Environment

Copper Mining on St. Helens?

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Mon, 04/21/2014
With moves afoot to start mining minerals, including copper, near Mt. St. Helens, Bill Carter's new book Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal That Runs the World becomes required reading. Here Carter joins the Old Mole's Laurie Mercier for a conversation about the many uses of copper and the impact of careless copper mining.   13:09 minutes (7.53 MB)

Climate Change Action

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Mon, 04/21/2014
What can be done to make the necessity of radical action to prevent catastrophic climate change obvious to everyone?  Jeremy Brecher of the Labor Network for Sustainability talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about the latest science on global warming and what can and must be done.   15:53 minutes (9.09 MB)

Flashpoints on 04/22/14

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Cascadia Confluence - launching earth week in Portland

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Evening News
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Mon, 04/21/2014
Tomorrow is earth day, and people across the world are organizing two weeks of action to bring attention to the issue of climate change, and the urgent need to take radical action for the future of life on earth.

The movement is called ‘Earth Day to May Day’, and it aims to bring together issues of the environment with issues of labor and workers.

In Portland this past weekend, to kick off earth week, A Bioregional Confluence was organized by the Cascadia Brach of Portland at Portland State University. The Gathering was dedicated to promoting bioregional awareness, Indigenous solidarity and community resilience.
3:37 minutes (3.32 MB)

Earth Day to May Day

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Earth Day to May Day – a global convergence for climate justice, is taking place around the world, and here in Cascadia, from April 22nd to May 1st.

The ten days of action will include teach-ins, protests, call-in campaigns and direct action. KBOO is a sponsor of local events, and is committed to bringing you full coverage of the global climate convergence.

Keep checking this page for special reports from the global climate convergence.

More info on the Earth Day to May Day actions.

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Audio reports on KBOO:

4/16 - Paul Roland hosts talk radio on Cascadia Confluence

Pathways on 04/20/14

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Pathways
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Sun, 04/20/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation.

Flashpoints on 04/18/14

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 04/17/14

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Investigative journalist Michael Ruppert found dead of apparent suicide

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Evening News
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Tue, 04/15/2014
Long time investigative journalist and former Los Angeles police officer Michael Ruppert has died of an apparent suicide at the age of sixty three.
Ruppert first gained notoriety in 1996 when he showed up at a contentious meeting with C-I-A director John Deutsch.
8:39 minutes (7.92 MB)
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