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How Big Data and surveillance capitalism threaten our democracy: conversation with author Thom Hartmann on new book

Airs at: Tue, 03/01/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Internet companies scoop up a lot of data on their users. The saying goes, if you're not paying for the product -- you are the product. And the outcome isn't just specifically targetted ads. It can also result in behavioral control and serious threats to democratic norms... Read more

Hemp

Airs at: Wed, 01/19/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On the new edition of Century: Newly-published research shows that compounds in hemp may prevent coronavirus from entering human cells. We speak with lead author Richard van Breemen, PhD, a Professor of Medicinal Chemistry in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Colle... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour January 10th 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/10/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Sharon Grant Hosts this Episode of The Old Mole which includes Social Democracy in Germany: Bill Resnick and Bill Smaldone discuss the rise and fall of the German Social Democratic Party since its beginning in 1863. In September of 2021 it rose again to form a government... Read more

Don't Look Up!

Airs at: Wed, 01/05/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio

Substitute programming

Airs at: Wed, 12/29/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
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15 - Kelley Baker is The Angry Filmmaker

Airs at: Fri, 02/18/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
  On this episode of The Ghost of Hollywood, Poxy and Ragan sit down with filmmaker Kelley Baker to talk about his books Road Dog and The Angry Filmmaker Survival Guides. They'll also discuss his work as a sound designer on movies such as Good Will Hunting and Finding Forr... Read more

"Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival," with the author, Richard Heinberg

Airs at: Wed, 12/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow at the Post Carbon Institute and author of 13 previous books, has appeared numerous times on KBOO. His new book, Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival, is a sweeping and in-depth investigation of the workings of power in the na... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 13, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 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: The Time to get it Right: Johanna Brenner interviews Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) President, Elizabeth Thiel, about how their union proposes to solve a staffing crisis... Read more

The Hidden Child

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The horrors of the eugenics movement were not restricted to the Nazis. Larry Bowlden reviews Louise Fein’s excellent historical novel, The Hidden Child, about the rise of  eugenics pseudoscience in Europe and America. In the story Fein lays out the attempt to mistakenly app... Read more

Autonorama

Airs at: Mon, 11/29/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The auto industry is promising that high tech-driving will deliver us from crashes, congestion and carbon emissions. Today the panacea is autonomous vehicles, but this vision is the latest in a long history of illusory futuramas that the auto industry has invented to get mo... Read more