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Black Power at 50 in D.C.

Airs at: Thu, 12/29/2016 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Part 4 of our series, Black Power: 50 Years in DC, Nineteen Sixty-Six to Two Thousand Sixteen, marking the half century anniversary of the call for Black Power in this country in 1966. Today, a wide-ranging conversation with educator and activist Tom Porter about his vie... Read more

Be Wary of those Unpaid Internships, and How Scandinavians Got the Economy Right

Airs at: Thu, 12/29/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Vice President Ross Eisenbrey of the Economic Policy Institute joins us to discuss how Unpaid Interns Fare Worse in the Job Market and how the opportunities for paid work has been decreasing for recent graduates. Author George Lakey joins us to talk about his book Viking... Read more

Noam Chomsky: UTOPIA

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  In the darkest of times we have to imagine that a world of equality and environmental and social justice is possible. Are we dreamers? Not practical? Out of touch with reality? Perhaps. But throughout history it has been small groups of visionary activists who ignite the... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 26, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  This episode is hosted by Frann Michel, with music from Sharon Jones, Billy Bragg, and Chumbawumba.  The Mole recommends Pluginpdx.com for resource information.  The show also includes these segments: Bill Resnick talks with David Riemer about anti-poverty policies. Fra... Read more

Inventing the White Working Class

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Denise Morris reads from "The Invention of the White Woking Class" by Les Leopold of the Labor Institute, arguing that the "white working class" is a racist invention.   image of W.E.B. Du Bois via Wikipedia     Read more

Feminists Watch Holiday Things

Airs at: Fri, 12/23/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
From Jingle Barack to the "Fresh Off the Boat" and Chinese Santa, we take our feminist look at some holiday classics and newer media about Christmas, Hannukah, and holiday themes in general. Wrapping up with the new song actively modeling an anti-violence stance, "Baby It'... Read more

Politics of "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and special guest Dennis Gravy review the classic Christmas-time cartoon, "A Charlie Brown Christmas". They consider anti-commercialism, alienation, cultural appropriation, white supremacy, and why the "workers revolution" that seems to promise an answer to Char... Read more

Wendy Doniger, Redeeming the Kamasutra

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
The Kamasutra brings to mind (and to Google searches) erotic and exotic sexual positions.   OK, it is that.  But it is much more.  It is about the art of living.   Wendy Doniger, Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour 9:00am December 19th, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes   Bill Resnick talks with Independent journalist and climate and global sustainability activist Patrick Mazza. They discuss how many big cities in this country can defy Trumpism, and show how to radica... Read more

Starhawk on Positively Revolting : Continuing our Conversation

Airs at: Fri, 12/16/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
A few weeks before the national election, we had the opportunity to talk with community organizer, activist, and author. Starhawk. During that time, we discussed our fears about what a Trump regime would mean for many targeted communities and for the planet.  Now that Trump... Read more