Interview

Populist Dialogues - 17-35 Corporations, Revolving Doors, and Water Treatment

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Guest Floy Jones, founding member of Friends of the Reservoirs, talks about the now-approved Bull Run treatment/filtration plant (cost about $400 million) and why this is not only an expensive project but also an unneeded project.  She cover the chain of events for the City having made the decision and why the events do not support the treatment/filtration plant approval.

"The same corporations, the same revolving door consultants were involved in crafting the rule and they have been the beneficiaries of the regulation every step of the way." ~ Floy Jones

Populist Dialogues - 17-34 Fear and Intolerance in Tillamook County

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Helen Patti Hill talks about her book, A Brief History of Fear and Intolerance in TIllamook County, looking at the rise of fear and the resulting intolerance from the arrival of white  people all the way to the current era with the Oregon Citizens Alliance (2000) and racism in the schools. 

Populist Dialogues - 17-31 Changing Tenant Rights from a fringe issue to a central human right

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Ending no-cause evictions! Lack of rent controls! Those are issues being targeted by guest Margot Black, organizer with Portland Tenants United, a two year old tenant rights activist organization in Portland OR. Margo talks about origins of the the organization and actions taken at both the city and state level to level the playing field between land and apartment owners and the tenants.

Recorded: August, 2017

Populist Dialogues - 17-28 - Nestle Keeps Trying to Bottle Pacific NW Water

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Our guest Julia DeGraw, NW Senior Organizer with Food and Water Watch talks with us on the efforts of Nestle to establish its first bottled water plant in the Pacific NW in the Oregon town of Cascade Locks.

Recorded: July, 2017

Populist Dialogues - 17-27 Getting to 100% Renewables by 2035

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Host David Delk talks with Food and Water Watch's (FWW) Julia DeGraw about who and what FWW is and does. Julia continues with a discussion of current campaignswhich will focus on local and state action because we can not expect leadership on the climate crisis to come from the federal level. FWW has a new campaign to get "Off Fossil Fuels" by 2035. We also talk about their campaign for GMO labeling and the future of that. Julia also talks about the massive mega-dairy, Three Mile Dairy, in Morrow County and dangers to area water supply.

Populist Dialogues - 17-26 How We Lower Tensions with North Korea

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Guest Martin Hart-Landsberg, retired economics professor at Lewis & Clark College and member of the board of the Korea Policy Institute, talks with host David Delk about the causes of the rising tensions between the US and No Korea. Martin also has a blog called Report from the Economic Front. We talk about the history of American involvement with both North and South Korea, how So Korea outspends No Korea on their militaries, the lack of good faith bargaining on the part of the US.

In The Studio - 3R Rescue

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Bonnie Shea hosts Linda Palagi Lynn, President and Co-Founder of 3R Rescue, and KRoo, a rescue dog.

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topics discussed include: Paws at the Park fundraiser, wish list, the name of the organization, emphasis on re-homing, always in need of volunteers, about 20+ dogs there now on a ranch outside of Winters, CA, reach all the way into the Central Valley.

Recorded 09/21/2017.