Government/Politics

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

Ceasefire in Ukraine!

Airs at: Wed, 02/01/2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Code Pink Radio
  This episode features excerpts from a Christmas Eve sermon by Rev. William Barber of Repairers of the Breach and the Poor People's Campaign, comments from former Congressman Dennis Kucinich, long a peace champion, a report back from Moscow from Reiner Braun of the Intern... 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

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 30, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Zero Fare: While other cities, like Kansas City and Olympia, have abolished fares on public transport, TriMet is poised to approve a substantial fare hike in the Portland metro ... Read more

Zero Fare

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
While other cities, like Kansas City and Olympia, have abolished fares on public transport, TriMet is poised to approve a substantial fare hike in the Portland metro area. Patricia Kullberg talks with economist Mary King and OPAL Enviornmental Justice organizer Ellie Gluhos... Read more

Free Trade vs Fair Trade - the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is the latest free trade initiative challenging the US and Asian-Pacific labor movements.  Yimei Shao of the Trade Justice Education Fund explains what's new and not new about Biden's trade proposal. 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

Rural Reforms and Human Rights in Colombia

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Rural Reforms and Human Rights in Colombia. The UN Security Council met to consider rural reforms and the rights of indigenous and African-descended people in the context of the Colombian peace process. We hear from Armando Wouriyu Valbuena, Se... 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

Border Patrol

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Nearly every year since the 1990s the U.S. Congress has increased the appropriation for the Border Patrol and the whole apparatus of border protection. Yet every year increasing numbers, mostly from the Americas but also from all over, gain entrance by evading the enforcers... Read more