Activism

The Folsom 50 Project

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview Danny Wilson and Tracy Schlapp founders of the Folsom50 project looking at Johnny Cash’s work around prison reform 50 years later.  The project brings music and artwork to incarcerated persons. For more information: www.bridgeworksoregon.org ... Read more

Food in the Tme of Covid

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with trained chef and journalist, Arun Gupta, about the American food system under conditions of the pandemic. They consider the plight of food workers up and down the supply chain, and the political economy behind the disconnect between the hungry masses ... Read more

Pandemic Bailout

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews economist Yeva Nersisyan. Yeva has recently been studying and writing on the Federal multi-trillion dollar relief programs as the pandemic shut down the economy. She and many others have found that the Federal government is continuing a fifty year tr... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 25, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 05/25/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes Pandemic Bailout: Bill Resnick interviews economist Yeva Nersisyan. Yeva has recently been studying and writing on the Federal multi-trillion dollar relief programs as the pandemic shut down the economy. She... Read more

Squirrels Know on 05/22/20

Airs at: Fri, 05/22/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
After two months in quarantine, seeing the development of events in America and the world, I strive to inspire you but also inform you of the critical importance of being able to embrace massive change in the days ahead. Make no mistake, there is no going back to status quo... Read more

Solidarity w Grocery & Postal Essential Workers

Airs at: Mon, 05/25/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Co-hosts Amanda Hill, who works at Fred Meyer, and Jamie Partridge, a letter carrier retiree, discuss the hazards and struggles of frontline workers Read more

NE Portland neighbors come together to save a giant Sequioa tree

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Neighbors in NE Portland are coming together to try and save a giant Sequoia tree which has been slated for removal. The tree has created foundation damage to a nearby home, but only one homeowner in the area has advocated for it to be cut down. The city cut order is und... Read more

Jordan Cove LNG Pandemic Update

Airs at: Mon, 05/25/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Since the COVID-19 Pandemic struck, there have been important developments in the fifteen year struggle to stop the Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline. When we last talked about this issue, the state of Oregon had just denied two critical per... Read more

Striking Lessons

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Appearing at the Trouble Makers School in Portland before more than 200 union members, stewards and activists, Barbara Madeloni discussed the national picture for public pchool teachers organizing and how and why strikes work.  Madeloni is the Education Coordinator at Labo... Read more

Nursing the Commons

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks to Ted Levine a nurse in NYC, a rank and file activist and spokesperson for the nurses in NYC hospitals. They first point out that nurses have learned a great deal in the COVID crisis: For one that they are risking their lives in understaffed and under eq... Read more