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Hexing the Patriarchy

Airs at: Wed, 12/11/2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
 Suzanne LaGrande talks with journalist, teacher and renowned feminist writer Ariel Gore about her new book, Hexing The Patriarchy: 26 Potions, Spells and Magical Elixirs to Embolden Resistance. Gore talks about how magic has always been a resource for the disenfranchised a... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 9, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today on the Old Mole we hear the following segments: Continuing Assault on Democracy: In the second of a two part interview Bill Resnick speaks with Judge Lynn Adelman on the Roberts Court and its threat to democracy. Portland's Climate Action Plan: Jan Haaken interviews ... Read more

February 26, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    On this week's show: --An update on the texting scandal between the PBB and Patriot Prayer, and the Community Listening Session at Maranatha Church --Live interview with members of PSU Student Union about the Disarm PSU campaign and a recent series of forums on the k... Read more

February 19, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/19/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    On this week's show: --The City withdraws from the Joint Terrorism Task Force --Texts are made public between PPB Lt. Jeff Niiya and Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson --Multnomah County prosecutors have been falsifying grand jury results for decades --A report from... Read more

February 12, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/12/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    On this week's show: --A police shooting shut down a large sector of I-84 after cops chased a murder/robbery suspect across state lines from Washington --Public safety bills in the OR State Legislature --Update on the settlement with former Portland Sgt. Gregg Lewis ... Read more

February 5, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/05/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On our inaugural show: --we try to explain the title for the first time of many --The Portland Police Association (PPA) raids AFSCME for workers at the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC) --We take a look at the PPA's legal and lobbying team --Sgt. Gregg... Read more

The World's Largest Methanol Refinery Hits a Roadblock

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For five years the small Washington state community of Kalama has been grappling with spectre of having the world's largest methanol refinery sited at their port. Northwest Innovation Works, a Chinese-backed company, has been trying with little luck to attain the necessary ... Read more

Campaign finance regulation inspires upcoming forum

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Oregon is one of the only states where electoral campaigns are not subjected to contribution or expenditure limits. Though money is certainly necessary to run a campaign, many voters and political scientists alike advocate for limits on how much one person or group can g... Read more

Postal pilot project hurts workers and residents alike

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Mail routes have been increasingly inconsistent in the Kenton neighborhood of Portland recently, and a new pilot project is to blame. On Saturday, residents of the 97217 zip code rallied outside the Kenton Post office to protest the haphazard mail delivery. The pilot pr... Read more

Big Money and Fossil Fuels

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Susan Palmiter, an environmental activist on the divest/reinvest team of 350pdx.org. Palmiter co-leads the campaign to demand that JPMorgan Chase, the sole US funder of the Jordan Cove pipeline project and the largest funder of fossil fuels worldwid... Read more