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Nuclear Provision in Climate Bill

Airs at: Wed, 05/13/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  President Obama has promoted ‘alternative energy’ as a key part of his agenda. To achieve that goal, some legislators in the US Congress have proposed a ‘Clean Energy Bank’ that would provide low-interest loans for new alternative energy projects. But anti-nuclear group... Read more

Let's Connect the Torture Dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney!

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2009 at 5:00pm
 Abe and Joe connect the torture dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney! Abe and Joe examine new revelations in the ongoing U.S. torture scandal that lead directly to former Vice President Cheney. But we already knew that. Also, an LNG update and a look at the health c... Read more

Peter Ward and "The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self Destructive?"

Airs at: Sun, 05/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
 Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Peter Ward, author of "The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?" Peter Ward will be speaking about his work tonight, Monday, May 11, 2009 at 07:30 PM at Powell's City of Books on Burnside. In The Medea Hypothes... Read more

Mark Winne and "Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty"

Airs at: Sun, 05/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Mark Winne, author of Closing the Food Gap:  Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty.   Closing the Food Gap exposes America's dangerous dietary split: from patrons of food pantries, bodegas, and convenience stores to the more comfortabl... Read more

Leon Kolankiewicz on Population Growth and the Environment

Airs at: Tue, 05/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Hosted by Barbara Bernstein   The recent outbreak of H1N1 Flu (or swine flu) is raising questions about potential links between pandemics and population stability. For a few days last week a large hog farm in Veracruz was being blamed for the outbreak of swine flu in Mexic... Read more

Soccer, Streetcars, and GIVE MONEY to KBOO!!!

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2009 at 5:00pm
 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris Issues near and dear to Portlanders -- like soccer and streetcars -- come to the fore during Abe and Joe's first Spring Membership Drive show. Read more

Prop. rights opposition to pro-lng bill

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Many people and groups oppose Liquefied Natural Gas in Oregon for environmental reasons. One bill oringinally introduced by the Bradwood Landing L-N-G facility, though, is facing opposition from the Northwest Property Rights Coalition. House bill three-oh-five-eight was desi... Read more

Grow your Own Food!!!

Airs at: Tue, 04/28/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Hosted by Barbara Bernstein It's time to plant your garden and this morning we talk with two Portland gardening proponents who work to make gardening accessible and enjoyable to everyone. We'll talk with Renee Moog, the coordinator for the SE Natural Techniques Demonstrati... Read more

Torture and War... and... LNG!

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2009 at 5:00pm
 Joe Uris and Abe Proctor host a discussion of "Torture and War."   Near the end of the show, Susan, Joe and Abe's official LNG Ambassador, called to tell us about Oregon House Bill 3058 (Read the actual Bill here), which would make it easier for LNG Pipeline companies to g... Read more

Radiozine on 4/28/09

Airs at: Tue, 04/28/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Jeff Goodell, author of "Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future" and contributing editor at "Rolling Stone" discusses the importance of ending America's overreliance on coal-fired power. Also Cesia Kearns, Regional Representative of the Beyond Coal Compai... Read more