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Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics Sues Over Toxic Fire Retardant

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 02/24/2008

 

A small Eugene-based non-profit group may succeed in getting a top Bush administration put in jail tomorrow.

The group, Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics, sued the Forest Service two years ago for violating the law.

They won that lawsuit, but the Forest Service has not complied with the court's ruling.

A Montana judge announced last week that he might jail Mark Rey, the U-S Undersecretary of Agriculture, for his refusal to comply.

1:57 minutes (1.79 MB)

Juliet Schor on Why We Buy

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 02/26/2008

Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Juliet Schor, author of Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Culture, The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure and The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting and the New Consumer. They discuss our culture of consumption.  How did a nation of thrifty immigrants become obsessed with buying stuff, and more stuff?  What are the implications of our fifty-year spending spree, for how we live, for how we work, and for the future of the planet? 

27:04 minutes (15.49 MB)

The I-5 Bridge - Proposals and Problems

program date: 
Mon, 03/03/2008

Today Joe Uris interviews Ron Buell, founding editor of the Willamette Week, about the growth of car culture, urban sprawl, and a critique of proposals for replacing versus repairing the Interstate-5 Freeway Bridge between Oregon and Washington.

80:44 minutes (36.96 MB)

Antonia Juhasz and David Cobb speak of Building the future we want.

program: 
More Talk Radio
program date: 
Sun, 03/02/2008

More Talk Radio hosts, Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey guests are Antonia Juhasz, policy-analyst, activist  and author of The Bu$h Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time and David Cobb, activist and former candidate for President of the Green Party. They are in Portland for the Procession for the Future, a 3-day touring parade, using high production value art and spectacle to animate our aspirations and deliver a compelling progressive vision for the country.

74:58 minutes (34.32 MB)

Betsy Lamb,, peace activist, and Rachel Wilson, attorney, talk about torture, civil disobedience and the legal/prison system

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program date: 
Mon, 03/03/2008

Martha Odom interviews Oregon peace activist Betsy Lamb, who was arrested and jailed for nonviolent resistance while attempting to enter Ft. Huachuca, home of a US Interrogation Training School, and Rachel Wilson, member of the legal team representing the defendants. This action was part of the Torture on Trial campaign against the use of torture by the military. They will also speak of inequities in the legal and prison system.

26:27 minutes (24.22 MB)

Activist Report for 3-3-08

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program date: 
Sun, 03/02/2008

Martha Odom reports news from the activist community and events of note for the upcoming week.

3:10 minutes (561.34 KB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 3, 2008

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program date: 
Sun, 03/02/2008

 Hear the March 3 show, hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, all about peace, freedom from coercion and freedom to be oneself, by clicking on the arrow above.  Or click on one of the segments below to hear  it.

1.   The desire for peace, in political action and song.

2.  Bill Resnick interviews David Rogers of Partnership for Safety and Justice about more prisons and more prisoners.  

3.  Iraq Veterans Against the War tell their story, and the music of "Deep Peace" from Satori Men's Chorus.

52:39 minutes (24.11 MB)

Electric Democracy - Local Control of Electricity

program date: 
Sun, 03/02/2008

Today, Scott Forrester's guests are Rick Lovely, Manager of the Gray's Harbor Public Utility District (www.ghpud.org), and Fergus Pylon, former manager of the Columbia River PUD (www.crpud.net). They will discuss "Electric Democracy", Democratic principals applied to electricity production, distribution, and sales, on a Non Profit, locally controlled basis.

28:48 minutes (26.38 MB)

Procession for the Future

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program date: 
Sun, 03/02/2008

 How to get  involved in the Procession for the Future, sponsored  by the Back Bone Campaign.  For all the information, see their website.   

1:30 minutes (703.51 KB)

"Girls Rock!"

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program date: 
Sun, 03/02/2008

 Movie Moles Frann Michel and Denise Morris give an enthusiastic, entertaining, and informative account of the documentary "Girls  Rock," playing at  Cinema 21 starting Friday, March  7.   For more on Rock 'n Roll  camps for girls, click here, and for  Portland  locations, click here.

 

14:03 minutes (6.44 MB)

 

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