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Making a Sustainable City, Part 2

Airs at: Sun, 08/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Continuing  their discussion of sustainable cities, aired last week, Bill Resnick and  urban environmentalist Mike Houck consider  social equity.  A city cannot be sustainable without insuring that all its residents have good jobs and decent income.   They also discuss how... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 11, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 08/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Tom Becker,  this program discusses green and sustainable cities, J.M. Coetzee's South African boyhood, being distracted from important lies  by trivial ones, and how the first labor  party was born 180 years ago in Philadelphia.  To hear the whole show, click on ... Read more

Making a Sustainable City

Airs at: Sun, 08/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with urban naturalist Mike Houck of the Audubon Society and the Urban Greenspaces Institute.  They discuss many of the issues around making Portland part of a natural, sustainable environment in this two-part interview.  We hear Part 1 on this program;  P... Read more

What's wrong with Off-Shore Oil Drilling?

Airs at: Tue, 08/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) talks with Richard Charter, with Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, about the recent push for lifting moratoriums on off-shore oil drilling, why the idea seems to be winning public support, and what is wrong with the plan.Barbara B... Read more

Locus Focus: Columbia River Crossing and the Obama Cartoon

Airs at: Tue, 07/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein leads a discussion with our listeners on two topics, one National, one Local: The Columbia River Crossing and the recent New Yorker cover, featuring a cartoon of Barack Obama and his wife dressed as terrorists. Read more

Ron Buel and the Columbia River Crossing

Airs at: Sun, 07/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Host Per Fagereng talks with Portland icon Ron Buel about the controversial I-5 Bridge Replacement Project. More information at SmarterBridge.org. Read more

Portland Cyclist Tasered

Airs at: Wed, 06/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Portland bike evangelist Reverend Phil was tasered by Portland police. According to eyewitnesses, at around 10 o'clock PM, a police officer pulled over bicyclist Diana at Southeast Seventh and Morrison to issue her a citation for not having a bike light. While the officer wa... Read more

Portland's 40 Mile Loop - The North Portland Greenway

Airs at: Tue, 05/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein invites local Portland activists Paul Maresh and Pam Arden from the Friends of the 40 Mile Loop (40mileLoop.org) to discuss the plans for adding the North Portland Greenway to the long-term plan for a 40 Mile hiking and biking loop around the Portland... Read more

Villages in Cities

Airs at: Sun, 05/25/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Village Building Convergence is a project for creating new public spaces in our cities through neighbors working together to create urban villages, some of which can be found in many Portland neighborhoods. Bill Resnick talks with two members of this movement, Kat Steel... Read more

The Portland Plan, Civic Engagement & the Village Building Convergence

Airs at: Tue, 05/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Building on the work of visionPDX, the Portland Plan is a citywide effort to guide the physical, economic, social, cultural and environmental development of Portland over the next 30 years.  City Repair, among many projects, seeks to activate people to be part of the communit... Read more