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Civil Liberties Watch: Hearings for Guantanamo Prisoners Begin

Airs at: Sun, 10/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
17 innoncent Uighurs refugees who have been imprisoned at Guantanamo are scheduled for a Habeas hearing in federal court on Tuesday. They are among the first prisoners to have the hearings, since the Supreme Court upheld their right to them in a June decision. The Supreme C... Read more

Like W, but with ambition

 Rolling Stone just put on an article on Sen McCain, which is as damning and devastating as most any piece of journalism I can recall. St. John is revealed as a short-tempered, misogynistic narcissist who differs from Dubya primarily on the basis of his ambition. Oh yeah, D... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 29, 2008

Airs at: Tue, 09/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This program has a current take on the financial bailout, a conversation about the positive vision of Fair Trade, and a visit with local activists campaigning against regressive anti-immigrant ballot measures.  The whole show is available by clicking on the arrow above (tho... Read more

Rural Organizing for Immigrant Rights

Airs at: Tue, 09/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Two  regressive ballot measures will  be voted on in November, measures that target immigrants.   The Rural Organizing Project is working to defeat them.  Marci Westerling talks with the Old Mole's Denise Morris.  See their website for  all the details.  Read more

Interview, Jean Phaelzer author of Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans

Airs at: Tue, 09/23/2008 at 5:00pm
 Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews author Jean Phaelzer about her book Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans. From the Gold Rush in the 1840's through the Civil War and into the early 1900's Chinese faced brutal purges and roundups throughout the Pacif... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 8, 2008

Airs at: Tue, 09/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Luz María Gordillo, this show deals with issues affecting Mexican-Americans as well as immigration.  We also learn about saving the planet, our city, and our neighborhoods by changing the way we landscape and garden in our yards.  You can hear the whole show by cl... Read more

Immigration Organizing

Airs at: Tue, 09/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Community Organizing is going on around immigration issues in the Willamette Valley; two such activists are Amelia Cates and Amy Dudley.  They talk with Old Mole Denise Morris about their work with PCASC (Portland Central American Steering Committee), PACT (Portland Allies ... Read more

Chicana Succes: Self and Community

Airs at: Wed, 09/10/2008 at 3:30pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Dr. Rusty Barceló is the Vice President and Vice Provost for Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota and a nationally-recognized leader in the field, with more than 30 years of experience in equity and diversity in higher education.  She is also a Chicana with d... Read more

Miae Kim interviews Lul Abdulle

Airs at: Wed, 07/23/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radio Beyond Borders
On Radio Beyond Borders it's "Meet Your Neighbor," Miae Kim interviews Lul Abdulle with the Somali Women's Association and Program Coordinator for Southeast Uplift. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 18, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 08/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel hosts this program which features an explanation of what's going on between Russia and Georgia (and the US); a review of the documentary about a high wire exploit at the World Trade Center in 1974; and an introduction to Los Angeles's Thai Town.  Last week, Bil... Read more