Episode 772: Small Change

He argues that, contrary to popular belief, the world is not changing faster than ever before. Here is a thing we hear approximately every day: The world is changing faster than ever before. Subscribe to our show on Apple Podcasts or PocketCast. Music: “Burning In Me,” “Feels So Good” and “Nerd Disco.” Find us: Twitter/ […]

Shia LaBeouf vs Sverrir Gudnason in Teaser Trailer for ‘Borg/McEnroe’

Thoughts? Borg/McEnroe is directed by Danish filmmaker Janus Metz Pedersen, making his feature debut after a few other documentaries previously including Armadillo and Fra Thailand til Thy. Here’s the first official teaser trailer for Janus Metz Pedersen’s Borg/McEnroe, direct from YouTube: Borg/McEnroe is a film about one of the world’s greatest icons Björn Borg (Sverrir […]

Senior White House adviser under scrutiny in Russia investigation, Washington Post says

The Post says the revelation comes as the investigation appears to be entering a more open and active phase, with investigators conducting interviews and using a grand jury to issue subpoenas. Current administration officials who have acknowledged contacts with Russian officials include Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of State Rex […]

How Activists Use Geographic Data

Portland State University (PSU) graduate students Sachi Arakawa and Tim Hitchins are both studying geographic information systems (GIS) and they’re the co-organizers of the Resistance GIS mini-conference going on at PSU this weekend. We’ll talk to them about how activists use GIS and why they say geographic data is not a neutral tool.

Chronic Disease In Oregon

OPB’s Ryan Haas tells about his series looking into the issue. And the state isn’t doing a great job addressing the problem. Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death in Oregon, and cost Oregonians more than $8 billion a year in medical costs.