Economy

Cutting PERS

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris talks with Mark Brenner about the recent vote to cut PERS benefits. Mark Brenner is the former Director of Labor Notes now currently working at University of Oregon’s Labor Education & Research Center. On May 27th Mark Brenner spoke to Bill Resnick about th... Read more

Freeing Up the Time of Our Lives

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Freeing Up the Time of Our Lives A commentary based on Martin Hägglund’s This Life: Secular Life and Spiritual Freedom If we had all the time in the world, if we were immortal, then it wouldn’t matter how we spent our time, for there would always be more of it. But if ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 10th 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with teacher Rachel Hanes about pedagogy. Part One of of their discussion of public education is here.  Denise Morris talks with Mark Brenner about the recent vote to cut PERS benefits. Mark's earlie... Read more

Exploring Hidden Histories and the Legacy of Othering: The Vanport Mosaic Festival

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
From May 21 to June 5, 2019, the Vanport Mosaic Festival gives Portland area residents the opportunity to explore and confront our local past and recent history of “othering” and its tragic consequences. Through exhibits, documentary screenings, tours, theater, and dialogu... Read more

The Other Four Year Degree: Vocational Education, Apprenticeship Programs and Careers in the Trades

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more

Fake News: the PERS Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Mark Brenner on the manufactured PERS crisis and the larger real crisis of pensions, with most Americans having little more than Social Security when they retire. Mark Brenner, PhD, is an economist, journalist, labor activist and career instructor at... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 27, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Fake News: the PERS Crisis: Bill Resnick interviews Mark Brenner on the manufactured PERS crisis and the larger real crisis of pensions, with most Americans having little more than Social Security when the... Read more

It Takes A Village To Get Promoted/Change A Nation ft. Bryson The Alien and Jenni Moore

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:45pm - Fri, 05/31/2019 at 12:45pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Artist Bryson the Alien and Portland Mercury Music Editor Jenni Moore stop by to drop some real. Read more

Ted Wheeler: Neoliberalism Personified

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Ted Wheeler, Portland’s Millionaire Mayor, has his fingers in a surprising number of pies involving Oregon’s public resources, funding, and policy. As State Treasurer he oversaw the investment of almost a billion dollars of PERS funds into the volatile and exploitativ... Read more

Mehaffy on Financialization and the Housing Crisis, Part One

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Dan Jaffee talks with guest Michael Mehaffy, Senior Researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Executive Director of the Sustasis Foundation, strategic development consultant and urban designer, and co-host of the blog livableportland.org.  They dis... Read more