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Zenith Action

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On December 14, 2022 activists gathered at Portland City Hall to educate City Council members about the dangers of Zenith Energy, and the gross betrayal of trust by Commissioner Ryan when he granted Zenith a new LUCS (Land Use Compatibility Statement). Jan Haaken talks with... Read more

Free Trade vs Fair Trade - the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is the latest free trade initiative challenging the US and Asian-Pacific labor movements.  Yimei Shao of the Trade Justice Education Fund explains what's new and not new about Biden's trade proposal. Read more

Cinema Workers Organize

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Audra Sweetland and Jae Marx tell of their struggle for dignity and respect at the Living Room Theater, their five day strike and their decision to form the Cinema Workers Union. Read more

Does Portland Need More Industrial Land?

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on 7/11/2022 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 ... Read more

Looking Back and Ahead with Eric de Place

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For the last few years, we seem to look back at the past year and say, next year has to be better. But it never is. Or maybe we are focusing too much on the negative – and there certainly is a lot of that to consider – rather than appreciating some of the significant victor... Read more

UC Academics on Strike

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
UAW 2865 stewards, Cyn Huang and Keith Brower Brown, lay out the power and complexities of the five week strike of 48,000 academic workers at the ten University of California campuses.  This job action is the largest of any in the United States in 2022 and the largest ever ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 26, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 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: Anti-oppressive Holidays: Bill Resnick interviews Alexandra Holmstrom-Smith who wrote an excellent much needed article “Leftists Need Holidays Too. Let’s Imagine Anti-Oppressive Ones... Read more

Unions and Social Change

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A crucial set of questions toward the possibility of a very much better society revolve around the potential role of unions. Questions like can unions mobilize their members on issues that go beyond the workplace? How should we as workers relate to the constraints of labor ... Read more

Justice—No Hate

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
When jobs and small businesses in a hard-working white community were being destroyed by corporate pollution, many residents blamed recent immigrants instead – even bringing in the Ku Klux Klan who provoked a campaign of violence against the new arrivals. Writer and photogr... Read more

Society of the Sports Spectacle, with Jules Boykoff

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With the global mega-event, football (aka soccer)'s World Cup, in full swing, we take the opportunity to have as today's guest, Jules Boycoff, local author who has written widely on the business and politics of sport. A one-time member of the U.S. men's under-23 natio... Read more