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South African politics and the legacy of the war against apartheid

Airs at: Mon, 08/05/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken and Alan Wieder talk about South African politics and his recent tour there promoting his book "Ruth First and Joe Slovo: the war against apartheid". Jan asks Alan how he took it upon himself to tell the story of a contested history of political struggle. He talk... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour August 5th 2013

Airs at: Mon, 08/05/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this Old Mole and hear:Bill Resnick talks with Peter Bratsis about human nature caught between self-interest and democracyIven Hale reflects on the origins and legacy of political slogan "the personal is political."Joe talks with Jeff Shantz about Especifi... Read more

Dr. Earl Bracy,c "The Making of a Psychologist"

Airs at: Thu, 08/01/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Dr. Earl Bracy -- a Vietnam War era combat medic, practicing clinical psychologist, and author of Too Young to Die: Inner-City Adolescent Homicides and The Making of a Psychologist -- has endured prejudice and discrimination the likes of which many Americans, black and whit... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 29, 2013

Airs at: Mon, 07/29/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Iven Hale hosts this episode of the Mole, dealing with the upcoming US sponsored Israeli-Palistinian talks, what's happening in Portland to confront "the new Jim Crow," and some history of community radio including KBOO.To hear the whole show, use the play button below.  To... Read more

The New Jim Crow

Airs at: Mon, 07/29/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What can we in Portland do to end the continuing forms of racism identified by Michele Alexander in her book The New Jim Crow?  Cara Dugas reports on last week's meeting  sponsored by the Portland International Socialist Organization and The Portland Campaign to End the New... Read more

Justice For Trayvon Martin Rally, Peninsula Park, Portland.

Airs at: Sun, 07/14/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Bread and Roses
The Portland Campaign to End the New Jim Crow called for a RALLY, SPEAKOUT & MARCH on Sunday, July 14, 4pm at Peninsula Park (N. Ainsworth & Albina). Justice for Trayvon! End Racist Killings! No Justice, No Peace! End the New Jim Crow!Delphine Criscenzo was on location.Pho... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour July 1st 2013

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Joe Clement hosts this Old Mole and we hear: Bill Resnick talk with UO sociologist and editor of Monthly review, John Bellamy Foster, about leftist strategy in the context of ecological crisesCara Dugas reviews "Blacking Up: hip-hop's remixing of race and identity", a docu... Read more

Movie Mole: Blacking Up - hiphop's remixing of race and identity

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Cara Dugas reviews Robert Clift's "Blacking Up: hiphop's remixing of race and identity", a new documentary about cultural appropriation and white hip-hop. Clift is a white hip-hop artist himself. His interrogation of the subject goes back to minstral shows and asks: are the... Read more

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SOON COME THIS WEEKEND !! FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND JUNE 15,16,17  2013 Read more

Maya Angelou, "Mom & Me & Mom"

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Legendary author Maya Angelou shares the deepest personal story of her life: her relationship with her mother in her new book, Mom & Me & Mom.    Angelou's mother, Vivian Baxter, was an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence—a presence abs... Read more