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The World's Largest Methanol Refinery Hits a Roadblock

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For five years the small Washington state community of Kalama has been grappling with spectre of having the world's largest methanol refinery sited at their port. Northwest Innovation Works, a Chinese-backed company, has been trying with little luck to attain the necessary ... Read more

Big Money and Fossil Fuels

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Susan Palmiter, an environmental activist on the divest/reinvest team of 350pdx.org. Palmiter co-leads the campaign to demand that JPMorgan Chase, the sole US funder of the Jordan Cove pipeline project and the largest funder of fossil fuels worldwid... Read more

Post-Thanksgiving Digest

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel continues digesting the meaning of the USA’s harvest holiday. Reading from recent writing by indigenous activists and historians, she traces the myth of Thanksgiving, notes the history of native resistance to genocide, and touches on the work of activists with ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 2, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris host's this episode of The Old Mole which includes: Assault on Democracy: Bill Resnick interviews Lynn Adelman, a federal judge in Wisconsin, about the Roberts Court.  Post Thanksgiving Digest: Well Read Red Frann Michel continues digesting the meaning of ... Read more

The Divine and the Mundane: Music in the Fabric of Our Lives

Airs at: Sat, 11/30/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Whether we hear it or not, we are always steeped in sound. Over the course of 2019, Threshold Shift has been exploring the intersections of field recording, sound design, human hearing and music. We started in March with guest host, Bill McQuay's, second deep dive into the ... Read more

Tonight on Threshold Shift--Composers Simrit and Mamoru Fujieda

Produced for Threshold Shift
The Divine and the Mundane--Music from the Fabric of Our Lives Tonight from 12 - 3am, we'll be having a special episode of Threshold Shift featuring our year-in-review as well as a long-form interview with chart-topping, neo-psychedelic world musician, Simrit Kaur with snea... Read more

Alternative Radio Archives: Political Activist Russell Means

Airs at: Thu, 11/28/2019 at 8:00am
  Russell Means was a renowned activist for Indian Rights. An Oglala Lakota, he was born on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. He was a founding member of the American Indian Movement and its first national director. His autobiography is Where White Men Fea... Read more

The "Battle of Seattle" 20 Years Later: Globalization, Anarchism and Indymedia

Airs at: Fri, 11/29/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
It’s been 20 years since protesters shut down the World Trade Organization in what became known as the ‘Battle of Seattle’. That mass mobilization and protest sparked a global movement to combat corporate trade agreements and colonial funding models. In late 1999, thousand... Read more

For the Birds - with Bob Sallinger

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In October the Audubon Society released a report stating that “Two-thirds of America’s birds are threatened with extinction from climate change, but keeping global temperatures down will help up to 76 percent of them." This follows a previous month's report that North Ameri... Read more

Buscando America on 11/26/19

Airs at: Tue, 11/26/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En cabina  Edna Vázquez presenta su nuevo LP  "Bésame Mucho" donde grabó con Pink Martini. En este programa hablamos sobre la organización  No Más Muertes // No More Deaths y el juicio que enfrentó Scott Warren por proporcionar agua y comida a migrantes que cruzan el desier... Read more