Old Mole Variety Hour on 05/20/19

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Mon, 05/20/2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Another City and World Are Possible

Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Mole.

Bill Resnick interviews John Feffer, director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, about John Bolton’s dangerous aggression toward Iran and obsession with regime change around the world.

Dan Jaffee continues his discussion with Michael Mehaffy, Senior Researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and co-host of the blog LiveablePortland.org, about the housing crisis in Portland and alternatives to capital-friendly policies that would better address housing equity and affordability. (Part I aired May 13.)

Laurie speaks with Alex Zielinski, News Editor of the Portland Mercury, about Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty’s amendment to Mayor Ted Wheeler’s proposed budget that would fund parks and recreation by ending the controversial Gang Enforcement Team. (Commission scheduled to vote May 22.)

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