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Verizon Express Workers Organize

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hannah Borstel, a Verizon Express retail worker in NW Portland, explains why she and her co-workers are organizing a union with the Communications Workers of America.  Part of a national wave of retail organizing, these workers face similar conditions and are inspired by ea... Read more

Does Portland Need More Industrial Land?

Airs at: Mon, 07/11/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland and other Oregon municipalities are required to inventory their employment land periodically as part of the comprehensive planning process.  For decades the city has decided during each inventory process that it needs more industrial land. In the past, Portland ann... Read more

Class Struggle Unionism at Labor Notes

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This is a panel discussion of Joe Burn's new book Class Struggle Unionism at the 2022 Labor Notes Conference in Chicago. In his new book, Joe Burns argues that a Class Struggle Unionism approach is essential if we are to build the power for radical transformation. Hear wor... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 27, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement hosts this Hot Labor Summer episode of the Old Mole. Drug Decriminalization: Bill Resnick and Tera Hurst discuss the growing pains in Oregon's implementation of the first in the nation decriminalization of all illicit drugs including marijuana, methamphetamin... Read more

Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Negative (Part 2)

Airs at: Tue, 06/21/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Liz Prato, author of Kids in America: A Gen X Reckoning

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, our guest is Liz Prato, author of the new essay collection Kids in America: A Gen X Reckoning. Liz’s previous books include Volcanoes, Palm Trees, and Privilege: Essays on Hawaii, which was a New York Times Top Summer Read and a Finalist for the Oregon B... Read more

TRIPP-P 22 with Dr. Wes Pope

Airs at: Sun, 05/01/2022 at 12:00am - Wed, 12/31/2025 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
Welcome to the first podcast episode of 2022 - episode 22! Cory Elia and Lesley McLam sit down to speak with Dr. Wes Pope, Co-Director of University of Oregon's Multimedia Journalism masters program.   We discuss some of Pope's experiences as a photojournalist for 15 years... Read more

Cancel Student Debt!

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers talks with WSU Vancouver students Ellah Allman, Flaffy Polley, and Andrea Manske about organizing to cancel student debt, the importance of integrating discussion of student debt into course work, the Morrill Indigenous Land Grab, and about using their May... Read more

Starbucks Workers Strike

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Isabelle Loverich and Quentin Kanta, lead organizers with Starbucks Workers United, discuss the wave of barista organizing (12 shops in the Portland area, so far) and the one-day strike at two shops in response to management's union-busting tactics. Read more

Classic Labor Songs

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
In a departure from the usual interview format, host Jamie Partridge plays classic labor songs from the 20th century, including Talking Union (Almanac Singers), Joe Hill (Paul Robeson), Bread and Roses (Bobbie McGee), We Shall Not Be Moved (Joe Glazer), Which Side Are You O... Read more