This week we hear more of that interview with Johann Hari, author of Chasing The Scream, and also from Molly Gill, Government Affairs Counsel for Families Against Mandatory Minimums. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)
Join Jasmine Jordan at HOLOCENE....Thursday Septermber17 starting at 9:00pm for a soulful performance!
Jasmine is a neo-soul/r&b artist touring on the 'Westcoast Smile Tour' with other artists on positive vibes. Jasmine has a current song that she will be performing while on tour called "Smile" and can be found on Spotify and Itunes...as well as her EP "Time Travel" can also be found. "Best I Can" IS HOT!!!!!
20:00 minutes (18.32 MB)
Novelist Sue Grafton has just finished the 24th novel in her alphabet themed series of detective novels that she began in the mid 1980s. Her heroine, Kinsey Milhorne, has only aged eight years in 30 years of storytelling, which the author says makes her "more advanced' than Kinsey. Don Merrill talked with Sue Grafton about her time as a Hollywood screenwriter, here latest novel "X", and how one of her stories was based on an actual, unsolved murder.
29:42 minutes (27.19 MB)
The Portland Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines has issued a statement condemning the torture and extrajudicial killing of indigenous Lumad tribal leaders and educators. The indigenous leaders were allegedly attacked by the Philippine military forces at the Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and Livelihood Development.
The local Committee consists of immigrant youth, students and allies working together in solidarity to advance in the national democratic movement in the Philippines.
For more, KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with one of the members of the local committee 3:55 minutes (3.59 MB)
The Ubu Hour production of HITCH-HIKE HUSSY.. from the Sept 2015 Ubu Hour.. A lurid tale full of sex and violence, based on the 1959 pulp novel of the same name, as well as inspired by the 1950s film noir classic "Kiss Me Deadly." Here's a chance to hear this radio noir thriller without sitting through the 10 minutes of filler that opened the September 2015 Ubu show.. 35:13 minutes (48.37 MB)
This week on Century Of Lies I talk with Michael Krawitz about international drug policy reform as well as efforts to secure medical marijuana access for our nation's veterans. 29:00 minutes (26.56 MB)
The Buffalo Field Campaign Coordinator Mike Mease will be hitting the road in September and October for a road show to Washington, Oregon, and California to share music, stories, video, and activism inspired by the Yellowstone bison. He'll be joined by musicians Goodshield and Mignon Geli for what promise to be a handful of very special events. Please join BFC if you live in or near the following towns. Email Mike for more details or to help promote these events.
Sacred or Desecrated?
What is 'Nexen' and why is it creeping up my Canada?
Nexen/CNOOC is a Chinese oil and gas company based in Calgary, Alberta. On 25 February 2013, Nexen became a wholly owned subsidiary of Beijing-based CNOOC Limited. It was a Canadian company, but was purchased by CNOOC.
So that's Nexen and this is what happened 'nexen':
July 17th 2015
When word hit that Nexen had become the Mother of All Oil Spills on Athabaska Chipewyan First Nations sacred land in northern Alberta broke, the provinces' premiers were concluding a deal on Canada’s national energy strategy. 13:40 minutes (9.39 MB)