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Andy Frazier and Colin O'Neill versus the Clearwire Cell Tower in NE

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Hosted by Erik Jorgensen Today's guests are Andy Frazier and Colin O'Neill from RespectPDX.org who are organizing against the installation of a Clearwire cell tower on NE. Fremont and 37th.           Read more

Looking beyond the rhetoric: the arguments for (and against) Measures 66 & 67

Airs at: Thu, 01/07/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
On January 26, Oregonians will be asked to decide how the latest chapter in the state's long-running tax wars will turn out. Opponents of two tax increases approved by the legislature in 2009 succeeded in collecting enough signatures for a referendum on what are now Measure... Read more

January 11, 2010 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this show discusses Oregon tax measures with Steve Novick; the blockbuster movie "Avatar," making the power grid democratic, and the latest in political rap music.  For information about our theme music and our graphics, go to our main page. ... Read more

Democratic Energy

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Can electricity be produced locally where it can be controlled by local communities?  Yes, claims Judy Barnes of Oregonians For Renewable Energy Policy in this conversation with Bill Resnick.  She points to the example of Germany where  it is possible for  residents to sel... Read more

Movie Moles: "Avatar"

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 James Cameron's new blockbuster movie Avatar has been widely debated: what is it really saying about people with disabilities, the environment, racism, colonialism, and other important social questions?   Our Movie Moles Frann Michel and Denise Morris have a rousing good t... Read more

What's Happening with Portland's Water?

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
What's going on with Portland's water? In light of the Thanksgiving weekend e coli outbreak in one of the Washington Park Reservoirs, we look at arguments for and against covering Portland's famously open-air reservoirs. We also talk about the underground water storage faci... Read more

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On the Old Mole Jan 11, 2010, Denise Morris & I discussed Avatar, the expensive and profitable 3-D blockbuster, written and directed by James Cameron. The movie is set in 2154 on Pandora, the Earth-like moon of a gas giant in the Alpha Centauri system, where the RDA Corp... Read more

James Kunstler: Predictions for 2010 and Beyond

Airs at: Thu, 01/07/2010 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
    Host Per Fagereng speaks with James Kunstler, author of numerous books including World Made By Hand, The Long Emergency, and The Geography of Nowhere. He discusses his predictions for 2010 and the future in general. CD-2102   Read more

CLIMATE CHANGE DEBATE

Airs at: Mon, 01/04/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Ubu Hour
CLIMATE CHANGE DEBATE - The Ubu Hour brings in some newsy types and a couple scientists on opposing sides of the climate change debate. After all, isn't that what we need? More debates... Voices by Alicia, Noah, Rambo, Rolf and Sweet-tooth. Read more

What Happened in Copenhagen?

Airs at: Mon, 01/04/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Climate talks drew to a close in Copenhagen just before Christmas, with little concrete action to celebrate. Our guest Robert Engelman was there and he tells us what happened in Copenhagen, what didn't happen, what we can hope for and what we need to make sure happens soon.... Read more