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In The Wake Of Blake

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Washington state Supreme Court recently invalidated that state’s laws against simple personal possession of controlled substances. Simple possession had been a felony in Washington, regardless of whether the individual knew that they were in possession. The decision in ... Read more

School Custodians and Nutrition Service Workers are Fighting Back

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
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Join us in a conversation with Greg Meyers, Amy Silvia, and Veronica Green as we talk about the challenges of their jobs and their fight with Portland Public Schools for the compensation and working conditions that they deserve. Read more

Upcoming panel: "Protecting Mother Earth: The history, legacy, and possibilities as experienced by Native Americans"

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  On Wednesday, April 14th at 6 p.m., the Oregon Community Rights Network and the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund are hosting a webinar entitled, “Protecting Mother Earth: The history, legacy and possibilities as experienced by Native Americans.” KBOO's Althea ... Read more

The return of Space Patrol as Commander Corey meets The Queen of Space!

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
On today's show we bring back the high rocketing adventures in the far reaches of space with Commander Corey and The Space Patrol! In this instalment the Commander and Cadet Happy confront The Queen of Space! We will also feature a couple of film reviews as Jeff Godsel, fro... Read more

The Myth of Small Safe Nukes

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
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In 1980, Oregonians passed a ballot measure prohibiting the siting of any new nuclear power plants until there is an operating federal repository for high-level nuclear waste. The law also requires a vote before any future nuclear facility is approved. Forty years later sti... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 12, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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  Paris Commune: For today’s episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune. In this first of a series, he explores what the Commune stood for, how it differed from the earlier French Revolution, and how it inspired... Read more

Poetry and the Red Squad

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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In a piece from our archives, Norm talks with Kaia Sand about writing poetry with a sledgehammer and about the repressive Red Squad of the Portland Police. The occasion was an installation Kaia and others had created at the North Portland branch of the Multnomah County libr... Read more

Gambling in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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Sharon Grant, a contributor to the Ole Mole, and Kitty Martz, peer mentor with Voices for Problem Gambling Recovery discuss House Bill 3078, which is currently in committee. HB 3078 would allow the Oregon Lottery to install gambling on hand-held devices. Image by: Creative... Read more

Back to School

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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Bill Resnick talks to Elizabeth Thiel, President of the Portland Association of Teachers, who led the union in their effort to create a safe and teachable reopening of the schools. They discuss what teachers, the community, and especially parents discovered in the long peri... Read more

Paris Commune

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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For today’s episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune. In this first of a series, he explores what the Commune stood for, how it differed from the earlier French Revolution, and how it inspired anarchists and Ma... Read more