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Universal Pre-school Now!

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Emily Golden-Fields, Olivia Pace, and Sahar Yarjani Muranovic about Universal Preschool Now!, a coalition that gathered over 32,000 signatures to put universal preschool on the ballot. The measure before voters now is 26-214, Preschool For All. The thr... Read more

It Did Happen Here

In the 1980s, before gentrification, before Portlandia, Portland, Oregon was a sleepy city that existed outside of the national spotlight.  Skinheads had always been part of the local punk scene. In the late 1980s, punks and skins started being recruited by national white s... Read more

A Tale of Two Viruses, or Triumph of the ill

Airs at: Wed, 10/07/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  For Trump, these are the best of times, and the worst of times.   Some suggested readings: https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/mr-bright-side-trumps-gospel-of-positive-thinking/ https://www.salon.com/2020/05/14/the-pandemic-exposes-the-truth-right-wing-individuali... Read more

19 TRIPP-P 30Aug2020

Airs at: Sun, 08/30/2020 at 12:00am - Sat, 09/30/2023 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
The TRIPP-P co-hosts sit down with Mac Smiff, a local Portlander turned activist turned journalist.   Smiff discusses protest culture, experiences at protests and with police, and living as a Black man living in modern Portland. Have a listen.   Read more

Rise Up!

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Whitney Maxey, a community organizer with Memphis For All. She also serves on the national executive committee of Liberation Road, a socialist organization working for radical social change. Bill and Whitney discuss her personal journey through bask... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 28, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Rise Up! Bill Resnick speaks with Whitney Maxey, a community organizer with Memphis For All. She also serves on the national executive committee of Liberation Road, a socialist organization working for radical social change. Bill and Whitney discuss her personal journey ... Read more

Labor for Black Lives, Labor against Fascism

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Labor unions are trying to unite with the Black Lives Matter uprising.  We interview two labor activists, Laura Wadlin of the American Federation of Teachers and Jad Ziade of the Unemployed Workers Council who are in the midst of this struggle. Read more

Are we headed for civil war? and other cheery thoughts

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    To call in and join the conversation: 503-231-8187.   Relevant articles:   A wargame designer defines our four possible civil wars. Life in the US Has the Hallmarks of a “Low-Grade War Zone” 2020 is a Warning That Our Civilization is Beginning to Fall Apart   Read more

Library Cuts

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond and Joe Clement talk about worker response to threatened staff and service cuts in the Multnomah County library system. They note that the library has no shortage of funds and that both workers and the community will be severely affected. In particular they foc... Read more

DNC and the Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Marianne Lavelle, a journalist who has the national politics beat on the publication Inside Climate News, an important web source for those concerned with climate change and preventing climate cataclysm and mass death.  They discuss: (a) Democratic P... Read more