Economy

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Earth's Greatest Enemy, with Abby Martin

Airs at: Wed, 03/27/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Independent journalist and documentarian Abby Martin discusses Earth's Greatest Enemy, an upcoming feature length documentary that examines one of the largest polluters and contributors to global climate change in the world: the United States military,l and why the milit... Read more

Hannah Wallace and Aaron Avery from the Sunnyside Shower Project

Airs at: Thu, 03/21/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Sunnyside Shower Project is a community program of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Community Cares (SNACC) Committee offering showers to neighbors in SE Portland. The Groves Church has generously opened up their shower facilities for houseless neighbors to use three ... Read more

Don't Believe the Hype! Portland does NOT Have the Highest Taxes in the Country!

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Local economist Mary King de-bunks the business lobby talking point that we have the highest taxes in the country.  Actually, Oregon’s in the middle of the pack for state and local taxes that businesses pay.  For households, our taxes per person are well below the highes... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 25, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Library Labor, Literature, Lawsuits, and Lies about taxes: Frann Michel hosts this episode which features these segments: Fort Vancouver Regional Library Workers Struggle Joe Clement shares news about the Fort Vancouver Regional Library workers struggle for a living wag... Read more

The Great Unraveling, or the Polycrisis of Environmental and Social Breakdown, with Richard Heinberg

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Richard Heinberg, is senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute, a think tank based in Corvallis, Oregon, which provides information and analysis on climate change, energy scarcity, and other issues related to sustainability and long term community resilie... Read more

PDX Progressive Talk Radio

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  PDX Progressive Talk Radio - Wednesday, February 28, 2024 News Rundown:  Summer Alert! PBOT Announced “Over $100 million in transportation investments across the city and on several of Portland’s most dangerous streets.” That’s a quote from the Portland.gov website.... Read more

Portland Community College Classified Employees Strike-Ready

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Meryl DePasquale and Briar Schreiber, leader of the Portland Community College Federation of Classified Employees explain their struggle for a contract with living wages, healthcare, and job security.  Recently staging marches and rallies at Sylvania, Rock Creek, Cascade an... Read more

Why Create a State Bank?

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Please join us for on KBOO Community Radio on Thursday, February 22nd as we talk with Kellie McWilliams of Cultivating Solutions, formerly the Rural Engagement Project, and Madeline Merritt, Chair of the Oregon Public Banking Alliance. Public banking stretches tax dollars ... Read more

We Are Each Other's Harvest by Natalie Baszile

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
 In the 1920s, there were over one million black farmers; today there are just 45,000.  "We Are Each Other's Harvest" explores this crisis, through the farmers’ personal experiences. In their own words, middle aged and elderly black farmers explain why they continue to farm... Read more

The Portland Harbor Superfund Site

Airs at: Mon, 01/29/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The last 10 miles of the Willamette River have been designated as a Superfund Site, a federal designation for the worst contaminated areas in the United States. The North Reach of the Willamette is one of the most complex Superfund Sites in the country. This highly contamin... Read more