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A Heatwave Evening with Bill McKibben

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At the start of Portland’s first heatwave this summer at the end of a traumatic week for our nation, longtime climate activist and journalist Bill McKibben came to Portland to speak at a gathering sponsored by the Third Act Oregon. In 2008 McKibben co-founded 350.org, which... Read more

Oregon Nurses on Strike !

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
On Tuesday, June 18th, the first day of a three day strike (plus a two day lock-out), Labor Radio host Laura Wadlin interviews six nurses on the picketline at St. Vincent Medical Center, one of six Providence hospitals with over 3,000 nurses on strike across Oregon.  Gabrie... Read more

Risk Bonds: So We Don't Pay for an Industrial Disaster

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The gravest risk to Portland and much of Northwestern Oregon is posed by the enormous tank farms that line the North Reach of the Willamette River. These tanks hold 90% of the fossil fuel used in the entire state of Oregon as well as other hazardous substances. When a big e... Read more

The Mountain Valley Pipeline

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
According to the fossil fuel industry, the Mountain Valley Pipeline is recognized as a critical infrastructure project, essential for our nation’s energy security and energy reliability. But for communities from West Virginia to Southern Virginia this 300 mile-long pipeline... Read more

UC Academic Workers Strike Against Repression and For Palestine

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Sarah Mason and Jack Davies, members of UAW 4811 at the University of California, Santa Cruz, are on an unfair labor practices strike (with two more UC campuses set to go out next week), demanding the school administration cut ties to Apartheid Israel, drop charges and rein... Read more

Gaslight: The Fight to Stop the Atlantic Coast PIpeline

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
While Oregonians were fighting to stop the behemoth Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline and Jordan Cove LNG Terminal in Southern Oregon, communities in Virginia were facing a similar struggle to stop an even larger and longer pipeline that would have crossed the Blue Ridge Mount... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 13, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2024 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: How to Grow a Movement for Peace in the Middle East: Students at Portland State university are among the thousands of campus activists across the country mobilizing against US c... Read more

The Tank Farm, a Disaster-in-Waiting

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Critical Energy Infrastructure hub, otherwise known as the tank farm, is a six mile stretch on the banks of the Willamette river where 90% of Oregon’s fuel is stored on seismically unstable land. A major earthquake is predicted to unleash fires, explosions, and toxic sp... Read more

Dangerous Pipedreams

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We are at the precipice of a climate emergency. If we do not seriously begin to cut our carbon emissions now we will be entering an uncharted territory of climate chaos. But instead of accelerating the adoption of verified and trusted climate solutions, governments and indu... Read more

Dangerous Pipedreams

Produced for Locus Focus
We are at a precipice of the climate emergency. If we do not seriously begin to cut our carbon emissions now we will be entering an uncharted territory of climate chaos. But instead of accelerating the adoption of verified and trusted climate solutions, governments and indu... Read more