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Left and the Law on the Supreme Court

Airs at: Mon, 07/24/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On June 29th, the Court delivered on the long standing goal of rightwing politicians to overturn affirmative action. In deciding against Harvard College and the University of North Carolina, the Court ruled that race could no longer be an explicit factor in college and univ... Read more

Toolkits for Reform

Airs at: Mon, 07/17/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline: Toolkits for Reform - A Conversation with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist at the Prison Policy Initiative. Criminal legal system reforms are being introduced at a rapid pace across the United States, often with the stated goal of reduc... Read more

Resistance to APEC Ministerial Meeting in Seattle, July 29 to August 21

Airs at: Wed, 07/19/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, a regional economic forum established in 1989, with 21 member "economies," including the US, Japan, China, Australia, Indonesia, and Thailand, will be holding their third Senior Officials' Meeting in Seattle from late July through m... Read more

Lauren Gross on the Right to Repair, with Repair PDX

Airs at: Thu, 07/13/2023 at 8:00am
Lauren Gross of Repair PDX talks about the right-to-repair movement around the world and around the region--and how listeners can join. Read more

Multnomah County vs. Big Oil, with John Wasiutynski

Airs at: Mon, 07/17/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last month Multnomah County filed suit against several of the largest fossil fuel and coal-producing corporations to hold them accountable for damages from the 2021 Pacific Northwest Heat Dome, one of the deadliest and most destructive human-made weather disasters in Americ... Read more

1/6: The Graphic Novel

Airs at: Thu, 07/13/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  What if the pro-Trump insurrection at the Capitol had succeeded?  That's the question asked in 1/6: The Graphic Novel, a speculative spin on the real events of January 6, 2021.  Writers Gan Golan (The Adventures of Unemployed Man) and Alan Jenkins, a Harvard Law School p... Read more

Imani Muhammad of Youth Organized United To Help

Airs at: Thu, 07/06/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Imani Muhammad is a local nonprofit founder and director who works with kids and families. She is a past winner of The Skanner News Group Drum Major for Justice Award for civil rights, founder of the Portland Youth Summit, small business owner, basketball coach, lifestyle a... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 10, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 07/10/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Image via Wikimedia Commons: Nimiipuu Mole Julian Ankney hosts this show featuring audio excerpts from an April conference on “Native Sovereignty, Decolonization, Divestment, Reparations, and Environmental Justice,” s... Read more

Centering Culture in Climate Resilience

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
An attack on our homelands and waterways is an assault on our sovereignty, tribal treaty rights, fishing rights and human rights to flourish and thrive and cultivate our natural foods like the salmon. Indigenous people are rooted in the ways of the natural world here in the... Read more

Missing and Murdered Indigenous People, Fossil Fuels, Man Camps, and a Case for Divestment, Reinvestment, and Reparations:

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The sexual exploitation, torture and disappearance of Native Americans has deep historical roots, beginning in 1492. In some parts of the country, Native women experience rates of murder ten times higher than the national average. Rates of violence spike with the introducti... Read more