Economy

Strike Solidarity -- How and Why

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
The "How" and "Why" of Community Strike Solidarity -- with the forty-day Nabisco bakers strike and with the almost-strike of Kaiser healthcare workers --  is discussed by Laura Wadlin and Gabe Erbs of the Portland Democratic Socialists of America. Read more

Pandemic Impacts PDX Food Scene & Factory Farm Biogas

Airs at: Wed, 11/17/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
How is the Portland food scene weathering the COVID19 pandemic, racial justice protests, the climate crisis, and workers calling out sexism and oppressive behavior? Alex Frane from Eater PDX joins the Food Show to discuss what’s been happening in the world of restaurants an... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 15, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 11/15/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Monster Who Came up the River: Native peoples hold rich traditions of storytelling, passed on by elders from one generation to the next. These stories speak of resilience, w... Read more

The Dems and Democratic Reform

Airs at: Mon, 11/15/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick and Luke Savage discuss what’s happened to the Democratic Party after Biden defeated Trump by the slimmest of margins and the Democrats came to control the Congress. This raised great hopes on the left, especially when Biden proposed several trillion dollar pla... Read more

COP26-Watch

Airs at: Wed, 11/03/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Today's guest is long-time climate activist and writer Patrick Mazza. Patrick was a member of the Delta 5, which conducted an oil train tripod blockade at BNSF Everett Delta Yard in 2014, and was able to argue the first climate civil disobedience necessity defense in ... Read more

Power

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on September 20, 2021 Pollution, overconsumption, resource depletion, habitat destruction, overpopulation have all led to our current climate crisis. And power is at the core of the problems confronting humanity. How have human beings—one s... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 1, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 11/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour which includes the following segments: Don’t Quit, Organize! In Part Two of a two-part interview, Joe Clement talks with labor activist Eric Dirnbach about Strike-tober, the mass quittings and staff short... Read more

The Breakdown of Supply

Airs at: Mon, 11/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Longtime labor activist and scholar Kim Moody argues in a recent article in the Guardian that while just-in-time supply chains were a boon to big business, they have contributed to rising prices, the squeezing of labor and critical delays in delivery of goods. Patricia Kull... Read more

Don’t Quit, Organize!

Airs at: Mon, 11/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Mole Joe Clement talks with labor activist-educator Eric Dirnbach about Strike-tober, the mass quittings and staff shortages affecting the American economy, and whether we're seeing what former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich has called "a disorganized general strike". ... Read more

Kaiser Nurses Ready to Strike

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hannah Winchester and Sarina Roher, local leaders of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (OFNHP), explain why their members recently voted 96% to authorize a strike against Kaiser Permanente and how the community can support safe staffing and quality he... Read more