Labor

Pandemic Impacts PDX Food Scene & Factory Farm Biogas

Airs at: Wed, 11/17/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
How is the Portland food scene weathering the COVID19 pandemic, racial justice protests, the climate crisis, and workers calling out sexism and oppressive behavior? Alex Frane from Eater PDX joins the Food Show to discuss what’s been happening in the world of restaurants an... Read more

Scranton Educators Strike!

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with 2 teachers from Scranton about their strike. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 1, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 11/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour which includes the following segments: Don’t Quit, Organize! In Part Two of a two-part interview, Joe Clement talks with labor activist Eric Dirnbach about Strike-tober, the mass quittings and staff short... Read more

The Breakdown of Supply

Airs at: Mon, 11/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Longtime labor activist and scholar Kim Moody argues in a recent article in the Guardian that while just-in-time supply chains were a boon to big business, they have contributed to rising prices, the squeezing of labor and critical delays in delivery of goods. Patricia Kull... Read more

Don’t Quit, Organize!

Airs at: Mon, 11/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Mole Joe Clement talks with labor activist-educator Eric Dirnbach about Strike-tober, the mass quittings and staff shortages affecting the American economy, and whether we're seeing what former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich has called "a disorganized general strike". ... Read more

Organizing Against Authoritarianism and Climate Chaos

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Max Elbaum on the two existential threats facing humanity -- authoritarianism and global roasting. They discuss how to defeat both, building the broadest of lefts, including segments of the Democratic Party that today might support the sweeping mobil... Read more

Local and Global Stakes in the Vancouver Port Commissioner Election

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers talks with Cager Clabaugh, President of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 4 in Vancouver, WASHINGTON, about the local and global stakes in the Vancouver Port Commissioner race, where the incumbent, Eric LaBrant, who has a long-time reco... Read more

Kaiser Nurses Ready to Strike

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hannah Winchester and Sarina Roher, local leaders of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (OFNHP), explain why their members recently voted 96% to authorize a strike against Kaiser Permanente and how the community can support safe staffing and quality he... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 25, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Authoritarianism and Global Roasting: Bill Resnick interviews Max Elbaum on the two existential threats facing humanity. They discuss how to defeat both, building the broadest of lefts, including segments of the Democratic Party ... Read more

Labor Radio on 10/18/21 - Eviction Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hosts Michael Cathcart and Elliott Gilliland take a look back at the end of the federal government's eviction moratorium, and what Congress and local governments have done since to help keep working and unemployed Americans in their homes. They also share information about ... Read more