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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

Global Citizen International Digest with Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
In this episode: Scientists despair over climate change; Glitches in US-China people-to-people exchanges; Xi Jinping visits Europe; and more. Read more

Interview with Former Apache Helicopter Factory Worker

Airs at: Fri, 05/17/2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Today we are going to hear from a person who worked in a factory fabricating parts for Apache helicopters. The Apache helicopter is a twin-engine army attack helicopter first developed by McDonnell Douglas, which was purchased by Boeing corporation. These helicopters are b... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 20, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Inconsistency, contradictions, hypocrisy, deceptions: This episode looks at how right-wing movements are exploiting notions of antisemitism, how ecosocialists and others have thought about capitalist growth on a finite planet, and how climate legal cases against big oil ... Read more

The Palestine Exception to Academic Freedom

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  On May 1st the U.S. House passed legislation adopting a highly contested and broad definition of antisemitism that defines criticism of Israel or Zionism as antisemitic--legislation that holds important implications for what can be taught and what forms of speech or scho... Read more

Medical Cannabis in the Time of Corporate Legalization

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Medical Cannabis in the Time of Corporate Legalization. Host Doug McVay is joined in conversation by Anthony Taylor, co-founder and Legislative Director of Compassionate Oregon. Read more

The Global Citizen International Digest

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
In this episode: Developments in Israel's war (famine, negotiations, Gaza's future); India's spy agency; China's sinking cities; and more. Read more

Biomass is not a Climate Solution

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Drax, a major British global manufacturer of wood pellets for bioenergy, plans to build an industrial-scale wood pellet plant in Longview, Washington.. The proposed siting of the Longview facility, along with two proposed two large biomass mills in California, would mark a ... Read more

The Global Citizen - Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Tue, 05/07/2024 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Tonight's episode: US double standards in relations with Israel and India. 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