Oregon will become the first state in the country to legalize psilocybin with the passage of Measure 109 in the November election. Multiple cities have decriminalized the substance, but Oregon will become the first to permit supervised use statewide. Paul Hutson is a professor at the UW-Madison School of Pharmacy and is an expert on […]
Last week, San Francisco awoke to a bright orange sky from the wildfires raging throughout the West Coast. For our first segment, we discuss what it means to prepare for and co-exist with increased wildfire risk and longer fire seasons with professor Dave McWethy, who researches fire and climate at Montana State University. Then, we […]
Following Wisconsin’s chaotic election last month, held in the midst of an ongoing global pandemic, the nation now has its eyes on vote-by-mail as a possible solution for ensuring voter access and safety in the November general election. What would have to happen between now and then to expand vote-by-mail programs nationwide? Why is it […]
On November 8th, Oregon voters will decide whether to pass “Measure 97” and establish a new tax on corporate sales within the state. Revenue would go to education, health care, and senior services. Tony Castaneda talks with teachers’ advocate Tad Shannon about the referendum. Yes on 97 Website NY Times: Measure 97 Splits Oregon Voters
How do we understand the “militia” occupation in Oregon? Tune in at noon as Allen Ruff talks with Chip Berlet, a long-time investigative journalist with Political Research Associates and analyst of the ultra-right, on the Oregon protest.