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The Old Mole Variety Hour December 23rd, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier hosts the Episode of the Old Mole which includes: Ecological Revolution: John Foster teaches at the University of Oregon, writes a lot including The Robbery of Nature and the Return of Nature. He edits the journal Monthly Review, making it into a go to sou... Read more

Interview with Broadcast Union and Schools Union leaders

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Ikesha Owens is president of the Oregon Public Broadcasting workers union, SEIU local 503, whose members are in a fierce struggle against a union busting employer.   In the second half of the show, we interview Belinda Reagan, president of the Portland Federation of School ... Read more

The Irishman

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Labor unions, corruption and capitalism will be on tap as Victoria Saucedo, Mark Brenner and Denise Morris come together for a roundtable discussion of Martin Scorsese’s lasted film, The Irishman.  Read more

Inequality in Higher Education: Teachers organizing for Change

Airs at: Wed, 12/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
Last week,  over 300 Clark College faculty members voted unanimously to strike.  Full and part time faculty members at Portland Community College have also been in contract negotiations, fighting for the same thing: Raising part time, adjunct faculty members wages. Right no... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 16, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Climate Justice and Community Renewal: Bill Resnick speaks with climate activist and writer Brian Tokar. Flooding on the Yankton Sioux Reservation: Moles Desiree Hellegers get an update on the historic inu... Read more

Little Rock Educators Jessica Lusk and Erica Ivy

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we speak with educators Jessica Lusk and Erica Ivy about what's been happening in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Like schools all over much of the country, Little Rock, even with its history of attempts to desegregate its schools, continues to struggle with racial inequ... Read more

February 5, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/05/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On our inaugural show: --we try to explain the title for the first time of many --The Portland Police Association (PPA) raids AFSCME for workers at the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC) --We take a look at the PPA's legal and lobbying team --Sgt. Gregg... Read more

Postal pilot project hurts workers and residents alike

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Mail routes have been increasingly inconsistent in the Kenton neighborhood of Portland recently, and a new pilot project is to blame. On Saturday, residents of the 97217 zip code rallied outside the Kenton Post office to protest the haphazard mail delivery. The pilot pr... Read more

Free Fare for TriMet - Drivers and Riders Unite !

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
"Up with Riders !" is a campaign to stop fare hikes and win expansion of fareless, decriminalized public transportation.  Hear OPAL environmental justice organizer, Gabriela Saldana-Lopez, and former ATU 757 (TriMet drivers) representative, Andrew Riley, discuss the possibi... Read more

Interview with Steve Ignorant of Crass

Airs at: Thu, 11/21/2019 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Popular Education
As part of Popular Education though music program host, Tammy Overture interviews co founder of the anarcho punk band CRASS!! Crass were an English art collective and punk rock band formed in 1977 who promoted anarchism as a political ideology, a way of life and a resistanc... Read more