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Reflecting on Reflections Coffee and Books

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
We flipped the script for this program.  Black Book Talk co-host O B Hill is our guest, along with Gloria McMurtry.  They are the founders of Reflections Coffee and Books which, for 17 years, drew fans to the crossroads of MLK Blvd and Killingsworth St.   More than a coffee... Read more

Dangerous Pipedreams

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We are at the precipice of a climate emergency. If we do not seriously begin to cut our carbon emissions now we will be entering an uncharted territory of climate chaos. But instead of accelerating the adoption of verified and trusted climate solutions, governments and indu... Read more

Labor Radio

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join hosts Dr. Audrey Terrell, Deborah Hall, and Tina Turner-Morfitt of the Oregon Coalition of Black Trade Unionists in our monthly Labor Radio segment. Tonight’s segment spotlights the 2024 Primary and General Election and the relevance of the voices from the communities ... Read more

Duncan Hwang and Jamal Dar on a Greener 82nd Avenue

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00pm
 Our guests today are Metro Councilor Duncan Hwang and Jamal Dar, founder and Executive Director of the African Youth and Community Organization.  They are working on the 82nd Ave vision for a resilient green eco district. Read more

Let's Talk! First Friday Live Broadcast

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2024 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Let's Talk!
Let's Talk is a digital space for students at PCC experiencing disabilities to share their perspectives, ideas, and worldviews in an inclusive and accessible environment. The views and opinions expressed in this program are those of the speakers and do not necessarily refle... Read more

Local businesses, events, community building, event planning, suicide prevention.

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2024 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  In this interview, Lindsey Self talks about her business and other products she represents. We discuss event planning and her upcoming projects.   Lindsey actually started interviewing me at the end, I have an upcoming event with Elevate Him. I will be the host alongs... Read more

Killing Salmon to Lose Money

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Willamette River Basin once supported tremendous salmon runs. Today, less than 10,000 wild Chinook salmon return each year to the Upper Willamette River basin, approximately a 97% reduction of the historic estimates. And one of the main culprits for the threatened extin... Read more

Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 04/25/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  As part of the 20th anniversary commemoration of Words and Pictures, we revisit our October 2018 conversation with Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore.  Ezra and Ben grew up loving comics and science fiction, and have expanded both genres to address pressing issues of ... Read more

Human Rights and the Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 04/24/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Human Rights and the Drug War. In the Philippines, former Senator Leila de Lima was imprisoned for nearly seven years by the Duterte regime, framed for crimes she didn’t commit because she spoke out against human rights abuses and extrajudicial... Read more

Uncommitted

Airs at: Tue, 04/30/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
It’s no secret that the war in Gaza is alienating progressive voters who were already disaffected with the Biden campaign. The Uncommitted movement, though, offers progressives a way to push back on Gaza without conceding the election to Donald Trump. Join Traci and Abe for... Read more