Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments:
The Economy: Bill Resnick interviews Yeva Nersisyan, who teaches economics at Franklin and Marshall College. They discuss the deepening economic crisis in this richest of countries, the struggles between Trump and the Congress on a still possible worker relief and economic stimulus package and what a good package would provide.
Indigenous People’s Day: Lakota-Cheyenne organizer and Old Mole member Roben White speaks with Nimiipuu writer and educator Julian Ankney about pressing issues in Indian Country, including murdered and missing Indigenous women and men, access to education and health care. (Produced by Desiree Hellegers)
Police Accountability: Jan Haaken talks with Hyung Nam about recent developments in the campaign to defund the Portland Police Bureau and the national campaign calling for a People’s Budget and alternatives to policing. Nam is a teacher with the Portland Public Schools and served on the citizen’s Police Budget Advisory Committee. To follow the campaign visit Portland Metro People’s Coalition or Unite Oregon.