Community Building

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 25, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Battle for a Clean Portland Harbor: Local struggles for climate justice are today probably the fastest growing and most dynamic parts of this country's environmental movement. Ri... Read more

Smelter Wars, Part One

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
For our regular segment Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond talks with Ron Verzuh, author of the just released book, Smelter Wars. The smelter in question is just across the Canadian border along the Columbia River, and the book covers the history of worker organizing t... Read more

The Battle for a Clean Portland Harbor

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Local struggles for climate justice are today probably the fastest growing and most dynamic parts of this country's environmental movement. Right here in River City the Portland Harbor Community Coalition is a great example of how these very low overhead volunteer powered o... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 04/17/22

Airs at: Sun, 04/17/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
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George Carrillo Interview

Produced for Between Us
George Carrillo is a democrat running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he moved from law enforcement to politics, why the school to prison pipeline is one of the biggest issues Oregonians face and how, if he becomes governor, he promises to stop th... Read more

Documentarian Jan Haaken

Airs at: Thu, 04/14/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Jan Haaken is a clinical psychologist who also happens to be an author and documentary filmmaker.  Her films include Guilty Except for Insanity, a look behind the walls of a hospital for the criminally insane; Mind Zone, a portrait of therapists with the 113th Army Comba... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 18, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  A Pace College student in a gas mask "smells" a magnolia blossom in City Hall Park on Earth Day, April 22, 1970, in New York. Image via Flickr Patricia Kullberg hosts this Earth Day special on the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Indigenous Visions: This... Read more

Rural Electric Cooperatives and the Promise of Democracy

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  A map of rural electric cooperatives in the US, from the Rural Electric Cooperative Toolkit. Bill Resnick talks to R. K. Upadhya about worker cooperatives, which could provide the left with a way to demonstrate the democratic ideals on which the economy should be run. B... Read more

Resisting the Gas Industry

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For decades we have been sold the story-line that natural gas is the best and cleanest fuel for cooking and heating. More recently the gas industry has been promoting gas as a bridge fuel to a renewable future and even arguing that so-called renewable natural gas is a green... Read more

Chelsea King Interview

Produced for Between Us
Chelsea King is a democrat who is running for the Oregon Senate in the 13th District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how West Linn-Wilsonville teachers are whipsawed by changes in the district budget and why that has to stop, how a colleague from a co-founded non profit... Read more