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Ingrid Newkirk and The PETA Guide to Animal Rights

Airs at: Sun, 08/16/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
 Host Janna Bananna interviews Ingrid Newkirk President and CoFounder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), talking about PETA's new book, "The PETA Guide to Animal Rights"    Read more

Cash for Clunkers Program Faces Criticism

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Normal 0 The US Congress recently decided to triple the amount of money designated for the ‘cash for clunkers’ program. The Program is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by getting old cars off the road. But critics have challenged the increased spending on a pr... Read more

August 10 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 08/09/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Tom Becker (pictured here) hosts this show dealing with racism, the WTO, anti-tax protests at healthcare reform meetings, and mountain top removal coal mining.   It features music from Woodstock as we approach the 40th anniversary of that historic festival.     For inform... Read more

Movie Moles: "Burning Our Future-Coal in America"

Airs at: Sun, 08/09/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Movie Moles Frann Michel and Denise Morris discuss the documentary Burning Our Future: Coal in America, a film about fighting mountain-top removal mining in West Virginia.  It will be out soon on DVD from Iron Weed Films.  For more on these horrendous mining operations, go... Read more

Battle for Seattle Ten Years On

Airs at: Sun, 08/09/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Ten years after the Seattle anti-WTO protests, actions are being planned for this November and December.  Tom Becker reads David Korten's piece from Yes Magazine about the need for ongoing protests against Wall Street's strangle-hold on the Earth.  For more information on ... Read more

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  Every Wednesday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am News & commentary on local, national and international issues - we invite your calls at 503-231-8187 Read more

Food Fray: Inside the Controversy over Genetically Modified Food

Airs at: Tue, 08/04/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 On Wednesday Morning Talk Radio, Marianne Barisonek hosts, with guests Lisa Weasel, author of the book Food Fray: Inside the Controversy over Genetically Modified Food and Rick North of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Read more

Who puts the "Bull" into "Bull Run"?!?

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2009 at 5:00pm
 Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris, but Joe is still on Vacation   Abe looks at the conundrum shared by the Portland Water Bureau and that segment of the populace which ingests water. Also, wingnut mobs descend upon town hall meetings across the land, intent on stopping t... Read more

Renewable Energy Solutions: Compressed Air Power

Airs at: Tue, 07/28/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Compressed Air Storage:  The Solution to Unreliable Wind and Solar Energy. Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Michael Tobin and Dr. James Mason who discuss solving the problem of wind and solar electricity prodution.   James  Mason has also co-authored an article for Scie... Read more

The July 27 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 07/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This edition of the Old Mole is hosted by Tom Becker (pictured here), and its topics include the global politics of climate change, the history and role of Bitch Magazine, the right to be irate when being arrested, healthcare workers' fight for their own union, and a set of... Read more