Global Affairs

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 7, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick hosts this election eve special edition of the Mole, and we hear: 1. Vermont activist Traven Leyshon talks with Bill about left politics in a Clinton presidency. 2.  Frann Michel draws on Howard Zinn for an assessment of electoral politics and the need for ac... Read more

Equitable Rules on Trade

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker reads Leon Fink's article entitled "On Trade, Our Choices Aren’t Only Xenophobic Nationalism Or Neoliberal Globalization  calling for a progressive internationalism".  It appeared in In These Times. What would a trade policy good for working people look like? Ph... Read more

Alfred McCoy: The Decline of U.S. Global Power

Airs at: Tue, 11/08/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  What’s the shelf life of empires? Decades, maybe centuries.  It is difficult to discuss imperialism because there is virtually uniform elite opinion that the U.S. is not an empire. Washington will not willingly concede its global superpower position. But remember the omn... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 7

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick hosts this show the day before the election, and we hear: Bill Resnick and Traven Leyshon discuss what the left can do in national politics if Hillary Clinton wins. Next week, if Donald Trump wins, we’ll discuss what the left need do in his administration. Joe... Read more

KBOO Election Night 2016 Special Coverage

Airs at: Tue, 11/08/2016 at 5:30pm - 9:00pm
  [View the story "Election Night 2016" on Storify]   From 5:30 - 9 on Election Night 2016, KBOO will feature live interviews and guests including candidates for local political offices, analysts and KBOO radio personalities. We'll also be broadcasting live from the Wil... Read more

My Zine

Good old-fashioned spoken-word radio.  Observations and opinions, commentary and creative writing by long-time staff member, Bruce Silverman.  Random, thought-provoking topics including everything from human-interest stories read straight from the local paper, to personal c... Read more

Robert Parry on the U.S. and Russia and more

Airs at: Thu, 11/03/2016 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Host Per Fagereng speaks with investigative journalist and ConsortiumNews editor Robert Parry about the U.S. & Russia, the Washington consensus and the election. Read more

Alternative Radio: Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Airs at: Tue, 11/01/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a leading voice for recognizing bias and  resisting cultural appropriation. She was born in Sudan and grew up in Australia where she trained as a mechanical engineer. She now works as an engineering specialist on oil and gas rigs as well as headin... Read more

PSU Student Senate Passes Resolution to Divest from Israeli Military Occupation

Airs at: Fri, 10/28/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for One Land Many Voices
On October 24, 2016, the student government of Portland State University voted overwhelmingly in favor of a measure calling on the university to divest from the Israeli military occupation of Palestine. The measure focuses on four companies: Hewlett-Packard, Caterpillar, G-... Read more

Veterans & the Criminal Justice System

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
As we honor those who served in the U.S. military this Veterans Day, we also remember those serving time in our jails and prisons.  Oregon has among the highest rates of incarcerated veterans in the nation.  Karen James hosts a special discussion about veterans and the crim... Read more