Labor

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

Library Workers Fight Layoffs

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Byrd and Cathy Camper, both librarians in the Multnomah County Library system and members of AFSCME local 88 talk about impending layoffs. In the midst of a pandemic, where some library workers are working from home, some in the building or out in the community, some on adm... Read more

Labor Radio on 08/17/20

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hosts Michael Cathcart and Elliott Gilliland explain how Trump's authoritarian attack on mail-in voting and the Post Office is, at its core, an attack on working people. They provide context for the long-standing bipartisan desire to privatize the Post Office; explain how t... Read more

Paying the Land

Airs at: Thu, 08/20/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Ten years after Footnotes in Gaza, Joe Sacco returns with yet another masterpiece, Paying the Land.  "A tour de force . . . luminous . . . Joe Sacco's large-scale panels teem with detail, visual and verbal . . . What begins as an exploration of the effects of fracking on... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 17, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts and we hear these pieces: Bill Resnick talks with David Daley of FairVote about the November election, the disaster looming, and how Trump would capitalize on the chaos in vote counting sure to come. Desiree Hellegers talks with Jamie Partridge about ... Read more

Universities and Covid

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers talks with Sarah Chivers, an adjunct professor of Sociology at several universities in the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area. They discuss the challenges that adjuncts in Oregon face with the approach of Fall semester, and how being a primary caregiver ... Read more