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The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 28, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this episode of the Old Mole, and we hear-- Bill Resnick talks with radical economist Marty Hart-Landsberg about what we need to learn from the "old" New Deal in order to fight for a Green New Deal; Clayton Morgareidge comments on importance of m... Read more

Burgerville Workers on Strike and Grocery Workers Settle

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Fast food and grocery workers have been engaged in intense organizing and bargaining lately.  Burgerville Workers Union launched a four-store strike last Wednesday trying to force the company to substantially raise wages.  Grocery Workers, represented by the United Food and... Read more

United Nations Sunday conference on climate justice promises insights

Airs at: Fri, 10/25/2019 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  This Sunday, the First Unitarian Church will be hosting the United Nations Sunday, a conference on climate justice. One of the panelists, Shannon McClure, sat down with KBOO’s Althea Billings to tell us more about the event, her experience with climate justice and how a... Read more

Local Humanitarian Reem Ghunaim teaches the world about peace

Airs at: Thu, 10/24/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Reem Ghunaim is the Executive Director for Rotarian Action Group for Peace. Soon, she plans to travel to Geneva, Switzerland, to speak at Geneva Peace Week, a gathering of global peacebuilding groups and UN representatives. KBOO's Annette Newell and Althea Billings spoke... Read more

Cheetahs in Crisis: In Conversation with Dr. Laurie Marker, Cheetah Expert and Cheetah Conservation Fund Founder

Airs at: Thu, 10/24/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The wildlife of our planet is more threatened than ever, especially when it comes to top-tier predators such as wolves and big cats. Cheetahs, however, are racing towards extinction almost faster than they can run because in addition to habitat loss; they are victims of ... Read more

Ep 95. LIVE! From The MOMENTOUS:MERCATUSPDX Magazine Launch

Airs at: Thu, 10/24/2019 at 9:00am - Thu, 10/31/2019 at 10:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Back in April, we were given the privilege of interviewing incredible creatives, policy makers, entrepreneurs, and innovators involved with the Mercatus PDX​ magazine launch at the Momentous event (Elevating, Connecting, & Celebrating Entrepreneurs of Color). We had HEAVY H... Read more

Chilean protests continue, millions demonstrating in the streets

Airs at: Wed, 10/23/2019 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Since Friday, social unrest has been mounting in Chile, with millions nationwide protesting in the streets. Last week, students started protesting fare hikes on the subway system, the second in two weeks. These demonstrations sparked more unrest, with unions across the ... Read more

Great Old Broads for Wilderness help Forest Service with solitude monitoring

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The Wilderness Act of 1964, which protected over 9 million acres of land in the US, states that, by definition, Wilderness must have “outstanding opportunities for solitude or a primitive and unconfined type of recreation”. In studio with us are members of the grass-roo... Read more

Buscando America on 10/22/19

Airs at: Tue, 10/22/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
 Outsidein es una clínica que desde 1968 ha ayudado a romper los ciclos de  mala salud entre las comunidades más vulnerables en Portland, escucha una conversación con Aaron Baeza. Street Books nos visita en cabina con Marissa. Sebastián Piñera declaró a Chile en estado de g... Read more

PG&E Bankruptcy

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker review the bankruptcy case of Pacific Gas and Electric, the investor-owned utility responsible for over 1500 fires, a number of fire-related deaths, and power outages in California, and how this bankruptcy case... Read more