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The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 2, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: End Clean and Safe Bill Resnick talks with Kaitlyn Dey, a community organizer challenging the city's policies of sweeping, harassing and criminalizing the homeless, including the current campaign "End Clean and Save" that would... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop with Adam Brock Ciresi

Airs at: Wed, 07/28/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
        Art Talk Bus Stop is a serial, 30-minute, youth-centered podcast about how artists and creatives do their work and make a living. The podcast is produced by artist and facilitator Erica Thomas and producer Nicole Cabrera. Each month we interview an artist, maker... Read more

Worker Cooperatives

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What role might they play in the transition away from capitalism? Bill Resnick and Norm Diamond don’t necessarily agree in this 2014 discussion from the Old Mole archives. They look at worker co-ops past and present, in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere, and assess their ... Read more

Amazon and UPS workers - same struggle, same fight

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Alex, a UPS Teamster, and Brian Denning, a fired Amazon worker, discuss the logistics industry, the work of sorting and moving packages.  They reveal the similarities in their work, the union difference and how changes in the Teamsters union, especially the influence of Tea... Read more

Union-busting at Voodoo Doughnuts

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
When the fatal heatwave hit Portland a month ago, workers at Voodoo Doughnuts walked off the job when indoor temperatures soared into the 90s with no effective air conditioning. Several were fired. Joe Clement talks with a Doughnut Workers United rank-and-file organizer abo... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 26, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Portland Police on the 100th Night of BLM Protest: Photo by Bette Lee (see below) Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments: The Abuse of Outer Space: Bill Resnick interviews Bruce Gagnon, co-founder and coordinator of the Gl... Read more

Sebastian Francisco Perez

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Sebastian Francisco Perez. Produced by Desiree Hellegers, we take a few minutes to honor the life of Sebastian Francisco Perez, the 38 year old Guatemalan Farmworker who died in the extreme heat of June 26. Desiree Hellegers brings audio from a July 3 vigil sponsored ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour July 19th, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Moriis Hosts this Episode of The Old Mole which includes   Commercial-Free Childhood. Bill Resnick talks to Susan Linn, about the corporate effort not just to sell to children, says Linn, but to takeover childhood and make them habitual consumers. Too in fact i... Read more

Heat and Work

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Heat and Work: The climate crisis is dramatically shaping the work environment for essential workers. As state leaders call Oregon's extreme heat waves and historic wildfires across the west "a harbinger of things to come," what can workers do to rise up and fight for worke... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 12, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Tom Becker hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments: Empire: A few months ago, after Pres. Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a “killer,” Putin responded, “it takes one to know one,” which the international press applauded, bec... Read more