When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, it resulted in thousands of deaths
and knocked out power for nearly a year. Further, the devastation worsened a
debt crisis that's crippled public services for years. So residents of
already-abandoned communities were not surprise...
Recently the Portland Business Alliance endorsed the massive Jordan Cove LNG
export terminal proposed for Coos Bay. But this is not the first time this
influential business organization, which claims a membership of 1,900, has
advocated for positions that put our communitie...
Thom Becker hosts this episode of the Mole, bringing us these segments:
1. Bill Resnick and labor activist Diane Feeney discuss the future of the
labor movement and the job of building a green economy.
2. Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken review the 2014 film "Marwenc...
Denise Morris previews for us a 2014 film called “Pride” that will be
featured at an upcoming DSA (Democratic Socialists of America) event. It’s
the summer of 1984. Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of
Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based g...
Thom Becker reads from an article entitled “Climate Change Is Increasing
Regional Conflict and Creating Millions of Refugees Across the
Globe” By Steve Trent for the online news page, AlterNet.
Photo: Syrian refugee camp in Suruc, Turkey (September 7, 2017)
Photo Credit: ...
In anticipation of the release next month of the drama "Welcome to Marwen,"
movie moles Frann and Jan revisit the 2010 documentary "Marwencol,"
directed by Jeff Malmberg. “Marwencol” is available as a DVD at the
Multnomah County Library.
Unable to afford therapy afte...
Bill Resnick talks with Diane Feeley, coordinator of National Organization
for Women, who has devoted her life to working in the labor movement and
many of the social movements for democratic socialist
revolution. They discuss how to work in movements -- like Medicare for ...
Today on the Old Mole:
An interview with Diane Feeley, coordinator of the Nationl Organzation of
A revisit to the gripping 2010 documentary film Marwencol, about a man who
made a model WWII village in his backyard in advance of a soon to be released
narative film ...