Labor

Union Nurses Fight for Safety at Providence

Airs at: Mon, 12/28/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Oregon Nurses Association members Beth Funsch and Gabriel Wihtol, nurses at Providence Portland Medical Center discuss their struggle with the largest healthcare system in Oregon.  Personal Protective Equipment, Covid-19 testing, staffing and paid leave are all lacking at t... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 21, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 12/21/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg hosts the Old Mole today, which includes the following segments: All I want for Christmas is Immigration Reform: Bill Resnick speaks with Larry Kleinman in the second of a two part interview. Larry Kleinman, one of the founders of PCUN, Oregon’s farmworke... Read more

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Airs at: Mon, 12/21/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Denise Morris review the Rankin-Bass stop-motion animated Christmas story Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Originally aired on NBC in 1964, the GE-sponsored classic tells the story of two misfits and their eventual acceptance by Santa and his elves. But a dee... Read more

Doctors Unionize

Airs at: Mon, 12/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg speaks with Dr. Anushka Shenoy, a physician-in-training in psychiatry at Oregon Health Sciences University and a leader of the newly established OHSU House Officers Union. They discuss the punishing working conditions of physicians-in-training (also kno... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 7, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 12/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode which includes the following segments: Biden/Harris Climate Plan: Bill Resnick talks to Carla Frisch who worked for ten years in the U.S. Dept. of Energy before going to the Rocky Mountain Institute to help cities develop and implemen... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: Episode 09 with Jodi Darby

Airs at: Wed, 11/25/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Jodi Darby Jodi Darby is a media artist, activist and educator specializing in experimental video and photography.  Her work reflects an interest in re-purposing history, mapping the changing North American landscape and finding beauty in that which has been discarded and ... Read more

Senators push for investigation into unpaid labor in rehab centers

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Senators Elizabeth Warren and Tammy Baldwin formally requested an investigation from the Government Accountability Office into federally funded rehab programs that use unpaid labor from people seeking addiction treatment.  Reporting done by Reveal showed that at least 30... Read more

Mobilizing Beyond Universal Preschool

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this follow-up to the successful passage of the Universal Preschool ballot measure in Multnomah County, Jan Haaken talks with organizers Emily Golden-Fields, Olivia Pace and Sahar Muranovic about next steps for the campaign in expanding access to childcare and the rights... Read more

Union-busting at Community Alliance of Tenants

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Coya Crespin, an organizer at the Community Alliance of Tenants and elected member of CLU's Bargaining Committee, and A.J. Mendoza, president of Communications Workers of America, local 7901, discuss the struggle of CLU to win a fair first contract after CAT Management's de... Read more