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Cracked: The Future of Dams in a Hot, Chaotic World

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Throughout history, mankind has dammed rivers at the cost of wild fish, Indigenous peoples, forested land, and healthy watersheds. Adding to the havoc of today’s climate-change-induced weather extremes and water shortages, science says there’s no future for the business of ... Read more

Barbra Weber Reports on UN's International Plastics Treaty Negotiations in Paris

Airs at: Thu, 06/15/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa is live in the studio with Barbra Weber, a founder of Hazelnut Grove, Trash for Peace, and the Groundscore Association. Barbra just got back from Paris, France where she was part of the UN's International Plastics Treaty Negotiations. Before that, on March 1, she was i... Read more

World Ocean Radio

  Five-minute weekly insights dive into ocean science, advocacy and education, hosted by Peter Neill, Director of the W2O, author, and lifelong ocean advocate. Episodes offer perspectives on global ocean issues, today’s challenges, marine science and policy, and exemplary ... Read more

Jeff Strang from Common Ground OR/WA

Airs at: Thu, 06/08/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guest is Jeff Strang from Common Ground OR/WA, talking about land ownership, wealth control, and taxes. He’s talking about a policy strategy for Oregon like in Alaska, where residents get money every year through a tax on the oil industry – except in Oregon it would be ... Read more

The eyes of Portland's houseless are on the City Council as they deliberate a new camping ban

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    As the Portland City Council is slated to take up Mayor Ted Wheeler's new public camping ban proposal, the city's houseless and their advocates are stepping up their organizing to oppose it. The proposed ordinance will be discussed at the Council's Wednesday, May 31 s... Read more

Navigating the Maze of the 2023 Oregon Legislative Session

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This year’s Oregon legislative session has been another wild ride. There were more bills introduced this session than ever before—an interesting mix of vital bills addressing environmental, social and racial justice issues, and a rash of other bills to undo all that. While ... Read more

Renewed Indigenous-led resistance to lithium mine in Nevada

Airs at: Wed, 05/24/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest is Dorece Sam, an enrolled member of the Fort McDermitt Paiute Shoshone tribe and a descendnt of Ox Sam, a survivor of the September 12, 1865 massacre at Thacker Pass. Sam has been involved with the Ox Sam Camp, an Indigenous-led prayer camp at Peehee Mu’h... Read more

Oregon Teachers Union Has a New Agenda

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Ariana Jacob, newly elected president of the American Federation of Teachers - Oregon and Ted Cooper, newly elected vice president, are ushering in a "Democracy is Power" agenda for their 8,000 member statewide federation.  Read more

Fossil Fuel Risk Bonds

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The construction and operation of fossil fuel infrastructure is causing expensive physical and economic damages to land, air, water and frontline communities on an almost daily basis. But if, for example, a major earthquake destroys the tank farms comprising Portland’s Crit... Read more

Portland Troublemakers School

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Mark Brenner, former Labor Notes director and a member of the Portland Troublemakers School planning committee, and Lorene Scheer, former union organizer with Teamsters and SEIU and a trainer at this year's Troublemakers School, outline the exciting workshops and panels, in... Read more