Host Glen Andresen welcomes Candace Stoughton, East Multnomah Soil and Conservation District rain garden specialist, to discuss the possibility of using edible plants in a rain garden. Candace works on urban conservation issues with a current focus on sustainable stormwater management. She has expertise in low impact development methods that protect streams and rivers from urban stormwater runoff.
Financial analyst Catherine Austin Fitts with the Community Business Report, an eyewitness report of Israeli settler and military violence against Palestinians in the West Bank and an update on the case of death row prisoner Troy Anthony Davis.
The government is about to spend billions to stimulate the economy. What should they spend it on? What can be learned from the post-coldwar period of the 1990s about that? The Old Mole's Bill Resnick talks with economist Ann Markusen.
Host Barbara Bernstein invites Heidi McIntosh, associate director of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, discusses the impact that some of Bush's midnight regulations could have on pristine and remote areas in southeastern Utah (which are among Barbara Bernstein's favorite spots in the world).
A Vancouver bird rescue program faces an imminent foreclosure, and has called on the community to help.
The Northwest Bird Rescue Center is headed by Christopher Driggins, better known around Vancouver as 'the Bird Man'.
He's rescued hundreds of abused and injured birds since 2002, but has faced a serious financial crisis since a co-worker embezzled over seven hundred thousand dollars in 2006.
According to Driggins, the local branch of the FBI has been slow to investigate the case.
With his finances quickly dwindling, the small non-profit faces foreclosure and public auction on December 5.
More information can be found at NWbirdrescue.com.
As Bush leaves office he is trying to issue a number of last minute regulations to gut environmental
Heidi McIntosh, associate director of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, discusses the impact that some of Bush's midnight regulations could have on pristine and remote areas in southeastern Utah (which are among host Barbara Bernstein's favorite spots in the world).
Host Chris Andreae speaks with Paul Ehrlich, co-author with Anne Ehrlich of The Dominant Animal: Human Evolution and the Environment. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Paul Ehrlich's The Population Bomb, one of the most influential and controversial books of the 21st century. Ehrlich says The Population Bomb was too optimistic and that in many ways, the situation is far worse today than he could have imagined when he wrote the book in 1968.
Author and analyst Phyllis Bennis discusses Obama's foreign policy appointments and the current tragedy in Gaza. And Timothy Canova, Professor of International Economic Law at Chapman University School of Law, talks about the Obama economic team and the current corporate bailouts.
Host Kathleen Stephenson invites guests Karyn Jones of G.A.S.P. and Richard Condit, Senior Counsel for the Government Accountability Project (GAP) to talk about burning American Chemical Weapons of Mass Destruction stockpiled in Umatilla, Washington.