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Oil Disaster in the Niger Delta

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Sweet Crude is a new film about  the struggle between the people of the Niger River Delta and the Shell oil-megacorporation, and its director Sandy Cioffi talks here with the Old Mole's Wendy Webb about the film and the people's resistance to the ongoing desctruction of th... Read more

Deep Water Drilling: Motives and Dangers

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Michael Klare, writer for the Nation and author of several books, including Blood and Oil, talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about deep water oil drilling as just one of the many "extreme" technologies that enrich the oil companies while endangering our lives and envi... Read more

Paul Cienfuegos on Taking back power from the corporatocracy

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2010 at 12:00am
Paul Ceinfuegos spoke June 3rd, 2010 at the Village Building Convergence in Portland.  The essence of his talk is that these times call for very bold thinking and action to implement massive change.  He says it is the citizens of a democracy, we the people, that have the ri... Read more

Abe and Joe dive into the murky waters of the ongoing Gulf of Mexico horror show

Airs at: Tue, 06/08/2010 at 12:00am
  Abe and Joe dive into the murky waters of the ongoing Gulf of Mexico horror show, and pay appropriate homage to the impeccable free market forces that first caused the disaster, and then failed to remedy it. Also: President Obama continues his reluctance to seize the pop... Read more

The Oil Hemorrhage in the Progressive Narrative

The Oil Hemorrhage in the Progressive Narrative Old Mole Variety Hour, June 7, 2010             The gulf oil disaster – which should be called a “hemorrhage”, not a “spill” – ought to repeal faith in the wisdom of unregulated markets.   Like the financial crisis that has der... Read more

Sand Berms and Burning Oil Slicks in the Gulf of Mexico

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As part of KBOO's special day of programming about the BP Oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico - Stop the Oil – Save the Gulf! this episode of Locus Focus looks at two under-reported stories coming out of the Gulf. First we talk with Portland science writer Liz Grossman, who ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 06/03/2010

Airs at: Thu, 06/03/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Jo Ann & Dave discuss police accountability, and the U.S. Supreme Court's June 1 decision regarding Miranda rights.  Open lines. About the program… Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions ... Read more

Press**Watch: bomb the gusher?

Last week I mentioned using Navy depth charges to seal the BP well.  It is worth noting that the US armed forces have giant non-nuclear devices like the MOAB which run to thousands of pounds and approach the force of a nuclear device.  I do NOT recommend the use of a nuke t... Read more

More discussion on BOTH current BP Oil Spills, and their underlying causes

Airs at: Tue, 06/01/2010 at 12:00am
 Hosted by Joe Uris More discussion on the BP Oil Spill and it's underlying causes... Please note...  There is a new BP Oil Spill on the Alaskan Pipeline, but that one isn't getting any Press...  Apparently, they can't handle more than one leak at a time...   Read more

Voices from the Edge on 05/27/2010

Airs at: Thu, 05/27/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Coffee, Tea and VOE: A talk with Coffee Party PDX's Kristy Alberty and Common Cause Oregon's Nate Gulley The Tea Party has captured the imagination of America's media industry if not the American people, lending it clout that far surpasses its numbers. Tea Party pressure ... Read more