Elections

Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music

Airs at: Mon, 12/28/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Dean Hubbs, historian, musicologist and cultural critic at the University of Michigan. Her book Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music examined the progressive currents in country music. Coming from a working union family, she came to critique the preva... Read more

Becoming a Democracy

Airs at: Mon, 12/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
So the electoral college has met and elected Joe Biden president, and Mitch McConnell has finally congratulated Biden. After a close brush with the end of democracy in America, is all well now? Or does this close call actually amplify all the weaknesses and undemocratic fea... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 14, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Host this Episode of the Old Mole which includes: Immigration Reform: Bill Resnick speaks with Larry Kleinman, who co-founded and was the long time Secretary-Treasurer of PCUN, Oregon’s farmworker union. He currently works with the Fair Immigration Reform M... Read more

Historic Gresham mayoral recount confirms election of Travis Stovall

Airs at: Wed, 12/02/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  A recount is underway in Gresham, as the two candidates for mayor are neck in neck, separated by only 13 votes.  It's between Travis Stovall, who is currently in the lead, and Eddy Morales.  KBOO's Brian Oaster spoke with Travis Stovall and Elections Director Tim Scott... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 4: Episode 4

Airs at: Tue, 12/01/2020 at 7:00pm - Wed, 12/01/2021 at 7:00pm
Produced for Local Folks
Howdy folks, this is Zeke back for one more go-round. I’ll be heading back to my little cabin in the mountains after this here show, but I just had to get a couple of more things about the election and the state of our union off my chest, so to speak. I'm certain sure we ha... Read more

Is the Trump era really over? Guest Ted Rall warns that "December will be very dangerous"

Airs at: Wed, 12/02/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    In a recent article, cartoonist and author Ted Rall warns: It’s too early to celebrate, back-to-brunch Democrats.             Liberal voters are counting Biden’s corporatist cabinet picks. But we still don’t know for sure that Trump will let them hatch. There’s still... Read more

What Will the Future Hold Now?

Airs at: Mon, 11/30/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
While we continue to slog through the Covid Pandemic and the end of the Trump era, it’s hard not to think about what the future holds. And it’s even harder to imagine what that future may even be like after the dramatic changes we’ve been through during this trying year of ... Read more

Ep 117. It Takes A Village To Make It Through Another Week

Airs at: Wed, 11/25/2020 at 12:30am - Mon, 11/30/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast

Learning from the Left in Bolivia

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks with Nicole Fabricant, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Towson University and author of Mobilizing Bolivia’s Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land, about the recent electoral successes of MAS, the Bolivian Socialist Movement. ... Read more

Rebuilding the Left in the US

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Bhaskar Sunkara, the founder/editor of Jacobin, and author of The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality. They discuss what the left can do to push the Biden Administration over the next year to address wor... Read more