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Old Mole Variety Hour for October 3, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Against Doom: Bill Resnick and Jeremy Brecher discuss the future of human life on this planet in an age of constantly increasing global warming. Bill offers a vision of that future a... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 26, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 09/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  For today's show the Moles bring you an episode from our archive, which originally aired on July 14, 2014. Hosted by Frann Michel, the Moles explore debates over left strategies. The show includes musical selections from Bitch Magazine's mixtape of American Protest Music... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 19, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following interview from Against the Grain: Neoliberalism, centrist, radical, intersectionality, the people, folks—these are all words that are used to mark out someone’s understanding of the world. Ye... Read more

The National Security Tour

Airs at: Mon, 09/12/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Laurie Mercier speaks with Miriam Pemberton about her new book, Six Stops on the National Security Tour: Rethinking Warfare Economies. Pemberton has studied the U.S. military economy and the means of shrinking it down to size for decades, first as Director of the National C... Read more

Rise Up!

Airs at: Mon, 09/12/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Bill Resnick talks with Jeremy Brecher, labor activist, writer and historian, who has extensively studied popular upheavals through U.S history. In the 1930s and again in the ‘60s very few predicted the explosive uprisings from below, which profoundly changed this country. ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 12, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 09/12/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The National Security Tour: Laurie Mercier speaks with Miriam Pemberton about her new book, Six Stops on the National Security Tour: Rethinking Warfare Economies. Pemberton has stu... Read more

Perspectives

Airs at: Mon, 09/12/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Opening in July and extending through November 2022, a special exhibit at the Portland Art Museum presents a series of riveting photographs of the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020 through the eyes of BIPOC artists in Portland. In their Left & the Law segment, Jan Haaken ... Read more

Monogamy

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Sue Miller’s 2020 novel, Monogamy, displays not only the crystalline writing we are used to from Miller, but an emotional depth that few writers every achieve. As usual, her topic is family life. Book Mole Larry Bowlden offers his take on this portrait of a marriage. Read more

Putting the Movement Back into the Labor Movement

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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The rapid, spectacular, entirely unexpected, self-organizing of workers at Amazon, Starbucks, and many other local franchises relying on low wage service workers inspired many observers of the labor scene to what they see as “spontaneous” uprisings as the route to a new lab... Read more

Workers for Reproductive Rights

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Often missing from the current public debates about assaults on reproductive rights are the workers who put themselves more and more at risk to provide abortion services. Patricia Kullberg speaks with filmmaker and Mole Jan Haaken and reproductive rights activist Sierra Rom... Read more