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An hour with Jared Yates Sexton on his new book, Qanon and the lead-up to the election

Airs at: Wed, 10/28/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  (From Wikipedia): Jared Yates Sexton is an American author and political commentator from Linton, Indiana. He is an associate professor in the Department of Writing and Linguistics at Georgia Southern University. Sexton is the author of three short story collections: An ... Read more

Open phone lines to talk about the upcoming elections!

Airs at: Wed, 10/21/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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      The studio line to get on the air is 503-231-8187. Please vote....I mean call, early and often!! Don't wait until the last minute. Read more

On toppled statues, the Oregon Historical Society and the "Day of Rage," with co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 10/14/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Join regular host Paul Roland and second Wednesday co-host Jacqueline Keeler, along with their guest David Lewis, as they discuss the "Day of Rage" actions on Sunday night that have proved highly controversial in the Native American community as well as among progress... Read more

A Tale of Two Viruses, or Triumph of the ill

Airs at: Wed, 10/07/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  For Trump, these are the best of times, and the worst of times.   Some suggested readings: https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/mr-bright-side-trumps-gospel-of-positive-thinking/ https://www.salon.com/2020/05/14/the-pandemic-exposes-the-truth-right-wing-individuali... Read more

Let's debate the debate!

Airs at: Wed, 09/30/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Did you watch the debate? Who do you think won? Does it matter? Who got in the best punches or punchlines? Call in at 503-231-8187 to talk with Paul. Read more

Are we headed for civil war? and other cheery thoughts

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    To call in and join the conversation: 503-231-8187.   Relevant articles:   A wargame designer defines our four possible civil wars. Life in the US Has the Hallmarks of a “Low-Grade War Zone” 2020 is a Warning That Our Civilization is Beginning to Fall Apart   Read more

Firestorm in the West: A deep look with fire ecologist Tim Ingalsbee

Airs at: Wed, 09/16/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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      Timothy Ingalsbee, Ph.D. is co-founder and executive director of Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics, and Ecology (FUSEE) and is a faculty research associate at the University of Oregon. Timothy began his career as a wildland firefighter for the U.S. Forest Serv... Read more

Second Wednesday, with co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 09/09/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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The far right, white supremacy, and the police, with ex-FBI agent Mike German

Airs at: Wed, 09/02/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Mike German is a former FBI agent and a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program. From the Brennan Center's website: The Brennan Center's Liberty & National Security Program seeks to ensure that the U.S. government respects hu... Read more

Library Workers Organize Against Lay-offs

Airs at: Wed, 08/26/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Multnomah County library staff have been told that up to 128 library jobs may be cut. Library director Vailey Oehlke has made no effort to clarify the number of positions that will be cut to library staff. This has instilled a sense of fear and uncertainty for staff. ... Read more