Class

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The Working Class

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
Warren Buffett, the much-admired genius investor and one of the world’s richest men said, “There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.” And who are the losers? The working class, people who work for an hourly wa... Read more

Music, Language, Capitalism

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Music, Language, and Capitalism[*] I was thinking about  how music and language are alike and yet different, and this is the train of thought that came to me. We might think of music as structuring time. Music exists in time, and moves through time by changing pitch, volum... Read more

Portland poet Nastashia Minto, author of "Naked"; and the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be talking with Nastashia Minto, author of the new poetry collection, 'Naked': I never truly understood the beauty of another being until I began to find and love myself. Minto is a Georgia-born African American woman living and working in Portland. Reema Zaman call... Read more

Little Big Union Launches Portland's Second Fast Food Workers Alliance

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Workers at the Little Big Burger restaurant chain have launched Portland's second fast food union.  Like the Burgerville Workers Union, Little Big Union is affiliated with the Industrial Workers of the World and has already been engaged in direct actions on the shop floor t... Read more

Resist Like Our Lives Depend On It

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Join us for a conversation with Michael G. Long, editor of the new book We The Resistance: Documenting a History of Nonviolent Protest in the United States. Compiling first hand accounts of non-violent resistance movements from 1657 through the present, Michael Long contex... Read more

Strikes Work!

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Appearing at the Trouble Makers School in Portland before more than 200 union members, stewards and activists, Barbara Madeloni discussed the national picture for public pchool teachers organizing and how and why strikes work.  Madeloni is the Education Coordinator at Labor... Read more

Taxes and the Public Good

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Chuck Collins of the Institute for Policy Studies about  why we should, in principle, be glad to pay our taxes, and how much good our taxes could be doing in a fully democratic society. You can subscribe to Chuck Collins's newsletter here. Read more

Taxes and the Public Good

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Chuck Collins of the Institute for Policy Studies about  why we should, in principle, be glad to pay our taxes, and how much good our taxes could be doing in a fully democratic society. You can subscribe to Chuck Collins's newsletter here. Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for Monday, April 15, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this episode of the Mole, and we hear: Bill Resnick and Chuck Collins of the Institute for Policy Studies discussing the necessity of taxes, inequality, and the allocation of public goods;  Barbara Madeloni of Labor Notes, and a former Pre... Read more

2019 Spring News and Public Affairs Day

It's membership drive time which means it's time for another News and Public Affairs Day! News and PA day only happens a couple times a year and it's one of our favorites here at KBOO. Programming from 7am-8pm will be featuring interviews and speakers that highlight the int... Read more