Labor

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Andrew Kalloch Interview

Produced for Between Us
Andrew Kalloch is a democrat who is running for Oregon's 4th US House District.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how he'll balance the importance of climate change and economic opportunity in the communities of his district, why his plan, called "Claim Stat" for monitoring ... Read more

George Carrillo Interview

Produced for Between Us
George Carrillo is a democrat running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about how he moved from law enforcement to politics, why the school to prison pipeline is one of the biggest issues Oregonians face and how, if he becomes governor, he promises to stop th... Read more

Rob Nosse Interview

Produced for Between Us
Rob Nosse is a democrat running for Oregon House District 42.  Sam Bouman talked with him about redistricting challenges he's facing, how he'll address the homeless crisis in his district in light of the limitations of Measure 110, the intiatives he's push related to Medica... Read more

Jonathan Chenjeri Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jonathan Chenjeri is a candidate for Oregon's House District 56.  He talked with Sam Bouman about what being a "Self Described Socialist" actually means, the importance of labor rights for workers and why rural areas in Oregon are, he feels, treated like exploited Third Wor... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 4, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Photo by Bette Lee Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Tax the Rich: Taxes are the price of civilization. Political theory understands that taxes pay for the public institutions that protect society from capitalism’s si... Read more

Labor and the Media:

Airs at: Mon, 04/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
It used to be that the mainstream media avoided labor news like the plague. Not so anymore, says Lane Windham, veteran labor activist, who argues that the upsurge in media interest in labor struggles both reflects and shapes growing public approval of unions and a move away... Read more

Providence Nurses Fighting Back

Airs at: Mon, 03/28/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Faced with unsafe staffing, low compensation and benefits, and declining patient care, nurses in the Providence healthcare system are fed up and fighting back.  On the heels of a massive protest picket at Providence St. Vincent's hospital, Richard Botterill and Kim Martin o... Read more

Nick Hess Interview

Produced for Between Us
Nick Hess is a republican candidate for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why Oregon leadership doesn't get technology but needs to, why city run programs are bloated, expensive and ineffective in dealing with the homeless problem and why, as a businessman,... Read more

Farrah Chaichi Interview

Produced for Between Us
Farrah Chaichi is a democrat running for the Oregon House in the 35th District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how training in political science and criminal justice lead to social activism, why the housing market is difficult even for someone like her who is plugged in... Read more

Portland Association of Teachers Gets New Leadership

Airs at: Mon, 03/14/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we hear from Portland Association of Teachers President-Elect Angela Bonilla, Vice President-Elect Jacque Dixon, and Executive Board member-elect Emily Golden-Fields about their recent election wins and their plans for their union. Read more