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Cracked Pots: "Re-use Is at the Heart of All We Do"

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Recovery Zone
On the March 5th, Recovery Zone, Stephanie Potter hosted Tess Beistel, founder of Cracked Pots, where waste is kept out of landfills and turned into garden art:  "Reuse is at the heart of all we do."  Biestel discussed  the introduction of the Cracked Pots UnGarden Show, wh... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 16, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 03/15/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Denise Morris, this program features discussions of single payer health insurance, a strike against a hedge-fund owned cookie company in Brooklyn, a movie about ambiguous gender, and a psychological investigation of political apathy.  To hear the whole show, clic... Read more

Getting Past Apathy

Airs at: Sun, 03/15/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Political activists are often discouraged by public "apathy" about big problems like the environmental crisis.  But what lies behind apathy? Psychologists  Jan Haaken and Renee Lertzman discuss how activists can relieve the sense of powerlessness that underlies what looks l... Read more

Wake-Free on the Willamette

Airs at: Tue, 03/17/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Why we need to make the Holgate Channel & Ross Island Lagoon wake-free or non-motorized zones - and what that means. Between Ross Island and the east bank of the Willamette lies the Holgate Channel, a patch of natural paradise only a couple miles south of downtown Portland... Read more

Details on the new movement Powershift 09

Airs at: Sun, 03/01/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News

Arjun Makhijani on the Nuclear Power Fiasco

Airs at: Tue, 03/03/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Thirty years ago this country's nuclear program came to a halt after the disasterous accident and meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear facility in Pennsylvania. Since then we are still debating how to safely store in perpetuity countless tons of high level radioactive ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 2, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 03/01/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program focuses on opportunities to shape what's ahead in the Obama years.  We hear from labor journalist Sam Pizzigati about the promise of the President's budget proposal; from Environmentalist Mary Wood about what we must do to keep th... Read more

Politics of Climate Change

Airs at: Sun, 03/01/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To save the planet, what do we have to do and how soon do we have to do it?  What can citiizens do to keep the CO2 levels in the atmosphere below the tipping point -- where it might be too late?  Enviornmental Law Professor Mary Wood says we must all act now.  She talks wit... Read more

Air Cascadia, 2/27/2009

Airs at: Thu, 02/26/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Air Cascadia
Liam Delta hosts. Read more