Community Building

Harm Reduction in Oregon and California

Airs at: Wed, 02/01/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Harm Reduction in Oregon and California. The state of Oregon is considering a measure to expand and enhance harm reduction services. We hear from Oregon State Representative Maxine Dexter, MD, lead sponsor of House Bill 2395, the Opioid Harm Re... Read more

The River That Runs Through Portland

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After 30 years of amazing service Bob Sallinger is retiring from Portland Audubon. Bob's record as an advocate, activist, naturalist, wildlife researcher, and wildlife rehabber, and his deep ties to the community, have led to many of the most exciting conservation wins in P... Read more

The Gap: Gun Violence, Surveillance and doing something about diet culture

Airs at: Fri, 01/27/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea talk about the gun violence that's been all over the news this week. It's sickening stuff, and it's really easy to feel powerless about it. We also talk about Mayor Wheeler backing off an exclusive contract for ShotSpotter, an... Read more

Roadways for People

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When the I5 freeway rammed its way through North and Northeast Portland in the 1960s it devastated once thriving historically black neighborhoods, demolishing over 300 homes, destroying locally owned businesses and displacing hundreds of people. For most of the last century... Read more

Defending Our Gains, Advancing Further Reforms

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Oregon Legislature's 2023 session is underway. Measure 110 reforms and other good, effective, humane policies are under threat by drug war zealots along with some well-intentioned yet sadly misguided souls. To learn more about this year's legislative session, host Doug ... Read more

The Gap: Portland Climate Hypocrisy, a Win for Newberg Schools and what the heck are you looking forward to?

Airs at: Fri, 01/20/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea talk local news -- Portland City Councilor Dan Ryan gives an okay to Zenith Oil to continue their operations - we thought this was the one thing Portland could agree on! No more fossil fuel infrastructure! Very Cool Dan Ryan. ... Read more

Cinema Workers Organize

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Audra Sweetland and Jae Marx tell of their struggle for dignity and respect at the Living Room Theater, their five day strike and their decision to form the Cinema Workers Union. Read more

Safe Consumption Spaces Make Communities Safer

Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Safe Consumption Spaces Make Communities Safer. The city of San Francisco continues to discuss the implementation of safe consumption spaces. We hear Sam Rivera, Executive Director of OnPoint NYC, and Doctor Alex Kral from RTI Internat... Read more

The Gap: Gas Stoves, Brazil's January 8th and Song Lyrics Soup for the Soul

Airs at: Fri, 01/13/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss a new study that shows gas stoves in your house might be giving kids asthma - and conservatives are tearing their hair out over it. I thought you cared about the kids! Instead its "you'll pry this gas stove from my col... Read more

Does Portland Need More Industrial Land?

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on 7/11/2022 Portland and other Oregon municipalities are required to inventory their employment land periodically as part of the comprehensive planning process.  For decades the city has decided during each inventory process that it needs ... Read more