Science

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 07/30/13

Air date: 
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Abe and Joe tackle the proposed terminal in Vancouver that would route oil trains through Oregon.

It seems that American and Canadian oil companies are producing more crude than their exissting pipeline network can carry. The answer, in the short term, has been to ship the oil by rail. The Vancouver, Wash. port commission last week cleared the way for the construction of a massive terminal, where railroad oil from North Dakota would be loaded onto ships bound for West Coast refineries. Among other places the trains would run through Oregon.

Trains are fun and all, but sometimes they, y'know, blow up.

Radiozine on 07/29/13

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 07/29/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Annalee Newitz on How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with i09.com founder Annalee Newitz about her new book, SCATTER, ADAPT, AND REMEMBER: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction.  Annalee is the founding editor of i09.com and has written for Wired, Popular Science and the Washington Post. She was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT.

Alternative Radio on 07/30/13

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Sandra Steingraber speaks on Fracking & Public Health

 

Voices from the Edge on 07/18/13

Air date: 
Thu, 07/18/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Join Sharon Gary Smith, Executive Director, of McKenzie River Gathering Foundation (MRG) and Gahlena Avidan, Retired Community Activist and former member of the African American Advisory Committee to Portland Police Bureau as we discuss the marathon mind-set required in seeking justice for African Americans and others over the last 50 years and into the future. The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 1963. Attended by some 250,000 people, it was the largest demonstration ever seen in the nation's capital, and one of the first to have extensive television coverage. 1963 was noted for racial unrest and civil rights demonstrations.

Old Mole Variety Hour July 15 2013

program date: 
Mon, 07/15/2013

 Iven Hale hosts this show and, in addition to historical audio-clips related to nulcear war and the weaponization of space, we hear:

54:04 minutes (49.5 MB)

Movie Moles: Augustine

program date: 
Mon, 07/15/2013

Frann Michel and Jan Haaken reviews Augustine, a new film written and directed by Alice Winocour. The film tells the semi-historical story of Augustine, a 19th Century French maid, who is struck with a neurological condition that gives her seizures, and how she is received by famous neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot for study and ostensibly for care. Frann points out that the story largely focuses on a "Freudian reading" of the idea that hysteria is a symptom of sexual repression, which is a rather narrow perspective on the phenomena .

13:10 minutes (12.05 MB)

Bruce Gagnon on Weapons and Other Junk in Space

program date: 
Mon, 07/15/2013

Bill Resnick talks with Bruce Gagnon about nuclear and other weapons in space, as well as the dangerous accumulation of "space junk". Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of The Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space. They also talk about the formation of the Network, the history of US space military-development, and other high-tech dimensions of contemporary conflict. Gagnon argues that we are addicted to military production, which is driving climate change and other forms of ecological degradation, and that climate change activists need to challenge the military-industrial complex

22:00 minutes (20.15 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 07/19/13

Air date: 
Fri, 07/19/2013 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
One-day Flash Drive Fundraiser: Part One - Oceania/Climate Change


Antarctica mapAt 8am
, we'll begin our tour in Oceania / Australia / Antarctica focusing on topics related to global warming and climate change, including a call from Palmer Station on Antarctica's peninsula (map). We'll air this week's talk by noted environmental activist, author and speaker Bill McKibben of 350.org, as well as an update on gay rights and culture in New Zealand, plus a story about Asian Pacific Islanders.

 8 am - More Talk Radio: hosts Ani and Theresa take on the issue of worldwide climate change from an anarcha-feminist perspective

9 am - Bill McKibben: Summer Heat! How to take decisive, immediate action to confront climate change

10 am - Australian and South Pacific activists speak about the fight against coal terminals and rising sea levels, speaking from ground zero - the part of the world most impacted by climate change

10:40 am - Host Joe Meyer interviews Bob DeValentino, the winter site manager at Palmer Station, located on Anvers Island along the Antarctic Peninsula. Palmer Station, where Bob is spending the winter, is primarily the site of biological research because it is located far enough north (closer to the equator) to have open water much of the year, allowing an abundance of animals.

Voices from the Edge on 07/11/13

Air date: 
Thu, 07/11/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
77th Oregon Legislature Wrap-Up w/ Sen. Dingfielder

 

The 77th Oregon Legislature has adjourned and there are many winners and losers. Education appears to be an early winner and police accountability measures died quietly in committee without much action. How did your issue or cause fare this session? How effective is grassroots advocacy? What can you do now to prepare for the next legislative session? Join Senator Jackie Dingfielder and I for an informative discussion on Thursday July 11, 2013 from 8:00AM-9:00AM. Call-in at 503-231-8187 and join the conversation. http://www.leg.state.or.us/dingfelder/

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