Labor

Felony Question Removed from Mulnomah County Job Application

Airs at: Fri, 11/23/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Starting a new life can be difficult after a felony conviction, but Multnomah County is removing one barrier.  It has gotten rid of a question on its job applications asking about felony convictions.  KBOO’s Helen Honey reports in collaboration with the Oregon News Service. Read more

Latino Network on Cesar Chavez Avenue

Airs at: Tue, 11/06/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Latino Network held a press conference this morning to support the renaming of Interstate Avenue to Cesar Chavez Avenue.            KBOO’s Andy Seaton has the Story. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 19, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 11/18/2007 at 4:00pm
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Hosted by Tom Becker, today's Old Mole features a conversation between Bill Resnick and anthropologist Kamran Asdar Ali about the recent history and current situation in Pakistan. Jan Haaken interviews Portland State Psychology student David Hall about his work on Nativ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 12, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 11/11/2007 at 4:00pm
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Bill Resnick talks with Mark Weisbrot about the state of the economy, especially the debt crisis; with local activist Deborah Schwartz about making the City of Portland sweat-free; and with Norman Solomon about the politics of progressivism and his new book "Made Love, Go... Read more

Lawsuit- Ralph Nader v. The Democratic National Committee

This is a copy of the lawsuit filed by Ralph Nader and Peter Camejo and other Oregonians such as Lloyd Marbet and Gregory Kafoury against the Democratic National Committee. This was the referenced document on the 11-5-07 show with attorney Carl Mayer. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 29, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 10/28/2007 at 5:00pm
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Stephen Zunes who writes for Foreign Policy in Focus (www.fpif.org) talks with Bill Resnick about the impact of US foreign policy in the Middle East and what lies ahead. The Well-read Red presents revisits the class structure of capitalist society. The Movie Moles comment... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 15, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 10/14/2007 at 5:00pm
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Bill Resnick talks with Laura Fingerson about her book "Girls in Power: Gender, Body, And Menstruation in Adolescence"--has the "curse" been lifted? Denise Morris and Jerry Tucker of the Conference for Labor Renewal discuss the loss to labor in the auto workers' contracts.... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 8, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 10/07/2007 at 5:00pm
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James Loewen, author of "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong," talks with Laurie Mercier about Columbus Day. Bill Resnick and union president Christy Lovato discuss labor and community solidarity with the workers at Powells Book... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 10, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 09/09/2007 at 5:00pm
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Historian Marilyn Young and the Old Mole's Laurie Mercier analyze how the neo-cons have misused the history of the Viet Nam war and what we should have learned from that disaster. Brooke Jacobson reviews two forthcoming documentaries to be shown on public television. John ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 3, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 09/02/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this Labor Day show, Bill Resnick and Bill Smalldone discuss the power of the German working class since World War II; Tom Becker reviews the history of Labor Day; Luz Maria Gordillo reads a short story about Mexican family whose father has crossed the border to work; an... Read more