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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

Getting Beyond Kyoto: Global Politics & Climate

Airs at: Sun, 07/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Oren Langelle,  co-director  of the Global Justice Ecology Project, attended an international conference in Bonn that is preparing for later meetings on a new, post-Kyoto, treaty on combatting climate change.  Unfortunately all the usual suspects were in charge.  Here  he ... Read more

Last Ditch Effort to Prevent Costly Chemical Filtration System -- Portland's Bull Run Water is Already Green and Clean!

Airs at: Tue, 07/21/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Portland's Bull Run Watershed is a natural, low cost and very effective water treatment system. So why are there there plans for a costly chemical filtration plant? How did the corporation Montgomery, Watson, Harza Global influence the decision process? How will it affect l... Read more

Portland's Green Infrastructure

Airs at: Tue, 07/21/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
  Why preserving and building new green infrastructure is so important in making our city sustainable. Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein  What is Green Infrastructure? According to Portland's Bureau of Environmental Services it's: "interconnected natural systems and/ or enginee... Read more

Healthcare, Wingnuttery, and Al Franken

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2009 at 5:00pm
 What if a week went by in America and nothing interesting happened? Not this week.  Hosted by: Abe Proctor.  (Joe Uris is on Summer Holiday)   What if a week went by in America and nothing interesting happened? Not this week. Abe takes a brief look at the many pots quickl... Read more

Gangs in History and Film

Airs at: Sun, 07/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Tom Becker (pictured here) is our host as we hear about the history of gangs, the movie version of John Dillinger (Public Enemies), the political agitation that founded the US of A,  and the power grab built into the House-passed energy bill.  Tom also plays selections fr... Read more

Failings of the Energy Bill

Airs at: Sun, 07/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    The energy bill just passed by the House of Representatives puts the future energy policy of the US in exactly the wrong hands.  Bill Resnick explains why.   Read more

Oregon Country Fair, Outdoor culture, National Parks and Recreation month

Airs at: Thu, 07/02/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Community Grooves
  The Community Grooves program features diverse community associations and cultural events. On today's program, host Natalie Butto features: Oregon Country Fair and outdoor cultural events, in honor of national National Parks and Recreation month.   Guests are: Ama... Read more

Gavin Schmidt and Climate Change - Picturing The Science

Airs at: Tue, 06/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Understanding the ramifications of climate change through images        Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein interviews NASA climate scientist Gavin Schmidt, co-author and editor of an unprecedented union of scientific analysis and photography illustrating the effects of clim... Read more

Gender and Revolution: Sexual Politics in Iran and the US

Airs at: Sun, 06/28/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 How have women fared in revolutionary Iran, and what is their role in the current upheavals there?  Is the movement for gay marriage going to make gays and lesbians conform to traditional family values?  What will it take to make our health care system, corrupted by profit... Read more