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American Sutra author Duncan Ryuken Williams (full interview)

Airs at: Fri, 02/22/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
  Last week, we featured a special, shorter version of an interview with Duncan Ryuken Williams, author of American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War in anticipation of his reading at Powell's. This week, we bring you the full version of the inter... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 18, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this Presidents Day episode and we hear: Bill Resnick and Mark Weisbrot talk about the coup in Venezuela Joe and Frann Michel review the Broadway musical "Hamilton" Jan Haaken talks with Mara Zusman about race and families For the whole show,  use the ... Read more

Race and Families

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Mara Zusman about her work in SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice), specifically in the Family Action Group. They talk about how SURJ has tried to organize white allies against racism and white supremacy. They also talk about a workshop that she is fac... Read more

Musical Moles review Hamilton

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Frann Michel review the 2015 Broadway musical, Hamilton. One of the most popular cultural phenomena of the last few years, they interrogate its universal praise. They consider the problems with its Great Man of history take on American history, how Hamilton'... Read more

American Sutra

Airs at: Fri, 02/15/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Pacific Underground
Pacific Underground interviews Duncan Ryuken Williams, author of American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War. Williams will be in town for a reading of his book Friday, February 15 @ 7pm at Powell's Cedar Hills Crossing.  "This groundbreaking histo... Read more

Buscando America on 02/12/19

Airs at: Tue, 02/12/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Un día como hoy pero de 1984, Julio Cortázar murió en Paris. Escucha una de las mejores entrevistas que le hicieran al maestro de lo fantástico. Legisladores abren la discusión para nuevas reglas que informen sobre los riesgos para la salud debido a las tecnologías inalámb... Read more

The unbearable whiteness of being in black- and red-face, with monthly co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 02/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Locally-based Dineh (Navaho) and Yankton Dakota writer Jacqueline Keeler has been writing and fighting against racist mascots and stereotypes for years and she's pretty sick of it. But she keeps being called back into the fray, most recently invited to Cincinnati to deba... Read more

Book Mole: Girl in the River

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Text: It is with great pleasure that I talk with you this morning about a splendid novel by a good friend and fellow Old Mole, Patricia Kullberg. I’m not sure how this novel slipped by me in 2015, but it did. While at lunch with another Portland feminist and leftist,... Read more

1919 General Strike in Seattle

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond revisits the 1919 Seattle General Strike with guest Rob Rosenthal, composer of the mid-1980s rock opera Seattle 1919. For many years Rob Rosenthal taught a course at Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Music and Social Movements. He will be in the Pacific Nor... Read more

Resisting Illegitimate Authority, with author Bruce Levine

Airs at: Wed, 02/06/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  From Levine's website: Bruce E. Levine writes and speaks widely on how society, culture, politics and psychology intersect. His latest book is Resisting Illegitimate Authority: A Thinking Person’s Guide to Being an Anti-Authoritarian―Strategies, Tools, and Models (201... Read more