Economy

Environmental Degradation and Covid 19

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick continues the second of a two part interview with Dr. Michael Friedman, a microbiologiest who studies the relationship between environmental degradation and the emergence of human pathogens, like Covid 19. Deforestation for farmland, cleared by slash and burn,... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 13, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which will include: Covid 19 and Environmental Degradation: Bill Resnick continues the second of a two part interview with Dr. Michael Friedman, a microbiologiest who studies the relationship between environmental degradati... Read more

The Covid-19 Pandemic from someone who works in a grocery story

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
“We are working long days, we're working long weeks, and long hours. We want to be able to go home with our family and friends as well. But we're putting our our health at risk away from our families instead of saying home because this is part of the job and this is what pe... Read more

The Digital Divide: Access to Technology Is Now a Matter of Survival

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
 "We often hear  that technology is the thing that will save us. But technology and innovation are really just buzzwords. If they don't include everyone, technology just becomes another systemic barrier It's our goal [at Free Geek] that when we talk about innovation, we're ... Read more

COVID-19 and Your Credit Report

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
The COVID-19 outbreak has many of us quickly trying to adjust to a new normal.  Considering the vast changes in daily life, we are all concerned about finances and wondering how credit scores and credit reports will be impacted.   Rod Griffin, Senior Director of Consumer E... Read more

Covid 19 and Human Rights

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Well Read Red Tom Becker reads from a piece published in Counterpunch by Catherine Rottenberg and Neve Gordon, entitled: The Corono Virus Conundrum and Human Rights. Rottenberg and Gordon write about the coronavirus pandemic's potential to accelerate the already existent to... Read more

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Polluting the Ocean

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick speaks with Mariann Lloyd-Smith about the vast array of chemicals pouring into our oceans, including medicines, catalysts, pesticides, additives, flame retardants, and other chemical by-products of the global system of over-production.  Though many of these ... Read more

Art Robinson Interview

Produced for Between Us
Conservative Art Robinson is nothing if not persistent.  Mr. Robinson has challenged Democrat Pete DeFazio for US House District 4 in every election since 2010.  But this year, he's running for the seat in Oregon Senate District 2.  He talked with Don Merrill about the stra... Read more

Ricky Ruiz Interview

Produced for Between Us
Ricky Ruiz is a democratic candidate for Oregon House District 50.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the plight of Dreamers is one of his highest priorities, how the city of Gresham, despite a strong streak of racism among some of its citizens, is moving forward to deal... Read more