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Labor Against a Trump Coup

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Labor Defending Democracy is a new formation of Portland area union activists who are organizing to prevent Trump from stealing the election.  By his own words, the president has threatened to reject an election defeat and to remain in power.  Laurie King and Dave King, lon... Read more

Universal Pre-school Now!

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Emily Golden-Fields, Olivia Pace, and Sahar Yarjani Muranovic about Universal Preschool Now!, a coalition that gathered over 32,000 signatures to put universal preschool on the ballot. The measure before voters now is 26-214, Preschool For All. The thr... Read more

Labor for Black Lives, Labor against Fascism

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Labor unions are trying to unite with the Black Lives Matter uprising.  We interview two labor activists, Laura Wadlin of the American Federation of Teachers and Jad Ziade of the Unemployed Workers Council who are in the midst of this struggle. Read more

Violencia Doméstica y COVID-19, Colocan 20,000 banderas una por cada 10 personas que han muerto de coronavirus en EU, Trabajadores agrícolas y la pandemia 09/23/2020

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Produced for Noticias en español
Breve Informativo sobre el COVID-19 y de las últimas noticias locales, nacionales e internacionales sobre el COVID-19, y las más relevantes para la comunidad latina de Oregon. Hoy miércoles 23  de septiembre del 2020. Se han recuperado y sobrevivido al COVID-19, más de vei... Read more

Schools and the Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Portland Association of Teachers President Elizabeth Thiel about reopening of schools. Read more

Library Cuts

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond and Joe Clement talk about worker response to threatened staff and service cuts in the Multnomah County library system. They note that the library has no shortage of funds and that both workers and the community will be severely affected. In particular they foc... Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

Airs at: Sun, 09/06/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
A special program for Labor Day. The PJH presents "Debs in Canton," a radio play about Socialist labor leader Eugene V, Debs, Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 7, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 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: Racism—a Public Health Crisis: Patricia Kullberg speaks with Leslie Gregory, a local health practitioner and activist who is at the forefront of the campaign to get racism declared a ... Read more

David Reubenstein Interview

Produced for Between Us
David Reubenstein is a philanthropist, interviewer, entrepreneur and author of his newest book, How to Lead.  He talks with Don Merrill about the dichotomy between the ideal situations of leadership vs the realities of the messiness of leadership in the age of privilege, co... Read more

Library Workers Organize Against Lay-offs

Airs at: Wed, 08/26/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Multnomah County library staff have been told that up to 128 library jobs may be cut. Library director Vailey Oehlke has made no effort to clarify the number of positions that will be cut to library staff. This has instilled a sense of fear and uncertainty for staff. ... Read more