Environment/Climate

The World's Largest Methanol Refinery

Airs at: Mon, 12/24/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last week over 1,000 people from across the Pacific Northwest attended a public hearing in Longview, Washington, to comment on the draft supplemental environmental impact statement for the world’s largest methanol refinery, proposed for the Port of Kalama. Project supporter... Read more

Capitalism vs. the climate?

Airs at: Wed, 12/19/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Articles and books discussed or mentioned on today's program (or otherwise relevant): Interview with Simon Pirani, whose new book is Burning Up: A Global History of Fossil Fuel Consumption: https://truthout.org/articles/until-we-confront-capitalism-we-will-not-solve-... Read more

Buscando America on 12/18/18

Airs at: Tue, 12/18/2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Este 20 de diciembre se cumplen 29 años de  aquella madrugada del año  1989 cuando tropas norteamericanas atacaron Panamá por tierra y aire. Conoce más sobre la invasión estadounidense a Panamá en esta emisión. Además hablamos con Javier Sierra sobre la reunión de la COP24... Read more

Ecopoetry

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel shares poetry about climate change, some of which can be found at the Multnomah County Library as well as on line.  She reads these poems: Jackie Kay, “Extinction” Craig Santos Perez, “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Glacier (after Wallace Stevens)”  Matthew O... Read more

Overproduction and Overdevelopment in China

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the second of a three part interview, Bill Resnick and China watcher Richard Smith discuss whether China's growth model (state capitalism and a welfarist police state to discipline labor) can maintain its remarkable challenge to U.S. global supremacy. For more on China,... Read more

December 2018 B(A)DNews: Angry Voices From Around The World

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
This is episode number 18 (12/2018) of “B(A)D NEWS – Angry Voices From Around The World”, a news program from the international network of anarchist and anti-authoritarian radios, consisting of short news segments from different parts of the world. This month, you’ll hear:... Read more

Notes from the Psychedelic Underground: Michael Pollan

Airs at: Tue, 12/18/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The legalization of marijuana across the U.S. and Canada is making headline news. The study of the medical uses of psilocybin (and other psychedelics) does not. Academic research of psilocybin found in hallucinogenic mushrooms, lysergic acid, and ecstasy is ongoing at ma... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 17, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode, which includes: Overproduction and Overdevelopment in China: Bill Resnick and Richard Smith talk about China's over-productive economy Ecopoetry: Frann Michel comments on the political significance of poetry and shares some poetry about clim... Read more

Hanford's Legacy: Renamed or Contained?

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The United States Department of Energy wants to reclassify 70,000 gallons of high-level nuclear waste in a cluster of tanks near the Columbia River. DOE’s proposal seeks to reclassify the pollution as low-level waste so that DOE can fill the tanks with grout and leave the w... Read more

Is China Destined to Become the New World Hegemon?

Airs at: Mon, 12/10/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the first of a three part interview Bill Resnick interviews China scholar Richard Smith on how China became a world economic and political power, able to challenge U.S. world supremacy, and thus fulfill its historical destiny as they see it--to lead the world.  For more,... Read more