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Resistance to Lithium mine in Nevada builds

Airs at: Wed, 10/20/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Thacker Pass, or Peehee mm’huh, is sacred land to the Northern Paiute and Western Shoshone, and critical wildlife habitat. It is the site of a proposed lithium mine by Lithium Americas, a Vancouver, Canada-based company. They want to mine 5,000 acres using an open pit... Read more

“Red Earth, White Lies”: A look back at Vine Deloria's controversial work

Airs at: Wed, 10/13/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  “Red Earth, White Lies” Today. In the era of Landback and Indigenous Peoples’ Day and a quarter of a century after Deloria’s championing of Indigenous creation stories—what does this controversial book have to tell us? Read more

Earth First!: 40 years of direct action and agit-prop in defense of the home planet

Airs at: Wed, 10/06/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  The radical direct-action environmental group Earth First! burst upon the scene in 1980, originating in the Southwest U.S., but within a few years spreading across the country and even around the world. The movement not only brought a biocentric perspective to wider publ... Read more

Occupy Radio! Jenka Soderberg joins Paul to look back at KBOO's live broadcast from Occupy Portland

Airs at: Wed, 09/29/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  On October 6, 2011, Portland joined the wave of occupations of public parks and plazas across the United States following Occupy Wall Street's takeover of Zucotti Park in New York the month before. Immediately, KBOO evening news director Jenka Soderberg and chief enginee... Read more

Greg Palast on voting rights, Occupy, Afghanistan and Steve Donziger

Airs at: Wed, 09/22/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    We are thrilled to have investigative reporter extraordinaire Greg Palast back on KBOO Talk Radio for yet another Membership Drive special!! Greg has helped us out almost too many times too count over the years, appearing on many different shows, but especially on Voi... Read more

Democracy/Anti-democracy: American contradictions, with Jared Yates Sexton

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    "American Rule is the story of how a myth constructed an empire and led to its downfall. It is the story of an ideology that changed the course of history and the men who have used it as a means to gain power, wealth, and dominion. It is the story of a philosophy root... Read more

NW Native leader Chuck Sams nominated as National Park Service head

Airs at: Wed, 09/08/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Religious extremism from ISIS and the Taliban to the Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer

Airs at: Wed, 09/01/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Mark Juergensmeyer is an American sociologist specialized in global studies and religious studies, and a writer best known for his studies on comparative religion, religious violence, and global religion. He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Global Stu... Read more

Wednesday Talk Radio on 08/25/21

Airs at: Wed, 08/25/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Wednesday Talk Radio on 08/18/21

Airs at: Wed, 08/18/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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