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Old Mole Variety Hour for September 6, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  The Old Mole Variety Hour is pleased to present Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland: The Activist Photography of Bette Lee. Follow the link to view a collection of Bette's photos with her reflections.   Everyday Resistance. Bill Resnick interviews Kevin Van Mete... Read more

The Gap: Media Misconceptions on Afghanistan and Changing Workplace Expectations in the Great Resignation

Airs at: Fri, 08/27/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Mike Duerr, a retired U.S. Army Officer who now works for the State Department. Mike was deployed in both Iraq and Afghanistan during the course of the U.S./NATO occupation and has insight into what Western media oft... Read more

From Utopia to Dystopia

Airs at: Mon, 08/30/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond looks at the relationship between utopian and dystopian literature. Norm discusses that relationship by examining the transition in early industrializing United States from pleasant and supportive work lives for you... Read more

Portland Nabisco workers strike for fair working conditions

Airs at: Tue, 08/24/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  Workers at Portland's Nabisco factory kicked off a nationwide strike in response to harsh working conditions, job outsourcing and cuts to benefits from their parent company Mondelez International.  KBOO's Ethan Sandweiss reports on the worker's Saturday strike in Portland. Read more

Nabisco Strikers on the Line

Airs at: Mon, 08/23/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Nabisco workers in the Bakers Union (BCTGM 364) have been on strike since August 10.  They are fighting givebacks in healthcare, overtime, pensions and outsourcing.  Jamie Partridge and Laura Wadlin interview Sharon (53 years with the company), Mary (40 years), Portia (13),... Read more

Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland! The Activist Photography of Bette Lee

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bette Lee Photo Giveaway!   If you’ve been to a protest during the past three decades, you’ve probably seen Bette Lee, the short, slight woman behind the camera, always in the thick of things, documenting the resistance that Portland is famous for. From the 1990 march to... Read more

COVID, CRT, and the 21-22 School Year

Airs at: Mon, 08/09/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join the hosts as they discuss their thoughts around COVID, the anti-CRT attacks on educators, and what the rapidly approaching 2021-2022 school year has in store for us. Read more

Tin Can Phone Podcast

Airs at: Wed, 08/04/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
This episode focuses on non-unanimous juries: its use as a tool to effect an end-run around the 13th Amendment Read more

Stop The Sweeps & End Clean and Safe

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with Kaitlyn Dey, a community Organizer now challenging the city's policy of sweeping, harassing and criminalizing the homeless. Kaitlyn recently did her thesis at Portland State University titled "Fighting Back Against Criminalization of Homeles... Read more

Doughnut Workers United Picket Reportback

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Samantha Bryce returns to KBOO to talk with Joe Clement about the 7/29 picket at Voodoo Doughnuts they attended, organized under the banner of Doughnut Workers United. They both report back a good turnout, the sense of solidarity they had, and how receptive people were to t... Read more