Indigenous

Who Was Columbus?

Airs at: Sun, 10/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In commemoration of Columbus Day, Tom Becker unearths the  history of what the great navigator actually did in the Americas.  Read more

Disappearing Rice Paddies

Airs at: Sun, 08/31/2008 at 5:00pm
Special Labor Day Documentary: Disappearing Rice PaddiesHalf the world's population depends on rice for their staple food, and it is one of the most politically sensitive of agricultural commodities. In South-East Asia, where people have farmed rice paddies for thousands of... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 7, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 07/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Luz María Gordillo, this show is about LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) life and culture.  Bill Resnick inteviews historian Estelle Freedman about the  meaning of the sexual revolution.   The Movie Moles review D.E.B.S., a lesbian-spy spoof.  Luz Ma... Read more

Adelina Anthony

Airs at: Sun, 07/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Adelina Anthony is a Xicana-Indigena lesbian multi-disciplinary artist who has won many awards for her work addressing colonization, feminism, trauma, memory, gender, race/ethnicity, sexuality, in/migration, health, land/environment, and other issues affecting the lesbian/... Read more

Hunger Striker Broken Feather Speaks Against LNG Terminals

Airs at: Thu, 06/19/2008 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
After the National Environmental Regulatory Commission approved plans to build natural gas pipelines in Oregon, the opposition has become more heated. Local activist Broken Feather just ended a hunger strike outside the Portland office of Northwest Natural Gas. KBOO’s Chri... Read more

Patenting the Climate Genes

Airs at: Tue, 05/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Hope Shand,  Research Director for the ETC Group and I discuss their new report describing efforts by the ag-biotech industry to patent 'climate-ready' genes which would theoretically allow our most common agricultural crops to continue thriving in the warm future confronting... Read more

Hot Air from Coca Cola's Dasani Water

Airs at: Wed, 04/16/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In the leadup to it's annual meeting, Coca Cola, Incorporated has blocked a shareholders' resolution to publicly report test data on its bottled water brand, Dasani. KBOO's Ethan Scarl spoke about the reasons for Coke's action with Sara Joseph, of Corporate Accountability ... Read more

Tribes and Bonneville Power Dam Settlement

Airs at: Sun, 04/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 The Bonneville Power Administration has reached a 900 million dollar settlement with Indian tribes on ways to increase protection for endangered and threatened salmon in the Columbia River Basin over the next 10 years.The tribes and the federal agency have been at odds for... Read more

Hip Hop and Activism

Airs at: Wed, 04/02/2008 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
We speak with Gabriel Yaiva, Navajo and Hopi hip hop artist, owner of the independent label Fourth World Entertainment, www.4went.com, empowering people through community work, such as The Peace and Balance Project, www.peaceandbalance.com. Featured songs, artists, and alb... Read more

2008 Spring News and Public Affairs Day

April 4, 2008News and Public Affairs DayCall and become a member during our marathon News and Public Affairs day - drawings, prizes and matching pledges, with limited-offer thank you gifts all day long! At 7:30 Melodie Silverwolf hosts Positively Revolting Talk Radio. The ... Read more