Labor

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 7, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 10/07/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Today on the Old Mole, hosted by Tom Becker: Peace Process Falters in Colombia: Bill Resnick speaks with Alex Diamond about the modern history of Colombia and the recent peace accords. Don't Skip Out On Me: Larry Bowlden reviews the novel by Willy Vlautin. They Live: Joe C... Read more

Union 5

Airs at: Mon, 09/30/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Joe Clement inagurates a hopefully recurring segment titled "Union Five". This segment features news about: UFCW and Fred Meyer's (owned by Kroger) threatening to strike and reaching a tenative agreement (Joe talked with a UFCW rep on 9/23) Kaiser workers threatening to ... Read more

Gender Pay Gap at Fred Meyers

Airs at: Mon, 09/23/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Joe Clement talks with Kelley McAllister, Communications Director of UFCW 555, about the labor struggle at Fred Meyers. They consider how Fred Meyers has gotten away with paying women over three dollars an hour less than men, and what the union is trying to do about it. Thi... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for September 23, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 09/23/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Clayton Morgareidge hosts this show about the power of the people: mass action to deal with climate change, and workers’ action for fair wages. Slow Motion Commotion will be happening this Friday, Sept. 27 at Portland’s City Hall to holding the City Accountable for its ro... Read more

Oregon Labor Leaders Speak

Airs at: Mon, 09/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Host Jamie Partridge interviews a multitude of Oregon labor leaders at the Sept. 20-22 Oregon AFL-CIO convention.  What's exciting? What's challenging?  What are our next steps? Hear over a dozen responses  Read more

Support for County On-Call and Temp Workers

Airs at: Mon, 09/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Old Mole, library employee, and union member Joe Clement explains the ongoing struggle between  Multnomah County and temp and on-call workers who wish to join the union. You can support these workers by going to the County Board meeting at the Multnomah County Building, 501... Read more

McCarthyism vs Clinton Jencks

Airs at: Mon, 09/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Host Norm Diamond talks with historian Raymond Caballero about Caballero's new book McCarthyism vs Clinton Jencks, as well as more about "Salt of the Earth," the film reviewed in the previous segment of today's show. Clinton Jencks was a decorated war hero who adopted as hi... Read more

Movie Review: "Salt of the Earth"

Airs at: Mon, 09/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Movie Moles Laurie Mercier and Jan Haaken discuss the classic 1954 film made against great odds because the film makers were black-listed by the Hollywood establishment. According to Wikipedia,  The film is one of the first pictures to advance the feminist social and polit... Read more

Movie Review: "Salt of the Earth"

Airs at: Mon, 09/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Laurie Mercier and Jan Haaken discuss the classic 1954 film made against great odds because the film makers were black listed by the Hollywood establishment. According to Wikipedia,  The film is one of the first pictures to advance the feminist social and polit... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for September 9, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 09/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Norm Diamond is our host for this edition of the Old Mole and we hear-- 1. Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Laurie Mercier discuss the classic labor and feminist film "Salt of the Earth." 2. Historian Raymond Caballero talks with Norm Diamond about McCarthyism and union struggle... Read more