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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

Duncan Hwang and Jamal Dar on a Greener 82nd Avenue

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00pm
 Our guests today are Metro Councilor Duncan Hwang and Jamal Dar, founder and Executive Director of the African Youth and Community Organization.  They are working on the 82nd Ave vision for a resilient green eco district. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 6, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments:   The Contradictions of Immigration, Part Two: How is it that 1,000,000 undocumented immigrants from across the world entered the U.S. each year from starting in 2019 and filtered acr... Read more

Indigenous and Palestinian Solidarity

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
“We need to dismantle settler colonialism in the United States. What Israel is doing to Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank shows the world that settler colonialism only speaks the language of violence,” observes Diné (Navajo) Prof. Melanie Yazzie, in excerpts from a wid... Read more

The Trouble with "Genocide Joe"

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A movement is growing to vote in Democratic primaries for “none of the above” or “uncommitted” as a strategy to put Joe Biden on notice that voters may abandon him next fall if he persists with his unconditional support for Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza. This strategy, if ... Read more