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Mercy Corps' Deputy Country Director for the DRC Discusses Ebola Outbreak

Airs at: Tue, 08/21/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A recent outbreak of the ebola virus in North Kivu, a province in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, has claimed fifty lives as of August 20, and may have affected nearly two thousand people in a region that is home to around 400,000 people. Part of the international... Read more

Kristine Hassell & Geek Girl Con 2018 on The Digital Divide for August 2018

Airs at: Fri, 08/10/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
Tune in to The Digital Divide where I speak with Kristine Hassell, Director of Community Engagement with the upcoming Girl Geek Con happening this October in Seattle, Washington. Find out all the Geeked Out activities including, coding for Kids, CosPlay, multiple talks and ... Read more

Insectuality: Love Songs and Death Dances from a Panamanian Rain Forest at OMSI

Airs at: Wed, 08/29/2018 at 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Produced for Threshold Shift
  Event:  OMSI After Dark:  Good Vibrations, 700-1100 PM August 29th, 2018 Where: OMSI 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214 Tickets:  www.omsi.edu IMPORTANT NOTE buying a ticket DOES NOT guarantee entrance to the planetarium for this show ONLY. Planetarium doors are at 7:... Read more

Threshold Shift + KBOO + OMSI = Ultrasonic Good Time

Produced for Threshold Shift
  Event:  OMSI After Dark:  Good Vibrations, 700-1100 PM August 29th, 2018 Where: OMSI 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214 Tickets:  www.omsi.edu Location & Time of Soundscape:  OMSI Planetarium, 8 PM ONE SHOWING ONLY, capacity 186 Insectuality:  Ultrasonic Love Songs ... Read more

Sane Vegan Transition: Sabrina Louise

Airs at: Mon, 08/06/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Madness Radio 5/7
  Does a diet without animal products improve mental health? Why can changing to plant based nutrition be so hard to sustain? And are people's food ethics a symptom of eating disorder and neglected self care? Sabrina Louise, a vegan chef, consultant at Portland Community C... Read more

Vaidehi Joshi

Airs at: Fri, 07/27/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
If you've ever wanted to learn more about tech and computer science but thought that it was too inaccessible a field for you, Vaidehi Joshi wants to help change that. Vaidehi is a software engineer with Tilde, and she also co-hosts the Base.cs podcast. Producer Kat Batuigas... Read more

Creationism and Breaking Up With God

Airs at: Tue, 07/24/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  In this episode I take us back to 2012 for a re-broadcast of interviews with Sarah Sentilles and Eugenie Scott.  In the first part of today’s show, you will hear an interview that first aired in January 2012 with Sarah Sentilles. Sarah Sentilles broke up with the Creato... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour July 23rd 2018

Airs at: Mon, 07/23/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Portland Rising and Portland Association of Teachers is bringing Nicole McCormick, a leader of the WV teachers strike, to Portland to talk about the strike, lessons learned. Bill Resnick talks with Nicole ... Read more

Evolution, Climate Change, Denial & Beliefs

Airs at: Tue, 07/17/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  In this episode I take us back to 2012 for a re-broadcast of interviews with Michael Zimmerman and Barbara Kingsolver. In the first part of today’s show, you will hear an interview that first aired in February 2012 with Michael Zimmerman, the founder of the Clergy Lette... Read more

Afrofuturism: 3 Women you Need to Know

Airs at: Mon, 07/16/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  From Black Panther and A Wrinkle in Time to Janelle Monae and Erykah Badu, Afrofuturism is gaining popularity. Filmmaker and author Ytasha Womack more defines Afrofuturism as "the intersection between black culture, technology, liberation and the imagination, with some ... Read more