Science/Technology

Earth Day Special: The Beaver Coalition

Airs at: Thu, 04/22/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
As we honor Earth Day 2021, the theme running through today’s KBOO programming is the impending climate crisis, and its affect on our home planet. And we’ll be introducing you to people and organizations who are working to protect our environment, and all its inhabitants. ... Read more

Saving Salmon, Saving Us

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Salmon are the principal iconic species here in the Pacific Northwest, but once salmon were iconic for all northern latitude countries around the world. As we watch the once abundant salmon runs dwindle in the few remaining places where they have thrived over the past centu... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 1, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 03/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Energy Forward: Bill Resnick talks to Richard Lachmann, Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York at Albany and author of the article, "How Climate Change Will Affect Socialist Strategy," (Socialist Forum, Winter 2019) They discuss two key struggles for ... Read more

The Social Dilemma

Airs at: Mon, 03/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Mole Jan Haaken talks with psychologist Emaline Friedman about the 2020 documentary, “The Social Dilemma”, a film directed by Jeff Orlowski that tells a story of the manipulative forces behind social media and how they are rewiring our brains. Friedman is a critical p... Read more

WEB DuBois and Scientific Racism

Airs at: Mon, 02/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Scientific racism is the long-established practice of marshalling pseudo-scientific evidence to prove the biological inferiority of African-Americans and other people of color. Patricia Kullberg reads from and comments on two works by scholars of race and science, with an e... Read more

Radiozine on 9/10/99

Airs at: Fri, 09/10/1999 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Will Stolzenburg is a former wildlife biologist who writes and speaks on behalf of all creatures, wild and tame. CD-1432 Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 1/22/21

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today’s show we celebrate our local independent publishers and the authors whose work they publish. We did a similar show about two years ago when we welcomed four Portland-based indies -- Tin House, Future Tense Books, Hawthorne Books, and Forest Avenue Press -- to the ... Read more

The Gap: Insurrection on Social Media and Trump's on Bing?

Airs at: Fri, 01/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the social media fallout from the January 6th insurrection. Numerous social media companies and web platforms have banned President Trump, and the conservative alternative, Parler, finds itself without a web or app sto... Read more

Year of the Fires

Airs at: Mon, 01/04/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It’s hard to decide what was the most unbelievable event of 2020, in a year that never relented with terrifying surprises. There have been many moments when it felt that things will never be as they were, especially as the impacts of climate chaos grow more and more dramati... Read more

Fruit tree rootstock, pruning tools, caring for soil in the winter

Airs at: Wed, 12/09/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert for a pre-recorded live show, which, as always, is chalk full of gardening and plant news. Even though there are fewer chores to be done in the garden in December, there is one big one: the start of winter pruning, and we discuss ... Read more