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International Earth Protectors

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Interview with International Earth Protectors Earth Day Special Programming Only on KBOO 90.7FM Portland       Read more

The Soul of Earth Day

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
  Welcome to a special edition of LTAR-   We  address climate change and environmental issues that disproportionately impact low-income communities and communities of color.  Nia Gray, Professor Johnson, Althea Billings, and Cecil Prescod on The Soul of Earth Day   “Envi... Read more

Portland's Green Reckoning

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland prides itself on its green reputation, but it's becoming more and more apparent that we are facing a number of environmental contradictions and challenges that belie this reputation. According to Bob Sallinger, Urban Conservation Director for Willamette Riverkeeper... Read more

Working to Save Lives in Maine

Airs at: Wed, 04/19/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Working to Save Lives in Maine. More and more US states are looking toward expansion of harm reduction services. On this edition of Century we look at a bill working its way through the Maine Legislature that would allow communities to establis... Read more

Northwest Documentaries

Airs at: Thu, 04/13/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Seattle-based documentarian John de Graaf came to prominence with the film and book series Affluenza, a critique of the consumerism and materialism that plagues American communities and the global environment.  He’s now the Executive Director of Take Back Your Time and c... Read more

Portland's Fukushima

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on March 13, 2023 Last month marked the 12th anniversary of the 2011 Sendai earthquake and tsunami. The tsunami caused the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. There were meltdowns of three of the Fukushima reactors, discharge of radioact... Read more

Victim's Rights, Decriminalization, and Public Safety

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline: Victim’s Rights, Decriminalization, and Public Safety. On this edition of Prison Pipeline we hear from Lenore Anderson, Co-Founder and President of the Alliance for Safety and Justice, and Shakyra Diaz, Chief of Federal Advocacy at the Allianc... Read more

Solidarity and Community Mobilization

Airs at: Wed, 04/05/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Solidarity and Community Mobilization. We hear from Anton Basenko with the Ukrainian Network of People Who Use Drugs on the power of community mobilization in responding to the war in Ukraine, and from Magdalena Bartnik with the Precursor Found... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 10, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2023 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 Hypocrisy of American Might: On the 20th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, and the 50-year commemoration of the pullout of the last American troops from Vietnam, the U... Read more

From Daniel Ellsberg

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Pentagon Papers thief and hero Daniel Ellsberg, antiwar and antinuclear activist who escaped lifelong imprisonment because of government misconduct, turned 92 this week. Terminally ill, he sent a powerful letter to friends and comrades. Norm Diamond reads from that letter a... Read more