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Audio from the Waterfront Blues Festival!

The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming pleasure: Audio from Day One - Friday 6/30   Audio from Day Two - Saturday 7/1   Audio from Day Three - Sunday 7/2   Audio from Day Four - Monday 7/3   Audio from Day Five - Tuesday 7/4   ... Read more

From Beef Cattle Rancher to Animals Rights Activist and Rancher Advocate: Renee King-Sonnen

Airs at: Fri, 11/22/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  Today, we have an inspiring tale to share with you as Noah Bristol speaks with Renee King-Sonnen. Renee and her husband Tommy are former beef cattle ranchers, who underwent a moral awakening as first Renee and then her husband began to realize that they could not continu... Read more

The Treasure Within

Airs at: Fri, 11/22/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Suzanne LaGrande interview Diane Steinbrecher and Shannon Pernetti, authors of The Treasure Within, an Archetypal Unfolding to your Infinite Potential. In the interview they discuss what an archetype is, how understanding archetypes help us understand why we may be stuck, a... Read more

Vietnam Navy veterans impacted by Agent Orange still live without healthcare

Airs at: Thu, 11/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  During the Vietnam War, the military sprayed the forests of Vietnam with Agent Orange, a toxic herbicide and defoliant, intended to destroy the ability of rural populations to support themselves.  The process has had enormous health impacts since, on both Vietnamese peop... Read more

Portland native Christine Kramar leads push for Medicare for All

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  In looking at the 2020 presidential election, it can be difficult to choose a candidate in a crowded field. For Portland native Christine Kramar, the candidate is less important than the policy. Kramar is organizing a Medicare for All Delegate Network to attend the Dem... Read more

Harm Reduction in MA

Airs at: Wed, 11/13/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery held a hearing recently on harm reduction sites and supervised consumption facilities, so on this edition of Century of Lies we hear from MA State Sen. Cindy Friedman, Fenway Health... Read more

Mindzone

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris interviews Jan Haaken about her documentary film, Mindzone, which follows therapists in a Combat Stress Control unit as they carry out two conflicting missions: protecting soldiers from battle fatigue and keeping these same soldiers in the fight. Read more

Caring for the Warriors

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel and Jan Haaken discuss institutional strengths and challenges at the Veteran’s Administration health care system. Image by GettyImages   Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 11, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
It's veterans' day on the Old Mole with host Thom Becker and: Refusal to Obey: Bill Resnick interviews Garrett Reppenhagen of Veteran’s for Peace How Vets Changed the Military: Tom Becker reads from an article by Kevin Basl in Counterpunch Fiction Review: Larry Bowlden re... Read more

The Joker and Mental Health

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In a followup to the October 28th Review of Joker, Denise Morris returns to talk with Movie Mole and clinical psychologist Jan Haaken about the critical response to the use of mental illness in the Joker origin story, and the problems with psychiatric diagnoses as ways o... Read more