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Reform Moves Ahead In Ireland

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Reform Moves Ahead In Ireland. The Republic of Ireland is moving closer to decriminalizing people who use drugs. A motion supporting establishment of a citizen’s assembly on drugs to discuss and propose reforms was approved by the Dáil Éireann ... Read more

GTN Xpress Fracked Gas Pipeline Expansion

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last month the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed GTN XPress fracked gas pipeline expansion. The project, which would significantly increase the flow of fracked gas through the Northwest, fac... Read more

Meeting People Where They're At

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Meeting People Where They’re At. On this edition of Century we look once again at Canada’s Safer Supply programs. We hear from  Praneetha Mahindan, NP; Dalena Dang, NP, Madison Joyce, RN, and Hannah Levitt, Case Manager with the Parkdale Queen ... Read more

Portland's City Charter Change - What Comes Next

Airs at: Mon, 12/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland voters just made history. With the passage of Measure 26-228, for the first time in over 100 years we are changing our form of government and election system. The City of Portland will be implementing ranked choice voting, preparing to move to a City Administrator ... Read more

Building Community and Halting the Gas Export Boom on the Gulf Coast

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for EcoJustice Radio
  The Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas face a petrochemical and fracked gas export boom. Super-heat-charged hurricanes strike almost every year. As a result, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and Low-Income Communities, face an interrelated number of issues including en... Read more

Spotted Owls and Wildfire

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Northern Spotted Owl is the quintessential canary in the coal-mine for older forest ecosystems. It was listed as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act in 1992 because of widespread logging of its old-growth forest habitat. And although wildfires have been blamed... Read more

"That Vegan Show" Interview with Deanna Cintas of Try Vegan PDX and David Michelson of Yes on IP3

Airs at: Fri, 11/25/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
Learn about Try Vegan PDX with board President, Deanna Cintas, and about animal rights initiative IP3 with David Michelson of Yes on IP3 One show, two interviews! Founded in 2008, Try Vegan PDX is a volunteer run 501c(3) based in Portland, Oregon. Our vision is to build an... Read more

Oregon Public Utility Commission Stands up to NW Natural

Airs at: Mon, 11/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At long last Oregon regulators are beginning to rein in the state’s largest gas utility. Earlier this year NW Natural came to the Oregon Public Utitlity comission with a proposal to drastically raise its rates. The rate increases would mainly pay for executive bonuses, inve... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 15, 2022

Airs at: Tue, 11/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Alternative Institutions in Venezuela: Old Mole Luisa Martinez interviews Sofia Isabel González Ortiz, about a commune that includes a bakery, farm and communal space. Their conversa... Read more

Alternative Institutions in Venezuela

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Mole Luisa Martinez interviews Sofia Isabel González Ortiz, about a commune that includes a bakery, farm and communal space. Their conversation ranges from the personal – Sofia’s own role in the commune and her own political growth – to the national and international: h... Read more