessential canary in the coal-mine for older forest ecosystems. It was listed as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act in 1992 because of widespread logging of its old-growth forest habitat. And although wildfires have been blamed... Read more