Labor

UPA's Tee Bosustow

Airs at: Mon, 09/03/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Words & Pictures takes a loving look back at the brilliant and quirky UPA studio (started by Disney strikers after WWII) with animation historian Tee Bosustow.  Tee's father Stephen helped found the haven for artists and oddballs, many of whom ended up blacklisted during th... Read more

The World at Our Service: Cruise Ships and the Global Division of Labor

Airs at: Sun, 08/19/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
How the cruise ship industry is a microcosm of the global economy. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 20, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 08/19/2007 at 5:00pm
We continue the round table discussion of transportation alternatives in Portland. Mike Snedeker discusses the consolidation of executive power going back to the 1970s. Larry Bowlden reviews "Midnight at the Dragon Cafe" by Judy Bates Fong, and Clayton Morgareidge reports... Read more

NLRB calls for director to resign

Airs at: Sun, 08/19/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Employees of the National Labor Relations Board are calling for the resignation of the Board’s Director. We bring you this report, from the Workers Independent News Service Read more

chicago health workers stifled in forming a union

Airs at: Mon, 08/06/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Health care workers around the country have been struggling to form unions, facing off against private health care companies that care little about living wages and benefits. Workers Independent News brings us this report about one group of workers trying to unionize in Chi... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 23, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 07/22/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This program begins with Marty Hart-Landsberg discussing whether China's growth is really sending US jobs to China. Brooke Jacobson reviews the film "Ten Canoes," and Larry Bowlden reviews the novel "Pearl" by Mary Gordon. Tom Becker discusses two books on what apes t... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour 07/16/07

Airs at: Sun, 07/15/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Topics for today include: 1) Labor 2) Review - Crazy Love 3) Capitalism 4) Alternative Economics Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour 07/09/07

Topis for today include: 1) Global Warming 2) Edith Piaf 3) Iraq 4) Labor Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 2, 2007

This program, hosted by Luz María Gordillo, discusses immigration and labor, reviews Michael Moore's film "Sicko," and considers a National Health Care System. Frann Michel comments on issues being discussed at the US Social Forum in Georgia. Read more

Day Laborer's Press Conference

The organization of day laborers in Portland, known as Voz or ‘Voice’, held a press conference and rally yesterday to protest the way immigration raids have affected the immigrant community. Romeo Sosa of Voz was one of the speakers at the rally. Read more