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Portland Teachers push back against MAP Tests

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with 4 Portland teachers about their recent efforts to stop subjecting students to the MAP Test.  Taking this test interferes with more meaningful class learning, highlights the lack of equity for students stuck at home, and provides results that are larg... Read more

Fisher Poetry

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Every year since 1998, in the last weekend of February, fisher poets have gathered in Astoria, Oregon to celebrate the livelihood of fishing and its connected community. This year’s FisherPoets Gathering will be different, with the gathering done over the internet. This epi... Read more

Big Strikes and the Sabotage of Labor, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement speaks with Marianne Garneau, an organizer with IWW New York and editor of the on line journal Organizing Work. They talk about an article she recently wrote on "Big strikes and the sabotage of labor",  which looks at the history and politics of labor organizing... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 8, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts today’s show, which includes the following segments: Another World is Possible: On our regular segment, Another World Is Possible, Luisa Martinez and Norm Diamond discuss Che Guevara’s Socialism and Man In Cuba. As an essay Che wrote in the 1960s, does... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: Episode 10 with Roshani Thakore & Roya Amirsoleymani

Airs at: Wed, 01/27/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Art Talk Bus Stop is a serial 30-minute podcast produced by a group of students and educators based out of Reynolds High School in Troutdale, OR, just outside of Portland. The students are enrolled in the Reynolds Gallery of Contemporary Art (RoCA), where they learn profess... Read more

Should Police Unions Exist?

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Jobs with Justice hosted a panel on "Should Police Unions Exist?" last June, including Justin Norton-Kertson of Portland Jobs with Justice, Deborah Hall of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Candy Luisa Hererra of the Washington Education Association, and Hyung Nam of ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 4, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/04/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today’s show is hosted by Norm Diamond and includes the following segments: In Memoriam: Denise Morris introduces this interview from the Old Mole archive in which Bill Resnick talks with Leo Panitch about the 2008 crisis of capitalism and what opportunities for socialism c... Read more

Demand Safe Schools

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we discuss the Demand Safe Schools national coalition and January 12th "Day of Resistance" with Chicago teacher Jackson Potter. Read more

The Gap: Preschool Organizing and Intentions for 2021

Airs at: Fri, 01/01/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea speak with Nat from PDX Childcare Labor Alliance about union organizing for early childcare educators and the recently passed Preschool for All Measure in Multnomah County. We learn about the trajectory of organising efforts f... Read more

Union Nurses Fight for Safety at Providence

Airs at: Mon, 12/28/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Oregon Nurses Association members Beth Funsch and Gabriel Wihtol, nurses at Providence Portland Medical Center discuss their struggle with the largest healthcare system in Oregon.  Personal Protective Equipment, Covid-19 testing, staffing and paid leave are all lacking at t... Read more