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Library Workers Fight Layoffs

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Byrd and Cathy Camper, both librarians in the Multnomah County Library system and members of AFSCME local 88 talk about impending layoffs. In the midst of a pandemic, where some library workers are working from home, some in the building or out in the community, some on adm... Read more

Clackamas County Children's Safety Levy would raise funds for non-profits addressing child welfare

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "We can actually be a stronger additional layer in that safety net. If a child isn't going to be in school and a teacher won't notice those bruises, there are actually community organizations that still have a good likelihood that they will see that kid and be able to in... Read more

Freedom Now w/Uhuru Sasa: Cultural Programming Inside

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews the wife of a member of Uhuru Sasa, an African-American Cultural Club based at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon.  The club's mission is to develop the members through culture, vocation and education.  Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 20, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 07/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the old mole and includes, Race, the Military and the Police: Bill Resnick interviews David Cortright, warrior for peace, writer and Vietnam war Veteran. David wrote the classic book Soldiers in Revolt on the organizing and achievements o... Read more

KILLED BY PORTLAND POLICE: Remembering JAMES CHASSE

Airs at: Wed, 07/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
We remember James Chasse with voices from the film Alien Boy: the Life and Death of James Chasse.  We’ll also hear a discussion from a May 2020 online screening of the film led by film producer Jason Renaud and filmmaker Brian Lindstrom with newly elected Multnomah County D... Read more

Jan Eliot - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 07/09/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Jan Eliot got her start in the 1970's drawing for alternative newspapers in and around Eugene, Oregon, her weekly comic strips Patience and Sarah and Sister City focusing on the then-novel (for the funny pages) concepts of single moms and blended families.  In the 1990's... Read more

KILLED BY PORTLAND POLICE: Remembering JAMES CHASSE

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
We remember James Chasse with voices from the film Alien Boy: the Life and Death of James Chasse. In May 2020 an online screening of the film was presented by Mental Health Association of Portland with an after-film discussion led by film producer Jason Renaud and filmmaker... Read more

Brave Girl, Quiet Girl

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Catherine Ryan Hyde’s 2020 novel, Brave Girl, Quiet Girl, a novel about friendship, motherhood, and the journey toward finding a place to call home. During a violent carjacking, the thief unknowingly drives off with a two year old girl in the... Read more

A Two Hour Special with National Book Award winning poet Nikky Finney

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty-first-century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life. National Book Award winner Nikky Finney’s fifth collection contains lighthouse poems, narrative hotbeds, and tre... Read more

Late in the Day

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Late in the Day, a 2019 novel by Tessa Hadley, a throwback to the domestic tales of Elizabeth Bowen and Edith Wharton and so many other women authors, explores in detail the inner lives of four people who live in an intimate dance of love and... Read more