Energy/Natural Resources

Tibet and China: Spirituality vs. Materialism

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Host John Shuck of KBOO in Portland, Oregon speaks with Penpa Tsering, the new Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Office of Tibet, based in Washington DC. He was elected to this post in May. Previously he was a member of the Tibetan Parliament in exile whe... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour 9:00am December 19th, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes   Bill Resnick talks with Independent journalist and climate and global sustainability activist Patrick Mazza. They discuss how many big cities in this country can defy Trumpism, and show how to radica... Read more

Veterans and Standing Rock

Airs at: Fri, 12/16/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Angie and Marvin welcome Phoenix to the KBOO studio.  Phoenix is an Air Force veteran and member of the Tlingit and Haida tribes. She works in veteran outreach and social work, and will reflect on her time spent at Standing Rock.  Plus, music from Suspended....all-female... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 12, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this episode of the Old Mole, and presents the following segments: 1. Ashlee Ailes of the National Lawyers' Guild discusses how the Guild will defend the right to protest. 2. JoDe Goudy, chair of the Yakama Tribal Council,  speaks to the recent d... Read more

Indigenous Response to Standing Rock Ruling

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On December 4, the day that word came down of the Army Corps’ denial of the permit for Energy Transfer Partners to drill under the Missouri River by the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, Field Mole Desiree Hellegers was on hand at a Vancouver, Washington fundraiser... Read more

Alternative Radio: Smoke, Fumes & Big Oil

Airs at: Tue, 12/13/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Wenonah Hauter is the founder and Executive Director of Food & Water Watch. She has worked extensively on food, water, energy and environmental issues. She served as Director of Public Citizen’s Energy and Environment Program. She is the author of Frackopoly: The Battle ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 12

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge will host this episode and we will hear: Civil rights attorney Ashlee Albies will talk with Bill Resnick about what her organization The National Lawyers' Guild will be dealing with in the Trump era. Jan Haaken interviews psychoanalyst Lynne Layton ab... Read more

FLASHPOINTS with Dennis Bernstein

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Today on Flashpoints: Will the South Korean parliament vote to impeach their president: we'll have a special update with Flashpoints regional correspondent Kay Jay Noh: then we spend the rest of the hour hearing some free speech from activist Medea Benjamin. Read more

Robert Jensen, Plain Radical

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas.  He returns to Progressive Spirit to discuss his book, Plain Radical: Living, Loving, and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully.  He calls this book a "polemical memoir" in that it is a s... Read more

Our Annual Year In Review (part one)

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2016 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
At this time of year we do our annual recognition of those who have transcended throughout the year.  And this year has been quite eventful, in terms of that.  We also want to recognize this year as being one of many tests; where the universe forced people to have to take a... Read more