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Why Hanford Does Not Need Anymore Nukes

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on October 18, 2021 The Hanford Reservation is one of the most polluted places in the world. For over 40 years, the United States produced plutonium there for nuclear weapons, and released hundreds of billions of gallons of liquid chemical a... Read more

"We Have To Be Bold" (pt 2)

Airs at: Wed, 11/17/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century we hear more from a conversation with Brittany Graham, Acting Executive Director of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU), Elli Taylor with VANDU and the Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society, and Caitlin Shane, Staff Lawyer at the ... Read more

Environmental Justice for Cully Neighborhood

Airs at: Mon, 11/15/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Cully neighborhood in NE Portland is one of Portland’s most racially diverse neighborhoods, with many children and families, and it’s a haven for urban farmers. But it is also home for some of Portland’s most polluting industries. Recently the Owens-Brockway glass recyc... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 15, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 11/15/2021 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 Monster Who Came up the River: Native peoples hold rich traditions of storytelling, passed on by elders from one generation to the next. These stories speak of resilience, w... Read more

The Thin Green Line

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
November is National Native American Heritage Month. Today, Jan Haaken talks with Cathy Sampson-Kruse, a member of the Waluulapum Band, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, about an upcoming benefit screening of  "NECESSITY Part II: Rails, Rivers & the Th... Read more

Volunteer-run no-kill cat shelter House of Dreams cares for abandoned and homeless cats

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  House of Dreams is a no-kill Portland shelter that provides care for abandoned and homeless cats, with the goal of finding them permanent homes. It's an all-volunteer organization, and is organizing a silent auction to support their care for the cats from November 9-14. ... Read more

Ocean Blue Project pushes beach microplastic removal into the future

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Microplastics are, like their name suggests, small, and they can be easy to miss. But they have a big impact on waterways and fisheries. The Ocean Blue Project is a non-profit that works on microplastic clean up projects and recovering them from sandy beaches. It's grown... Read more

COP 26 is the last and best chance to halt the climate crisis, but greenwashing and stinginess threaten negotiations

Airs at: Thu, 11/04/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  COP 26, or the 26th annual Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change, is seen as the last credible opportunity to limit planetary warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.  COP 26 is happening now in Glasgow, and participating countries have to submit a Nat... Read more

Buscando America on 11/09/21

Airs at: Tue, 11/09/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta transmisión escuchamos el segundo bloque del Mictlán Rebelde Sonoro Mictlan Xibalba Neh, un acto político cultural para honrar a nuestras muert@s y muertos, por la verdad y la justicia. Convocaron las/los/les compas adherentes a la sexta,  a colectiv@s, individu@s, ... Read more

The Crimes of Climate Change

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A panel of criminal and environmental lawyers from around the world has created a legal definition for ecoside as the basis of a push to criminalize mass damage and destruction of ecosystems. In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss this campa... Read more