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Old Mole Variety Hour for January 2, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes a re-broadcast of a show from Against the Grain. C.S. Soong interviews Vijay Prashad about the history of the “Third World Project,” a discussion that sheds light on contemporary political struggles of t... Read more

Full Interview | Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is full version of the interview with Dan Handelman and Philip Chachka, both of Portland Copwatch. A partial version of this interview aired on our December 27, 2022 show. This longer version includes more discussion of the current state of Portland's police oversi... Read more

Totality of Circumstances | December 27, 2022

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch This year our main focus has been on the Police Accountability Commission (which we’ll mostly refer to in this show as the PAC, or P-A-C), an all-civilian volunteer group that is tasked with creating a proposal for a new commu... Read more

Once a Braided River

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program was originally broadcast on October 24, 2022 For thousands of years the north reach of the Willamette River, near its confluence with the Columbia, was a braided river of shallow channels and islands rich in biodiversity. That was until European settlers cam... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 26, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Anti-oppressive Holidays: Bill Resnick interviews Alexandra Holmstrom-Smith who wrote an excellent much needed article “Leftists Need Holidays Too. Let’s Imagine Anti-Oppressive Ones... Read more

In Memoriam

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today’s program also includes a memorial tribute to two recently deceased members of our world-wide community, Julia Reichert, path-breaking documentary filmmaker, and Pablo Milanés, Cuban songwriter and performer. Music for this morning’s show comes from Bruce Springsteen ... Read more

Unions and Social Change

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A crucial set of questions toward the possibility of a very much better society revolve around the potential role of unions. Questions like can unions mobilize their members on issues that go beyond the workplace? How should we as workers relate to the constraints of labor ... Read more

Justice—No Hate

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
When jobs and small businesses in a hard-working white community were being destroyed by corporate pollution, many residents blamed recent immigrants instead – even bringing in the Ku Klux Klan who provoked a campaign of violence against the new arrivals. Writer and photogr... Read more

IT'S WAY BACK - 2 TWO THOUSAND FORE

Airs at: Tue, 12/20/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
"DAZED 12 DAYS AT A TIME !"    Join "Halley", as she takes you back  to a show that was only ever heard LIVE  on KBOO, December 21st, 2004. (As a side note: This was well before  WE THREE KINGS PRODUCTIONS™ took over the VPP holiday shows) Read more

Putting Government in its Place

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews David Riemer about his latest book, Putting Government in its Place, the Case for a new Deal 3.0. But don’t be fooled. He sees state policy as crucial for controlling capitalism, and he attributes our current crises of inequality, homelessness, and g... Read more