Labor

Amazon Workers Unite

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Two Amazon warehouse workers who are organizing for justice on the job speak with host Jamie Partridge.  Their voices are distorted to protect their identity. Read more

The Adjunct Underclass

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
  Over the past few decades, the job of college professor has been utterly transformed—for the worse. It is estimated that 75% of college teaching is done by part time adjunct professors. Suzanne LaGrande interviews Herb Childress , the author of  The Adjunct Underclass: H... Read more

Higher Education in Crisis: How Did We Get Here and What Can We Do?

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
Today on the Radio Activist, Suzanne LaGrande discusses how higher education has changed in the last thirty years with  Herb Childress and Henry A. Giroux.  Herb Childress is author of   The Adjunct Underclass: How America's Colleges Betrayed Their Faculty, Their Students, ... Read more

Cutting PERS

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris talks with Mark Brenner about the recent vote to cut PERS benefits. Mark Brenner is the former Director of Labor Notes now currently working at University of Oregon’s Labor Education & Research Center. On May 27th Mark Brenner spoke to Bill Resnick about th... Read more

Teaching is Not Elementary

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In Part 2 of a 2 part discussion on public education, Bill Resnick talks with teacher Rachel Hanes about the pedagogy of the three second grade classes at her middle school while still managing to sufficiently satisfy the various corporate education requirements. In Part... Read more

Setting the Record Straight with PERS

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with economist Mark Brenner, longtime trainer and author at Labor Notes, and current instructor at LERC, the Labor Education and Research Center located at the University of Oregon.  Mark has a firm understanding of PERS, who is to blame for its current s... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 10th 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with teacher Rachel Hanes about pedagogy. Part One of of their discussion of public education is here.  Denise Morris talks with Mark Brenner about the recent vote to cut PERS benefits. Mark's earlie... Read more

Elementary School Challenges

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Rachel Hanes an outstanding 2nd grade teacher and a member of the Portland Association of Teachers Union.  She serves on the union’s environmental education committee. In this first part of a two-part interview, Bill and Rachel discuss the challenges... Read more

Exploring Hidden Histories and the Legacy of Othering: The Vanport Mosaic Festival

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
From May 21 to June 5, 2019, the Vanport Mosaic Festival gives Portland area residents the opportunity to explore and confront our local past and recent history of “othering” and its tragic consequences. Through exhibits, documentary screenings, tours, theater, and dialogu... Read more

The Other Four Year Degree: Vocational Education, Apprenticeship Programs and Careers in the Trades

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more