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Musical Moles review Hamilton

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Frann Michel review the 2015 Broadway musical, Hamilton. One of the most popular cultural phenomena of the last few years, they interrogate its universal praise. They consider the problems with its Great Man of history take on American history, how Hamilton'... Read more

American Sutra

Airs at: Fri, 02/15/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Pacific Underground
Pacific Underground interviews Duncan Ryuken Williams, author of American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War. Williams will be in town for a reading of his book Friday, February 15 @ 7pm at Powell's Cedar Hills Crossing.  "This groundbreaking histo... Read more

Buscando America on 02/12/19

Airs at: Tue, 02/12/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Un día como hoy pero de 1984, Julio Cortázar murió en Paris. Escucha una de las mejores entrevistas que le hicieran al maestro de lo fantástico. Legisladores abren la discusión para nuevas reglas que informen sobre los riesgos para la salud debido a las tecnologías inalámb... Read more

The unbearable whiteness of being in black- and red-face, with monthly co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 02/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Locally-based Dineh (Navaho) and Yankton Dakota writer Jacqueline Keeler has been writing and fighting against racist mascots and stereotypes for years and she's pretty sick of it. But she keeps being called back into the fray, most recently invited to Cincinnati to deba... Read more

Book Mole: Girl in the River

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Text: It is with great pleasure that I talk with you this morning about a splendid novel by a good friend and fellow Old Mole, Patricia Kullberg. I’m not sure how this novel slipped by me in 2015, but it did. While at lunch with another Portland feminist and leftist,... Read more

1919 General Strike in Seattle

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond revisits the 1919 Seattle General Strike with guest Rob Rosenthal, composer of the mid-1980s rock opera Seattle 1919. For many years Rob Rosenthal taught a course at Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Music and Social Movements. He will be in the Pacific Nor... Read more

Resisting Illegitimate Authority, with author Bruce Levine

Airs at: Wed, 02/06/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  From Levine's website: Bruce E. Levine writes and speaks widely on how society, culture, politics and psychology intersect. His latest book is Resisting Illegitimate Authority: A Thinking Person’s Guide to Being an Anti-Authoritarian―Strategies, Tools, and Models (201... Read more

The Words of a Song: Long Black Veil

Airs at: Sat, 02/02/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
How many songs do you know sung from the point of view of a ghost?! And that's just one thing that makes Long Black Veil special.  Written by Marijohn Wilkin (pictured) and Danny Dill back in 1959, Long Black Veil tells the story of a man hung for a murder he didn't commit.... Read more

In-Depth: Letha Winston, Mother of Patrick Kimmons and Activist for Justice and Police Accountability

Airs at: Tue, 01/29/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Patrick Kimmons was fatally shot by Portland police in the early morning of September 30 in 2018. Since then, Letha Winston--mother of the 27-year-old father and baker--has led protests every Wednesday morning at 10:00 AM, marching from the Multnomah County Courthouse to Ci... Read more

Buscando America on 01/29/19

Airs at: Tue, 01/29/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión recordamos al poeta y compositor venezolano Simón Díaz, además hablamos sobre cómo se está cocinando el golpe de estado en Venezuela. La Habana amaneció el lunes entre escombros luego del impacto de un potente tornado. Netflix estrena "Massacre at the Stadiu... Read more