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Old Mole Variety Hour on 12/10/12

Air date: 
Mon, 12/10/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Climate Talks, Anti-Oppression and Privilege Workshop, Book Review, Remembering Studs Turkel

 Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole and we hear:

Radiozine on 12/10/12

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 12/10/2012 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Oregon Coast Bridges

Portland preservationist Ray Allen has written a book about the many bridges of the Oregon Coast Highway. The coast has been a travel route for thousands of years, but it wasn't until the 1930's that a government-sponsored project to build five major bridges was completed, linking North and South, and changing the local economy forever. One man, engineer/architect Conde McCullough, was primarily responsible for the success of the project. Ray Allen talks about the beauty of McCullough's concrete arch bridges, and the challenge of building in remote, rugged locations. He enables us to compare this accomplishment with contemporary challenges such as the Columbia Crossing on Interstate 5.  

 

Department of Environmental Quality Holds Public Hearings On Coal Terminal

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 12/05/2012

This December the Department of Environmental Quality will hold three hearings in Oregon where the public may comment on Ambre Energy’s proposed Morrow Pacific Coal Export Project.

Under the proposed system, coal would be strip-mined from Montana and Wyoming, and brought by train to Boardman, Oregon.

[audio-player] 4:21 minutes (3.98 MB)

Spokane Residents Protest Coal Export Terminal

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 12/05/2012

Close to a thousand activists opposing coal exports turned out at a public hearing in Spokane yesterday to voice concerns to the Army Corps of Engineers.

[audio-player] 4:07 minutes (3.76 MB)

The Melting Pot on 12/04/12

Program: 
The Melting Pot
Air date: 
Tue, 12/04/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
The Melting Pot fuses elements of Electronica with instruments and vocals from various cultures.

Portland Prepared on 11/30/12

Air date: 
Fri, 11/30/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Portland Prepared Emergency Preparedness.
What can I do to volunteer?

The City of Portland is proud to honor the volunteers who have commited themselves to be a part of the soulution when emergencies strike. Neighborhood Emergency Teams (NETs) are staffed by local volunteers, all over the city of Portland, to assist Emergency Responders, such as the Fire Bureau and Paramedics, in the event of an emergency.

Listen to Portland Prepared to hear about the roles these volunteers play and how you can become a part of these emergency volunteer teams.

Follow the conversation with a few helpful links:

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Hosted by: Kurt Lauer

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 11/29/12

Air date: 
Thu, 11/29/2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Short Description: 
Community Spotlight: Washington County Museum

Portland is the "golden child" city of Oregon. Praised for its commitment to diversity, culture and arts.

But, often overlooked is the diverse cultural enrichment AND scientific exploration in nearby Hillsboro.

Join host, Paula Small, as she welcomes guests from the Washington County Museum to discuss all things, cultural and scientific, happening at the Museum. Washington County Museum recently re-located to downtown Hillsboro to empower all visitors complete access to the MAX station (Blue Line) and the Museum.

The Melting Pot on 11/20/12

Program: 
The Melting Pot
Air date: 
Tue, 11/20/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
The Melting Pot fuses elements of Electronica with instruments and vocals from various cultures.

Paul Bracken Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Thu, 11/15/2012

Paul Bracken is an academic at Yale University with a warning; nukes are back. In his book, "The Second Nuclear Age," Bracken says profileration, political instability overseas, an outdated American arms control policy and improved technology is making the possibility of a regional nuclear war more likely than full scale war was during the Cold War. Don Merrill talks with Paul about the circumstances and scenarios of this new reality.

28:58 minutes (26.53 MB)

Radiozine on 11/12/12

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Making Contact presents "Women Rising #22: International Anti-Nuclear Activist"

Making Contact presents "Women Rising #22:  International Anti-Nuclear Activist"

With nuclear power back on the agenda, three prominent female activists tell their stories: Kaori Izumi was part of the grassroots campaign to shutdown Japan’s nuclear power plants, after the Fukushima disaster. Winona LaDuke, has spent much of her life working to oppose uranium mining on indigenous land. And Alice Slater is part of a global initiative to ban nuclear weapons. On this edition, is the anti-nuclear movement on the rise? This is a special collaboration with Lynn Feinerman and Crown Sephira Productions.

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