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China Against North Korea Tests

Airs at: Mon, 08/07/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is urging the North Korean government to comply with the United Nations after tough new sanctions were introduced.  North Korea has received global pressure, condemning their threats of nuclear war against the US, and it appears that their b... Read more

Mobilizing Resentment: Chip Berlet

Airs at: Tue, 08/08/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Us versus them politics, pitting one group against another, is as old as the hills. Vulnerable groups are targeted. Language is weaponized. And resentment is mobilized along race, class and gender lines. Unbridled nationalism with lots of flag waving is the soundtrack. T... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 7, 2017

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill     Resnick hosts tomorrow’s show, and here are the headlines: Low wage workers across the South are fighting for the $15 minimum wage and for justice and dignity. Music plays a role in the struggle. U.S. Congress tries to outlaw support for the Boycott, Divestment a... Read more

Italy to Send Naval Boats to Libya in Attempt to Stop Influx of Immigrants

Airs at: Wed, 08/02/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Italy's parliament has approved a plan to send naval boats to Libya in efforts to stop the influx of immigrants crossing the Mediterranean. They claim that the chief objective is to help the Libyan coastguard target people smugglers.  Italy, along with Greece, is the main r... Read more

Trump Suggests Police Can Be More Rough on Suspects

Airs at: Tue, 08/01/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
On Saturday, Portland police released a statement stating "our officers are expected to treat everyone with respect even if they are a suspect."  This comes in response to President Trump's suggestions to New York police on Friday that they do not have to remain respectful ... Read more

Citizens' Trade Policy

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with Arthur Stamoulis, director of the national Citizens Trade Campaign, about trade policy. The Oregon Chapter will be holding a Town Hall on NAFTA on Thursday August 10  at 7:30pm at AFSCME Council 75 (6025 E Burnside St.).   Read more

Earth's Average Temperature to Increase 5.8 Degrees Fahrenheit by 2100

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In an article published Monday, in "Nature Climate Change," a new study done at the University of Washington shows a 90 percent chance that the average global temperature by 2100 will have increased by 5.8 degrees Fahrenheit.  This does not meet the target goal of a 1 to 1.... Read more

Stopping Fascism: Chris Hedges

Airs at: Tue, 08/01/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Recorded at the Aladdin Theater, Chris Hedges visited Portland and spoke as a guest of KBOO community radio. Chris Hedges is an award-winning journalist who has covered wars in the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. He writes a weekly column for ... Read more

Morning Glory Snap on 07/31/17

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2017 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Morning Glory Snap
"Bruca Manigua" Ibrahim Ferrer, Buena Vista Social Club Presents Ibrahim Ferrer "De Colores" Children of the School of Santa Isabel, East Los Angeles, accompanied by Los Lobos del Este de Los Angeles, Rolas de Aztlan: Songs of the Chicano Movement "Lulac Cadillac" Trio Ca... Read more

Naomi Klein in conversation with Jo Ann Hardesty

Airs at: Thu, 07/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Naomi Klein joins Jo Ann Hardesty in a wide ranging and engaging discussion.  Recorded in Beaverton at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing. “This is one attempt to uncover how we got to this surreal political moment. It is also an attempt to predict how, under cover o... Read more