Left, Right & Center - Fri 6:30pm

Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, this weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features four of the most insightful news analysts anywhere.

New Dimensions - Sun 6am

THIS WEEK:  Thoughts On Dying Well In A Death-Phobic Culture with Stephen Jenkinson.  What constitutes dying well in a death-phobic culture? Stephen Jenkinson looks squarely in the eye of death. It is his experience from working with hundreds and hundreds of people who are actively dying, that, for the most part, we are encouraged by those around us not to let our dying be a big part of our life.

Alternative Radio - Sun 7am

THIS WEEK:  Naomi Klein – The Radical Lead.  Political organizers are aware of “wedge issues” that divide us and “web issues” that bring us together. What could be more unifying than saving the planet? Clearly, it is going to take mobilization from below to radically change the fossilized attitudes of the fossil fuel industry and the politicians that they bankroll. Naomi Klein of Canada, an award-winning journalist, author and filmmaker, is in the forefront of environmental activism. She is the author of the bestseller This Changes Everything.

Sound Living (Rebroadcast From Fri 4pm) - Sun 8am

THIS WEEK:  Bringing the Grizzly Bear back to the North Cascades.  Wildlife experts estimate that fewer than 10 grizzly bears remain in the North Cascades, making it the most at-risk bear in North America.  But there is hope.  A recent poll of Washington voters suggests 80 per cent of register voters support efforts to restore the grizzly to the North Cascades.  To find out more, join the conversation with Elizabeth Ruther, a biologist and Northwest Representative for Defenders of Wildlife, who has spent the last six years working on habitat issues in the Northwest.THIS WEEK: 

Travel with Rick Steves - Sun 9am

THIS WEEK:  Those Friendly Canadians; Pacific Conflicts; Summer in Slovenia.  NPR correspondent Eric Weiner tells us that every country could learn some good manners from Canada. Author Simon Winchester explores how the nations of the Pacific Rim are defining the 21st century. And guides from Slovenia help plan a relaxing getaway to their small country, "on the sunny side of the Alps."