Economy

News update for 4/29/20

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2020 at 2:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
The Oregon death count from coronavirus may be significantly higher from what is being reported by the Oregon Health Authority. That’s according to local economist Ken Stokes, who did a study of past death rates for this time of year and found that the number of people who ... Read more

Lisa Pool Interview

Produced for Between Us
Lisa Pool is a democrat running for Oregon Senate district seat 12.  She talked with Don Merrill about why the Oregon Health Plan needs to include small businesses that offer non-traditional holistic medicine in its coverage,  how she is looking forward to meeting and debat... Read more

Paige Hook Interview

Produced for Between Us
Paige Hook is a democrat running for the Oregon House 17 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her district needs new leadership as a way to finally get rural counties a seat at the big boy table, why gun legislation and gun safety are not mutually exclusive, and why... Read more

News update for 4/27/20

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 2:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
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Old Mole Variety Hour for April 27, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes these segments: Mutual Aid in Portland: In this time of viral epidemic and lockdown many Portland groups are appealing for help, including the workers in our medical care and hospital systems for personal pr... Read more

Organizing for a Better Future

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Kristian Williams, Portland writer, author of Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America and a Board Member of the Institute for Anarchist Studies about how Mutual Aid and its projects challenge capitalist notions of human nature and capitalis... Read more

Mutual Aid in Portland

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this time of viral epidemic and lockdown many Portland groups are appealing for help, including the workers in our medical care and hospital systems for personal protective equipment, and the poor, the elderly, the houseless for life necessities. Bill Resnick speaks with... Read more

Charles "Chip" Davis Interview

Produced for Between Us
Charles "Chip" Davis is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House district 19 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his district is ready for a democrat despite being held by republicans for more than a decade, what is lacking in the dialogue between liberals and... Read more

Building Power in a Pandemic: Labor Notes conference

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
The biennial Labor Notes conference, which usually attracts thousands of rank and file union activists to Chicago, was held online last week.  In this episode of Labor Radio we hear from Al Bradbury, Labor Notes director; Stacy Davis Gates, vice-president of the Chicago Tea... Read more

News update for 4/24/20

Airs at: Fri, 04/24/2020 at 2:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
The Oregon Supreme Court ruled yesterday that limits on campaign contributions are legal in Oregon. Previously there were no limits whatsoever on how much money donors gave to Oregon political races and ballot initiatives. This gave corporate interests and out of state pol... Read more