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The Gap: Catalytic Converters, Bad Ideas forced through and some good news too

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea have a hearty discussion about the local happenings around town. First, the Willamette Week coverage of the 'Lake Oswego Catalytic Converter Ring' that made up 28% of all catalytic converter theft in Portland! It's a wild stor... Read more

Black White Supremacists / Forgiveness in Black Circles

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  Today's episode starts off with our discussion on Black White supremacists. There are folks who are Black who go well beyond the conservative label, and they can be dangerous and confusing to the masses. We discuss some of the more prominent names and identify common cha... Read more

Portland's City Charter Change - What Comes Next

Airs at: Mon, 12/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland voters just made history. With the passage of Measure 26-228, for the first time in over 100 years we are changing our form of government and election system. The City of Portland will be implementing ranked choice voting, preparing to move to a City Administrator ... Read more

American Exception / Net-Neutrality and Beyond

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Project Censored
  Mickey opens this week's program with a conversation with Aaron Good; they examine the post-WWII U.S. rise to world domination, and how it underlies today's events, notably the Russia-Ukraine-NATO conflict. In the second half of the show, Eleanor Goldfield speaks with Ch... Read more

Society of the Sports Spectacle, with Jules Boykoff

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With the global mega-event, football (aka soccer)'s World Cup, in full swing, we take the opportunity to have as today's guest, Jules Boycoff, local author who has written widely on the business and politics of sport. A one-time member of the U.S. men's under-23 natio... Read more

City Workers Authorize a Strike

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Portland City workers from three bureaus - transportation, parks, and environmental services - have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike for higher wages and improved safety.  James O'Laughlen, former wastewater treatment worker, now union representative, tells Labor ... Read more

The Midterms are over; now what?

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
We dodged a bullet in 2022 mid-year election, with the Democrats strengthening their control of the Senate and narrowly losing the House of Representatives. All pundits had predicted a Republican triumph, and their loss triggered a bloodletting in the Party and jubilation f... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 28, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Midterms are Over; Now what? We dodged a bullet in 2022 mid-year election, with the Democrats strengthening their control of the Senate and narrowly losing the House of Repr... Read more

In Memoriam-Staughton Lynd

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On November 17 of this year, left author, activist, labor lawyer and historian Staughton Lynd died at the age of 92. In this tribute, his friend and fellow activist, Andy Piascik summarizes Lynd’s legacy. The article, entitled “Forever Young: Staughton Lynd”, was published ... Read more

Climate Change in an Island Nation / Climate Talk vs. Climate Action

Airs at: Tue, 11/22/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Project Censored
  Eleanor Goldfield hosts this week's program. While the COP27 climate conference was underway, she spoke with Khadeeja Naseem, a cabinet minister from the Maldive Islands; the Maldives are one of the countries most endangered by sea-level rise. Their conversation included... Read more