Housing/Homelessness

Butterfly Girl

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Rene Denfeld’s latest novel, The Butterfly Girl. Denfeld displays once again her skills as an author, and her deep understanding of and compassion for street people, especially homeless children. Celia, the butterfly girl, living on the stree... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts today's show which includes these segments: Environmental Degradation and Covid 19: In the first of a two part interview, Bill Resnick speaks with microbiologist Dr. Michael Friedman, who teaches at the American International College of Arts and S... Read more

Sonia Montalbano Interview

Produced for Between Us
Sonia Montalbano is running as a Circuit Court Judge for District 4, Position 12.  She talks with Don Merrill about how people need to understand the court system when they encounter it, why over-worked legal aid attorneys are a critical piece in the credibility of the lega... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 3: Episode 7

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 12:00pm - Thu, 04/01/2021 at 12:00pm
Produced for Local Folks
Over the last several years, I have talked to a lot of local folks who work very hard to help other people – giving comfort to patients at the end of life, providing food and firewood to low income people, or helping people who are homeless – and they have taught me a lot a... Read more

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Art Robinson Interview

Produced for Between Us
Conservative Art Robinson is nothing if not persistent.  Mr. Robinson has challenged Democrat Pete DeFazio for US House District 4 in every election since 2010.  But this year, he's running for the seat in Oregon Senate District 2.  He talked with Don Merrill about the stra... Read more

Kevin Chambers Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kevin Chambers is a republican who is running for Oregon House district seat 20, against incumbent democrat Paul Evans.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his Christian faith guides his political beliefs, why handlers may bring political experience but, despite his lack ... Read more

Stop the Sweeps PDX calls for sweep moratorium and increased resources for houseless community amid outbreak

Airs at: Thu, 03/26/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  One majorly vulnerable population in Portland – those living on the streets– have been left without a clear plan to weather this pandemic. The Stop the Sweeps Coalition in Portland has called for a moratorium on sweeps, as well as the placement of 150 handwashing station... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this home-recorded episode and we hear: Jazz and Justice: Bill Resnick and black Marxist historian Gerald Horne talk about the politics of jazz. Operation Homestead: From the Old Mole archive, Desiree Hellegers talks with Seattle housing activists about p... Read more

Old Mole variety Hour for March 9, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/09/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Roben White hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Bernie for President: Bill Resnick interviews media critic Jeff Cohenon Bernie and the Bernie campaign, the disappointment of Super Tuesday and how, in a two man race, he could win the Democratic Party nomina... Read more