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The Myth of Small Safe Nukes

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
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In 1980, Oregonians passed a ballot measure prohibiting the siting of any new nuclear power plants until there is an operating federal repository for high-level nuclear waste. The law also requires a vote before any future nuclear facility is approved. Forty years later sti... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 12, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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  Paris Commune: For today’s episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune. In this first of a series, he explores what the Commune stood for, how it differed from the earlier French Revolution, and how it inspired... Read more

Poetry and the Red Squad

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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In a piece from our archives, Norm talks with Kaia Sand about writing poetry with a sledgehammer and about the repressive Red Squad of the Portland Police. The occasion was an installation Kaia and others had created at the North Portland branch of the Multnomah County libr... Read more

Gambling in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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Sharon Grant, a contributor to the Ole Mole, and Kitty Martz, peer mentor with Voices for Problem Gambling Recovery discuss House Bill 3078, which is currently in committee. HB 3078 would allow the Oregon Lottery to install gambling on hand-held devices. Image by: Creative... Read more

Back to School

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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Bill Resnick talks to Elizabeth Thiel, President of the Portland Association of Teachers, who led the union in their effort to create a safe and teachable reopening of the schools. They discuss what teachers, the community, and especially parents discovered in the long peri... Read more

Paris Commune

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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For today’s episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune. In this first of a series, he explores what the Commune stood for, how it differed from the earlier French Revolution, and how it inspired anarchists and Ma... Read more

Folk Espresso is Forest, Flowers, and Flowing Water

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
It’s springtime, and we are surrounded by blossoms, the rivers and creeks are flowing with rainwater and snowmelt, and the trees are leafing out to catch the sunlight. This episode of Folk Espresso features songs and tunes of forest, flowers, and flowing water. Local and... Read more

Rhythm Shack

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Rhythm Shack
  On this edition of the new roots-rock Rhythm Shack show, we'll have some fun with a 40-minute tribute to marijuana at 4:20am or so, since April 20 is happening next week!  Join us and we'll roll up some Willie Nelson, Old Crow Medicine Show, Galactic, Dan Hicks & more...... Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

Airs at: Sun, 04/11/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
Music to celebrate spring! Read more

Classical Music Spanning Five Centuries: #298

Airs at: Sun, 04/11/2021 at 8:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Third Floor
The Third Floor is a classical music program like no other, featuring a mix of choral, vocal, and instrumental music hand-picked by producer and host, Bill Cromwell.   The Third Floor presents arias, motets, anthems, sonatas, concertos, suites, and symphonies for a rich lis... Read more