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How Portland Metro Chamber and Business Lobbyists Undermine Ballot Initiatives

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Oregon’s citizen-initiated ballot measure process is a tool of grassroots democracy, allowing collective action by an organized majority of the population. However, time and time again, those with vast resources have impeded attempts to make the city more equitable and s... Read more

Campus Free Speech Controversies

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  On December 5th a US Congressional committee grilled three prominent university presidents—Elizabeth Magill of the University of Pennsylvania (who has since resigned), Sally Kornbluth of MIT, and Claudine Gay of Harvard in a hearing on “Holding Campus Leaders Accountable... Read more

The Gap:...Taxes?! Who said that? and Leaving it Behind in 2023

Airs at: Fri, 12/22/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea start by rounding up the news. Here are the stories we picked: Trump off the ballot in Colorado State Supreme Court states La Mota update - WWeek Portland Clean Energy Fund plugs hole in city budget - taxes on the... Read more

Salem-Keizer Education Workers Ready to Strike

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Rank-and-file leaders of Salem-Keizer education union discuss their struggles for fair union contracts and how they're getting strike ready. Kimberly Reed Zauber and Geovanny Tolentino of the Salem-Keizer Education Association (SKEA, the certified teachers) plus Jeff Jabin ... Read more

Free speech, deplatforming and the movement to end the war against Gaza and the Palestinian people, with guest David Rovics

Airs at: Wed, 12/20/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Go here for songs and articles by David Rovics on the Palestine issue. For a look at Rovics' views on deplatforming, see: Winning Arguments in the Matrix. Or Extracting Ourselves from it.     Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 25, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  This episode is hosted by Frann Michel and includes these segments:   Campus Free Speech Controversies On December 5th a US Congressional committee grilled three prominent university presidents—Elizabeth Magill of the University of Pennsylvania (who has since resigned)... Read more

Salmonlands

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on September 4, 2023 Without the Salmon there would be no Pacific Northwest as we know it. Yet since 1991, most of the salmon runs in the Northwest have been listed as threatened or endangered. In 2005, I produced a documentary called Salmo... Read more

Forests Over Profits

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past September the World Forestry Center sponsored an annual conference called “Who Will Own the Forests,” attended by the most notorious representatives in the Wall Street timber industry. There they schemed on perfecting the financialization of forest ecosystems, exp... Read more

The Gap: Survey says, that’s not an accurate use of survey data and the Naughty and Nice List

Airs at: Fri, 12/15/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea examine Governor Tina Kotek's task force recommendations, Free Speech for People wants to take Trump off the primary ballot in Oregon for 2024, Rene Gonzales running for Mayor, SAYING BLATANTLY XENOPHOBIC STUFF TO WWEEK, plus,... Read more

Landback, with guest host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 12/13/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Host Paul Roland is back after a few weeks off due to personal issues. He welcomes once again his second Wednesday guest host Jacqueline Keeler to talk about recent "landback" cases, including a recent announcement by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on the Landback acc... Read more