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The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 27, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Joe Clement hosts this Hot Labor Summer episode of the Old Mole. Bill Resnick and Tera Hurst discuss drug decriminalization in Oregon and challenges to implementing the promises of Measure 110. June 27th is the 117th anniversary of the Industrial Workers of the World. Jo... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 13, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Juneteenth: Sarah Chivers speaks with Karen Morrison, a Black leader and educator in Vancouver with the non-profit "Odyssey World International Education Services." She is coord... Read more

Smelter Wars, Part Three

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Smelter Wars by Ron Verzuh is a deeply researched account of a militant union at one of the world’s largest smelter complexes, in Trail, British Columbia. The story Verzuh tells covers decades, from management’s efforts to prevent unionization, up to successful organizing, ... Read more

Sacramento Educators Win After 8-Day Strike!

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Join us as we discuss the joint strike of the Sacramento City Teachers' Association and SEIU Local 1021 with SCTA President David Fisher. Read more

Smelter Wars, Part Two

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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For our regular segment Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond continues his conversation with Ron Verzuh, author of the just released book, Smelter Wars. The smelter in question is just across the Canadian border along the Columbia River, and the book covers the history o... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 30, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Girl of Venezuela: Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Can humanity survive climate change? In his profoundly important essay “World War II Lessons for a Green New Deal,”  Martin Ha... Read more

Starbucks Workers Strike

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Isabelle Loverich and Quentin Kanta, lead organizers with Starbucks Workers United, discuss the wave of barista organizing (12 shops in the Portland area, so far) and the one-day strike at two shops in response to management's union-busting tactics. Read more

Classic Labor Songs

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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In a departure from the usual interview format, host Jamie Partridge plays classic labor songs from the 20th century, including Talking Union (Almanac Singers), Joe Hill (Paul Robeson), Bread and Roses (Bobbie McGee), We Shall Not Be Moved (Joe Glazer), Which Side Are You O... Read more

Organizing collective power for public good Part 2

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    Organizing collective power for public good part 2. Joe Clement continues their conversation with Emily Drabinski,President-elect of the American Library Association, discussing how libraries can be part of organizing collective power for public good. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour May 16th 2022

Airs at: Mon, 05/16/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Sharon Grant hosts this episode of the Old Mole Russia’s disastrous invasion of Ukraine. Can the U.S. retain domination of the world economy, its trade structures, its financial system, its money flows, its politics, and what sustains all of it, military domination too... Read more