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Old Mole Variety Hour for January 27, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: D.A.s for the People: Bill Resnick speaks with Madeline Carroll and Maria Cahill, of Oregon District Attorneys for the People, who are part of a national movement to elect progressive DAs who instead of targe... Read more

Municipal Broadband PDX seeks to make internet a public utility

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Internet service providers rank among the lowest in customer satisfaction. But what if internet access worked like a public utility, like electricity or water? That's where Municipal Broadband PDX comes in. They are an advocacy organization pushing for broadband in Port... Read more

The Divine and the Mundane: Music in the Fabric of Our Lives

Airs at: Sat, 11/30/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Whether we hear it or not, we are always steeped in sound. Over the course of 2019, Threshold Shift has been exploring the intersections of field recording, sound design, human hearing and music. We started in March with guest host, Bill McQuay's, second deep dive into the ... Read more

Tonight on Threshold Shift--Composers Simrit and Mamoru Fujieda

Produced for Threshold Shift
The Divine and the Mundane--Music from the Fabric of Our Lives Tonight from 12 - 3am, we'll be having a special episode of Threshold Shift featuring our year-in-review as well as a long-form interview with chart-topping, neo-psychedelic world musician, Simrit Kaur with snea... Read more

For the Birds - with Bob Sallinger

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In October the Audubon Society released a report stating that “Two-thirds of America’s birds are threatened with extinction from climate change, but keeping global temperatures down will help up to 76 percent of them." This follows a previous month's report that North Ameri... Read more

Kevin Huizenga

Airs at: Thu, 11/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Kevin Huizenga's comics don't hew to any typical narrative structure.  In self-published zines like Super Monster as well as award-winning graphic novels like Curses, Huizenga's long-suffering protagonist Glenn Ganges moves forward, backward, and sideways in time, grappl... Read more

Episode 9

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 8:00am
  We are starting an indoor winter garden with this light...Follow the story! We can make a difference!  Read more

The Digital Divide for November 2019: An update from Edward Snowden

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
On the eve of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. Edward talks about the governments access to our devices, what it means to be a whistleblower an... Read more

The Digital Divide for October 2019: Annalee Newitz

Airs at: Fri, 10/11/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
Host Rabia Yeaman interviews sci-fi author and technology journalist, Annalee Newitz. We'll talk about her latest book, The Future of Another Timeline and much more. Read more

08 TRIPP-P 19Sep2019

Airs at: Fri, 09/27/2019 at 12:00am - Sun, 10/31/2021 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
In this episode, Hosts Cory & Lesley sit down to discuss the Global Climate Strike Movement inspired by 16 year old Swedish Activist, Greta Thunberg, and the impact that the youth of today are having on addressing climate change - such as with the lawsuit Juliana v. the Un... Read more