The latest edition of Our Backyard, the locally produced environmental series by Edison Carder: "Is there green substance behind the green sparkle?" A new web site, developed in coordination with the University of Oregon, helps consumers sort out advertiser 'green claims.
Kevin Smith and Tamra Gilbertson, leading critics of international climate change policy and researchers with www.carbontradewatch.org will tell us what's wrong with carbon credits, how they do nothing to fight global warming, and even exacerbate the problem.
Barbara Bernstein talks with Bob Stacey Executive Director of 1000 Friends of Oregon (www.friends.org) about the landscape of Oregon land use law in a post-Measure 49 world. Bob and Barbara will discuss the Big Look, the New Look and the Blueprint for Oregon's Future.
Last week, picketers gathered at the new Tropical Smoothies location on East Burnside to bring attention to the lack of fair wages and benefits used by the general contractor. The contractor has raised questions about the unions practices. KBOO reporter Don Wolfe has the story from both sides.
Dmae Roberts hosts. She speaks with Steve Patterson of Pavement Productions whose new play “Dead Of Winter” is being co-produced with Blue Stockings. Also Dmae interviews Allen Nause of the long-running Artists Repertory Theatre about “The Clean House."
Host Bruce Silverman produced this series of programs to inform us about what needs changing in our community, our nation and our world. Today he looks at W.A.G.E.S. Women housecleaners in San Francisco have created their own cooperatively-owned cleaning companies.
Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Harvard psychology professor Stephen Pinker about his book, "The Stuff of Thought." Pinker analyzes how our words relate to thoughts and to the world around us and reveals what this tells us about ourselves.
Joe Uris and Abe Proctor talk with (now former) presidential candidate, Dennis Kucinich. (www.kucinich.us & www.kucinich.house.gov) Find out why he recently quit the race for President, his views on various hot topics, and his plans for congressional re-election.
Also, don't forget the Sandy Peace Vigil: First Anniversary, this Friday & Saturday, (Feb 1 & 2) across from Fred Meyer's on US 26 in Sandy. Read More HERE.