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Airs at: Wed, 03/27/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Cops: Foot Soldiers of Capitalism and Gentrification

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  American society has long used over-policing as a way to violently control Black, Brown and poor communities and to generate state income from poverty. Gentrification displaces and breaks up communities and utilizes both police and private security to enforce this displa... Read more

Methane increasing, Antarctic melting, capitalists keep speculating...

Airs at: Wed, 03/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Opening song: "Carry It On"by Buffy Sainte-Marie on "Medicine Songs" Articles read from/mentioned on/relevant to today's show: Methane in the atmosphere is surging, and that's got scientists worried, March 2, LA Times Climate Change's Worst Outcome: Thermohaline Shut... Read more

Civilization and Insanity: A Conversation with John Zerzan

Airs at: Wed, 03/06/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Eugene, Oregon-based anarchist writer John Zerzan has been writing provocative essays and books challenging dominant narratives of "civilized" thought, history, social organization and technology for over 30 years. Host Paul Roland ran into him again this past Saturday a... Read more

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Airs at: Wed, 03/06/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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The illusion of "progress"

Airs at: Wed, 02/27/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progress https://fs.blog/2017/02/human-progress-illusion/   https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2019/02/climate-change-isnt-just-frying-the-planet-its-fraying-our-nerves/   Read more

Gentrification: Engine of Disaster Capitalism

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Portland area residents are currently faced with a slew of development- and gentrification-related policies, but the relationships and dynamics behind the policies are often difficult to see. From government incentives for re-development to international companies spe... Read more

The unbearable whiteness of being in black- and red-face, with monthly co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 02/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Locally-based Dineh (Navaho) and Yankton Dakota writer Jacqueline Keeler has been writing and fighting against racist mascots and stereotypes for years and she's pretty sick of it. But she keeps being called back into the fray, most recently invited to Cincinnati to deba... Read more

Resisting Illegitimate Authority, with author Bruce Levine

Airs at: Wed, 02/06/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  From Levine's website: Bruce E. Levine writes and speaks widely on how society, culture, politics and psychology intersect. His latest book is Resisting Illegitimate Authority: A Thinking Person’s Guide to Being an Anti-Authoritarian―Strategies, Tools, and Models (201... Read more

Cascadia Times back to print! We talk with founder and editor Paul Koberstein

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    After a 10-year hiatus, Cascadia Times is reviving its print edition. Founded and edited by Paul Koberstein since its inception in 1996, Cascadia Times has published hard-hitting investigative environmental journalism from the Cascadia Bioregion: Oregon, Washington, B... Read more

Rent speculation and the selling (off) of Portland

Airs at: Wed, 01/23/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Looking at Portland’s economy as a microcosm of speculative capitalism is a great way to examine the extractive mechanisms of the real estate market. The most recent boom/bust cycle has completely divorced land value from land taxes and rental rates, and the rich seem... Read more