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Drax and the Downside of Biomass

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Woody Biomass is being promoted as a carbon neutral climate solution. Proposals for industrial scale wood pellet projects are popping up in California and Washington State, that claim they will help to protect forests and benefit rural communities—as well as combat climate ... Read more

Urban League PDX to host candidate forums ahead of May 21st Primary

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2024 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  On this edition of KBOO News in Depth, we speak with the Urban League of Portland Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, Jennifer Parish Taylor, about the organization's upcoming candidate forums ahead of the May 21st primary.  2024 Primary Election Virtual Candidate F... Read more

Tree Sitting in the Poor Windy Timber Sale

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On April 1, forest defenders launched a tree sit to stop old growth logging on federal Bureau of Land Management land in Southern Oregon. They are opposing the Poor Windy timber sale, which targets thousands of acres of mature and old growth forest. The timber sale is just ... Read more

The Gap: PSR's future, Gonzalez/Rubio infighting, Kotek ethics advice and pulling the threads of your curiosity!

Airs at: Fri, 04/05/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea dig in to local goings-on for your listening pleasure (never mind the allergies). We talk about the future of Portland Street Response, a bureaucratic spat between Commissioners Rubio and Gonzalez, and Governor Kotek consultin... Read more

Let's Talk!

  Let’s Talk! is a podcast created by and for students at PCC. We explore culture and social justice issues from the lens of people experiencing disabilities. https://www.pcc.edu/disability-cultural-alliance/lets-talk-a-podcast/       Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 8, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Libraries – Grammar Schools for the Commons: Joe Clement shares commentary and news on the political significance of libraries, examining the material context of social attacks ... Read more

Libraries as Grammar Schools of the Commons

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement shares commentary and news on the political significance of libraries, examining the material context of social attacks on them and the utopian potential of their sharing ethos.  We hear audio from Mariame Kaba on the podcast Death Panel speaking to how librarie... Read more

The Gap: Bridge Down! Right to Repair! Pickleball Pickle! Plus, Mistakes and Forgiveness <3

Airs at: Fri, 03/29/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the fall of Key Bridge in Baltimore (tragic but ultimately a testament to the systems working pretty well! Conspiracy theorists need to chill!). Governor Tina Kotek signs the Right to Repair bill (very cool Tina! Apple... Read more

Jurie Lewis Meadowlands Community Urban Mini Farm and Erika Ironwood Craft and Cauldron

Airs at: Thu, 03/28/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guests are Jurie Lewis from Meadowlands Community Urban Mini Farm and Erika Ironwood of Craft and Cauldron, who is a Wildcrafting Educator & Herbalist. They hold events inviting people to learn more about the plants growing around us. Jurie and Erika don’t go overboard... Read more

Rahab's Sisters on Creating a Place where Everyone Can Hang Out

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guests live in the studio today are Desireeee Eden Ocampo and Audrey Voon from Rahab’s Sisters. They have a benefit coming up: a Galentine’s Day evening of collective singing + soul care to honor women and femmes and raise funds for Portland-based nonprofit Rahab’s Sist... Read more