Government/Politics

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Police Raid Punk House Party in 2001

Airs at: Tue, 06/04/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  FROM THE FILES OF CIRCLE-A RADIO!! Totality of Circumstances is off this week. Instead, we have a special treat, recently digitized from the KBOO Archives: an hour-long episode of CIRCLE-A RADIO from 2001 featuring the story of a police raid on a punk show after-party a... Read more

Health and Harm Reduction Part Two

Airs at: Wed, 06/05/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, we continue our conversation with Keith Brown, MPH, Director of Health and Harm Reduction at the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice; plus, we hear from Matt Simon, New England Political Director for the Marijuana Policy Project, about... Read more

Russia-gate’s Monstrous Offspring

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Host Per talks to journalist and author Daniel Lazare about the motivations of Russian interference in American politics.  Read more

Buscando America on 06/04/19

Airs at: Tue, 06/04/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Paro docente y represión en Chile. El Colegio de Profesores de Chile pide el fin de la deuda educativa y se opone a la exclusión de las asignaturas de Historia, Educación Física y Artes en las materias obligatorias para 3º y 4º medio. Tensa relación entre Estados Unidos y ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 3, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Tom Becker, this edition of the Old Mole includes these pieces: Second grade teacher Rachel Hanes talks about the dillemas facing public school teachers A conversation about how to carry out political education  An article "As the World Burns: Hurtling Towards ... Read more

Laura Wagner joins the Heather McCoy Show

Airs at: Thu, 05/30/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Heather McCoy Show
Yesterday the Oakland Raiders of the NFL signed noted racist and bully Richie Incognito to a one-year contract.  In a tangentially related story The Boston Bruins of the NHL started a marketing deal with Barstool Sports.  Laura Wagner of Deadspin.com is here to discuss thes... 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

Challenging the Mayor's Budget

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie speaks with Alex Zielinski, News Editor of the Portland Mercury, about Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty’s amendment to Mayor Ted Wheeler’s proposed budget  that would fund parks and recreation by ending the controversial Gang Enforcement Team. The City Council will vote... Read more

Rethinking the Housing Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Dan Jaffee continues his discussion with Michael Mehaffy, Senior Researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and co-host of the blog LiveablePortland.org about the housing crisis and alternatives to capital-friendly policies that would better address housin... Read more

War on Iran?

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews John Feffer, director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, about John Bolton’s dangerous aggression toward Iran and obsession with regime change around the world, and how to mobilize to prevent war. Feffer's latest article ... Read more