Government/Politics

The Gap: These are not the data points you're looking for; mistakes we won't make again

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss a blunder by Portland City Commissioner-Elect Rene Gonzalez, who mistakenly claimed that a map of shootings in Portland lined up with houseless encampments. The map actually showed nothing of the sort, but that didn't ... Read more

Policy For The People

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Policy For The People
  Our show examines how public policy choices designed to benefit the few got us into our current, inequitable reality. And it explores different public policy choices that can take us in a new direction, toward an Oregon where everyone — white, Black, and brown — enjoys e... Read more

Reform Moves Ahead In Ireland

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Reform Moves Ahead In Ireland. The Republic of Ireland is moving closer to decriminalizing people who use drugs. A motion supporting establishment of a citizen’s assembly on drugs to discuss and propose reforms was approved by the Dáil Éireann ... Read more

GTN Xpress Fracked Gas Pipeline Expansion

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last month the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed GTN XPress fracked gas pipeline expansion. The project, which would significantly increase the flow of fracked gas through the Northwest, fac... Read more

The Gap: Catalytic Converters, Bad Ideas forced through and some good news too

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea have a hearty discussion about the local happenings around town. First, the Willamette Week coverage of the 'Lake Oswego Catalytic Converter Ring' that made up 28% of all catalytic converter theft in Portland! It's a wild stor... Read more

Black White Supremacists / Forgiveness in Black Circles

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  Today's episode starts off with our discussion on Black White supremacists. There are folks who are Black who go well beyond the conservative label, and they can be dangerous and confusing to the masses. We discuss some of the more prominent names and identify common cha... Read more

Portland's City Charter Change - What Comes Next

Airs at: Mon, 12/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland voters just made history. With the passage of Measure 26-228, for the first time in over 100 years we are changing our form of government and election system. The City of Portland will be implementing ranked choice voting, preparing to move to a City Administrator ... Read more

American Exception / Net-Neutrality and Beyond

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Project Censored
  Mickey opens this week's program with a conversation with Aaron Good; they examine the post-WWII U.S. rise to world domination, and how it underlies today's events, notably the Russia-Ukraine-NATO conflict. In the second half of the show, Eleanor Goldfield speaks with Ch... Read more

Society of the Sports Spectacle, with Jules Boykoff

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With the global mega-event, football (aka soccer)'s World Cup, in full swing, we take the opportunity to have as today's guest, Jules Boycoff, local author who has written widely on the business and politics of sport. A one-time member of the U.S. men's under-23 natio... Read more

City Workers Authorize a Strike

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Portland City workers from three bureaus - transportation, parks, and environmental services - have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike for higher wages and improved safety.  James O'Laughlen, former wastewater treatment worker, now union representative, tells Labor ... Read more