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Old Mole Variety Hour July 19th, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Moriis Hosts this Episode of The Old Mole which includes   Commercial-Free Childhood. Bill Resnick talks to Susan Linn, about the corporate effort not just to sell to children, says Linn, but to takeover childhood and make them habitual consumers. Too in fact i... Read more

Bloody Thursday

Airs at: Mon, 07/05/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bloody Thursday-July 5th is commemorated up and down the West Coast as Bloody Thursday, remembering the strikers killed in the 1934 Longshore strike. Norm Diamond takes us back to that July day and to the importance of that strike.  Read more

Oil For Kisses 009 - Death Becomes Us Pt. 2 - SCORCHED IN OREGON!

Airs at: Thu, 07/08/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Oil For Kisses
The past two+ decades of the genre see it move into deeper, darker, morbidly murky, atmospheric and foreboding territory, often blurring the lines with black or doom or both together. This has also been achieved through dissonance and flirtations with noise and the avant ga... Read more

Portland Jewish Hour 7/4/21

Airs at: Sun, 07/04/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
"Preface 26  Rav Moshe often said that he was the last official Rav in Russia. After the Revolution, the Communists could not openly prohibit rabbanus because it was permitted by the Soviet Constitution, but they imposed a heavy "parasite tax" or "bourgeoisie tax" on rabba... Read more

An evening with Brian Granse: Radio Premiere of "Broken Glass", dedicated to George Floyd.

Airs at: Fri, 06/25/2021 at 10:00pm - Sat, 06/26/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
We will review some of Brian Granse's singer, sonwriter's career, from his American Nobody era to his most recent single releases from 2020 and his most recent, Broken Glass, radio premiere of this composition dedicated to George Floyd. Join us and enjoy this selection of l... Read more

Of Women and Salt

Airs at: Mon, 06/28/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Gabriela Garcia’s wonderful debut novel, Of Women and Salt, which is a series of interconnected stories spanning three generations of women living in Cuba and Miami. It is a story of captivity and the desire for flight and freedom, a story of... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 21, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 06/21/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts today program which includes the following segments: Radical Re-envisioning of Life on a Hot Planet: Bill Resnick interviews Richard A. Smith, a historian of modern China, and also an environmentalist activist who co-founded the organization System Cha... Read more

The Paris Commune

Airs at: Mon, 06/21/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
For Norm Diamond’s regular segment “Another World Is Possible,” he concludes our celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune. Norm responds to critiques by listeners, discusses how the Commune influenced both Marxism and Anarchism, and explores its relevance a... Read more

Race-norming

Airs at: Mon, 06/21/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Our well-read red, Patricia Kullberg, shares a piece by Dave Zirin on the National Football League’s race-norming of cognitive testing, which has meant that Black players must be more cognitively impaired than their white counterparts to qualify for the same compensation fo... Read more

History of the Drug War: Part One

Airs at: Wed, 06/16/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
At a news conference on June 17, 1971, disgraced former president Richard Nixon announced the start of the modern American drug war. On this edition of Free Culture Radio, history of the drug war part one, from Nixon through Reagan. Read more