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Tacoma on the Front Lines

Airs at: Mon, 09/03/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on June 25, 2018 According to Sightline Institute Tacoma, Washington is the major frontline community in the fight to stop fossil fuel development in the Northwest. After vehemently rejecting a proposal to build the world's largest methanol ... Read more

Pacific Northwest in the Tar Sands Crosshairs

Airs at: Mon, 08/27/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program was originally broadcast on June 18, 2018. It seems likely that the Canadian province of Alberta—home to a massive tar sands industry that produces some of the globe’s dirtiest and most polluting oil—has put the Pacific Northwest in its crosshairs. The provi... Read more

From Shrinking Bears Ears, Approving Pipelines and Pocahontas: What Trump Means to Indian Country

Airs at: Wed, 08/01/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  What is the scope of the threat Trump poses to Indian Country and what do Native Americans have at stake in the upcoming 2018 midterm elections?    Native American Portland-based journalist Jacqueline Keeler leads a discussion with Native American leaders from across th... Read more

Clean Power to the People

Airs at: Mon, 07/30/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick interviews Jessica Tovar, an organizer with the Local Clean Energy Alliance in California, about how California cities and counties are taking over the electric energy systems from the privately held Investor Owned Utilities such as PGE, and with new democra... Read more

Human Rights: Fracking and Climate Change with Sandra Steingraber

Airs at: Mon, 07/30/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last May the Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, an internationally recognized Civil Society public opinion tribunal functioning independently of state authorities, held a special session in Corvallis, Oregon, on the human rights impacts of fracking and climate change On this epi... Read more

Red Fawn Fallis and State Sponsored Sexual Assault of a Native woman in North Dakota

Airs at: Wed, 07/25/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Jacqueline Keeler's Not Your Disappearing Indian podcast is taking over Wednesday Talk Radio this Summer.  Find more episodes on iTunes and Soundcloud. Native American journalist Jacqueline... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour July 23rd 2018

Airs at: Mon, 07/23/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Portland Rising and Portland Association of Teachers is bringing Nicole McCormick, a leader of the WV teachers strike, to Portland to talk about the strike, lessons learned. Bill Resnick talks with Nicole ... Read more

Fallout: Disasters, Lies, and the Legacy of the Nuclear Age

Airs at: Mon, 07/23/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Across the planet vast landscapes are contaminated by the legacy of the nuclear age. From Hiroshima to Hanford and Chernobyl to Fukushima, the growing legacy of lethal radioactive waste has created vast exclusion zones where people have been permenantly forced from their ho... Read more

Slash Those Energy Bills: Tips from a Man Walking the Walk (Part 2)

Airs at: Fri, 07/20/2018 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
A friend who works at my local food coop here in Corvallis tipped me to his co-worker who’s been way ahead of the curve when it comes to saving energy.  Jonathan Carroll is known as a person who really walks the walk.  Over time he has slowly, thoughtfully created a living ... Read more

Sandra Steingraber on Fracking

Airs at: Mon, 07/16/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Over the past few years a flurry of LNG and methanol projects have been proposed for Northwest communities from Vancouver, BC to Coos Bay, Oregon. There is a glut of natural gas being produced and these LNG facilities and methanol refineries are the fossil fuel industry's w... Read more