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The Dangers of National Nostalgia

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Keeping Democracy Alive
  Of all the motivations for war, nostalgia is at the top. Restoring lost glory. We see it not only in Putin's Russia, but in many former empires. Nostalgia is a factor in racist nationalist bloodletting everywhere. On this show, History Professor Lawrence Wittner talks ab... Read more

Protecting Mother Earth: Peehee Muhuh (Thacker Pass) to All Our Relations

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for American Indian Airwaves
  Part 1 The People of the Red Mountain are an Indigenous led grassroot organization comprised of Paiute & Shoshone peoples, surrounding Indigenous nations, and supporters working to protect Peehee Muhuh (Thacker Pass) from the possible construction of the Thacker Pass Lit... Read more

Sorry For The Disruption

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radio Ecoshock
  Truly green energy is not easy. I'ts even harder deep in the Amazon. Trials and tributaries from Dr. Emilio Moran, lead author of "Advancing convergence research: Renewable energy solutions for off-grid communities". Then, sustainability expert Dr. Jem Bendell apologizes... 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

My Father Knew A World War When He Saw it

Airs at: Tue, 12/06/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Earth Riot Radio
  The evil of Hitler and Hirohito was clear. In 2022, the investor class is openly reaping profits from toxic gasses and it is killing everyone. Every day the celebrity billionaires are in the news, unchallenged.   The Earth is the radical today. The Earth is doing things ... Read more

Opting Out (Everything they ever told you is Wrong)

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
  Society tells us to aspire to certain ideals. We should own a big house, drive a nice car, go for that next promotion... eat this, drink that. What happens when you reject these as goals? How do you form your own path in a world that judges you against fairly rigid guide... Read more

SOLVE & Siuslaw Watershed Council

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Beyond Your Front Door
  We have a great two-part interview on this week's show with two groups that are working to make a big difference in Oregon's coastal communities (and beyond).  SOLVE (based in Portland, but working throughout Oregon) has been around for over 50 years working with volunt... Read more

Black Friday, Earthalujah Sunday

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Earth Riot Radio
  The rapacious shopping economy has been our devil for 20 years in the Church of Stop Shopping. But that doesn't matter.   Because this week the zombie tsunami crashes on us all. The News from the Natural World in this Earth Riot episode is breath-taking in the finality o... Read more

O Heavenly Grid: The Burning Question

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radio Ecoshock
  Our opening prayer O Heaveny Grid is from the Firesign Theatre - dedicated to the late and deceased COP27 climate conference held in Egypt this month. Katrin Ganswindt from the German enviromental group Urgewald reports oil, gas, and coal companies have announced expansi... 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