Activism

Making Contact

  Making Contact produces media that analyses critical issues and showcases grassroots solutions in order to inform and inspire audiences to action. This is a weekly show committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. Showcasing voices and pers... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 15, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Stop Ecocide: Last month, the International Criminal Court (ICC) celebrated 20 years since it opened its doors in July 2002. The court recognized this anniversary date by discus... Read more

Labor and Environment, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks to Wendy Thompson, who after college took a job in the Detroit auto industry in the 1970s with the intention to help build radical caucuses within the United Autoworkers Union. Wendy reflects on how the challenges and opportunities to organize workers cha... Read more

The Community Pulse

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Isis Harris is a skilled union electrician. Norm Diamond talks with her about an August 20 family event, one of three that are planned to promote BIPOC entry into construction jobs. With all the talk about promoting diversity in construction, and all the supposed initiative... Read more

Stop Ecocide:

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Last month, the International Criminal Court (ICC) celebrated 20 years since it opened its doors in July 2002. The court recognized this anniversary date by discussing ecocide as a possible fifth crime in its statutes. In their Left & the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Sn... Read more

Suburban Permaculture: Creating Our Preferred Future

Airs at: Tue, 08/09/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
  Lizabeth wrote the Pulitzer Prize Finalist book, A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America. Published in 2003. Part 1 Lizabeth describes her thoughts on the value of history to help us navigate the present and future and how we also can r... Read more

Suburban Permaculture: Creating Our Preferred Future

  The mission statement for this effort is to show and tell real life actions, allies and assets for green transformation of our homes, neighborhoods, culture and economy. "Outreach and advocacy for economic and social alternatives to the mainstream has become the focus o... Read more

West Virginia v. EPA and the Rest of Us

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This summer the U.S. Supreme court decided a trifecta of scary rulings on abortion, gun rights and environmental protection. So far, the repeal of Roe v. Wade has drawn the most attention but the other two rulings are equally concerning. On this episode of Locus Focus we t... Read more

United States: Still the "greatest purveyor of violence in the world"?

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine has once again, as during the Cold War, drawn the geopolitical battle lines, forcing countries to choose sides. And once again the United States has positioned itself as the champion of democracy and the foe of evil in the world. But o... Read more

Without Legal Representation: Oregon's Public Defender Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Oregon attorney Tara Herivel about Oregon’s shortage of public defenders which deprives defendants’ constitutional right to a speedy trial. While criminal courts promise equal justice under the law, nationwide they are failing to provide effecti... Read more