Government/Politics

Full Interview | Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is full version of the interview with Dan Handelman and Philip Chachka, both of Portland Copwatch. A partial version of this interview aired on our December 27, 2022 show. This longer version includes more discussion of the current state of Portland's police oversi... Read more

Totality of Circumstances | December 27, 2022

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch This year our main focus has been on the Police Accountability Commission (which we’ll mostly refer to in this show as the PAC, or P-A-C), an all-civilian volunteer group that is tasked with creating a proposal for a new commu... Read more

The Christmas Truce of 1914: Not So Isolated

Airs at: Wed, 12/28/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Keeping Democracy Alive
  Many think the Christmas Truce of 1914 was an exaggeration. Acclaimed historian Adam Hochschild reveals the truth. This was not the only such event: there were desertions, mutinies, and fraternizations. Today it seems anyone with a uniform is dubbed a hero, but what abou... Read more

Crime Facts, Crime Myths

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Multnomah County Local Public Safety Coordinating Council held an event December Sixth entitled Violent Crime: Myths, Realities, and Interventions that Work. On this edition of Prison Pipeline, we hear from some of the experts including Ames Grawert , Senior Counsel and... Read more

State of the 'Free' Press 2023

Airs at: Fri, 12/23/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Project Censored
  The latest edition of Project Censored's annual media-review yearbook is now printing. In the first half of today's program, Mickey speaks with Project Censored's Andy Lee Roth about some of the "Top 25" censored / under-reported news stories, as well as the common chara... Read more

Once a Braided River

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program was originally broadcast on October 24, 2022 For thousands of years the north reach of the Willamette River, near its confluence with the Columbia, was a braided river of shallow channels and islands rich in biodiversity. That was until European settlers cam... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 26, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Anti-oppressive Holidays: Bill Resnick interviews Alexandra Holmstrom-Smith who wrote an excellent much needed article “Leftists Need Holidays Too. Let’s Imagine Anti-Oppressive Ones... Read more

Spotted Owls and Wildfire

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
    This program was originally broadcast on November 28, 2022   The Northern Spotted Owl is the quintessential canary in the coal-mine for older forest ecosystems. It was listed as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act in 1992 because of widespread logging of it... Read more

Why did Russia invade Ukraine?

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Project Censored
  Mickey, Eleanor and their guests spend the hour examining the background to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, going back to the eastward expansion of NATO, the 2014 Ukraine coup, and other factors. Their guests, both long-time peace activists, make the case for a cessation of... Read more

Care Centered Politics

Airs at: Fri, 12/16/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Heartland Stories
  Today, Theresa speaks with Robert Gottlieb to discuss why a care economy and care-centered politics can influence and reorient such issues as health, the environment, climate, race, inequality, gender, and immigration.   10-16-2022      Read more