Labor

Setting the Record Straight with PERS

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with economist Mark Brenner, longtime trainer and author at Labor Notes, and current instructor at LERC, the Labor Education and Research Center located at the University of Oregon.  Mark has a firm understanding of PERS, who is to blame for its current s... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 10th 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with teacher Rachel Hanes about pedagogy. Part One of of their discussion of public education is here.  Denise Morris talks with Mark Brenner about the recent vote to cut PERS benefits. Mark's earlie... Read more

Elementary School Challenges

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Rachel Hanes an outstanding 2nd grade teacher and a member of the Portland Association of Teachers Union.  She serves on the union’s environmental education committee. In this first part of a two-part interview, Bill and Rachel discuss the challenges... Read more

Exploring Hidden Histories and the Legacy of Othering: The Vanport Mosaic Festival

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
From May 21 to June 5, 2019, the Vanport Mosaic Festival gives Portland area residents the opportunity to explore and confront our local past and recent history of “othering” and its tragic consequences. Through exhibits, documentary screenings, tours, theater, and dialogu... Read more

The Other Four Year Degree: Vocational Education, Apprenticeship Programs and Careers in the Trades

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 27, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Fake News: the PERS Crisis: Bill Resnick interviews Mark Brenner on the manufactured PERS crisis and the larger real crisis of pensions, with most Americans having little more than Social Security when the... Read more

Union Victory at Autism Treatment Center

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Workers at the East Portland Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) just voted overwhelmingly to unionize.  Tune in to hear from CARD workers about their struggle for decent compensation and working conditions.   Read more

Michael Kimble, Akbar + Mustafa: Prisoners in Ohio and Alabama Speak

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 05/17/2019 at 5:00am
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Prisoners in Ohio and Alabama Speak This week, we hear the voices of three prisoners: anarchist prisoner Michael Kimble and jailhouse lawyer Arthur “Akbar” Griggs at Holman CI in Atmore, Alabama, and Mark “Mustafa” Hinkston at Toledo CI in Ohio. Download This Episode Mi... Read more

Sunkara and Socialist Manifesto

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick interviews Bhaskar Sunkara, who founded and is now editor of Jacobin magazine, "a leading voice of the American left."  Sunkara will be speaking Tuesday at Powell's City of Books, introducing his just published book: Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical... Read more

Oregon Educators' 1-Day Walkout

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Co-hosts Rachel Hanes and Stephen Siegel discuss the May 8 Educators' 1-Day Walkout; the build-up, the day of, and what's happened since.  No guests on this show., simply a conversation between two educators and union activists that highlights their perspectives as rank-and... Read more