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Does Portland Have a Real Solution for its Gang Problem?

Portland has seen 11 gang-related shootings since the Dec. 12 murder of a gang member inside the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. City leaders are calling it a "gang war crisis" and the Portland police want a new coordinated strategy to combat the violence. But the call ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 19, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 01/18/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On this program, the Moles look forward to the Obama presidency, back to the messages of Martin Luther King Jr., and to how the Nixon presidency is selectively remembered in the film Frost / Nixon.  Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or individual segments ... Read more

Obama, Race, and Class

Airs at: Sun, 01/18/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What does the Obama presidency mean, symbolically and politically, for issues of race and class?  Malik Miah comments in this article from Against the Current.  The Old Mole's Jan Haaken reads it for us.  Read more

Gay Racism and Black Homophobia - Part 2.

Airs at: Mon, 01/05/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Gender Blender
Rebecca Nay is joined by KBOO's Jamilah Bourdon and a close local friend named Aswad.  We had a frank and honest discussion about Homophobia in the Black Community and Racism in the Gay Community.  Originally recorded on 11/28/08. Read more

Gay Racism and Black Homophobia

Airs at: Thu, 11/27/2008 at 12:00am
Produced for Gender Blender
Rebecca Nay is joined by KBOO's Jamilah Bourdon and a close local friend named Aswad.  We had a frank and honest discussion about Homophobia in the Black Community and Racism in the Gay Community.  Click here to listen to Part 2. Read more

Significance of Hip Hop

Airs at: Sun, 12/14/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Radical musicologist Brad Duncan explains  the huge, world-wide significance of Hip Hop music and culture with special  attention to Dead Prez in this conversation with Bill Resnick. Read more

Ethnic Media, plus Agent Orange Justice campaign

Airs at: Thu, 12/04/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
This month APA Compass will look at the impact of ethnic media with Abhay Prasad from Trikone, Alex Sonbalee from Siam Chronicle and Sandip Roy from New America Media. Also a talk with delegates from the Agent Orange Justice Speaking Tour - Dang Hong Nhut, Tran Thi Hoan and... Read more

Language in APA Communities

Airs at: Thu, 11/06/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
This month APA Compass examines the impact of language on Asian Pacific American communities.  Guests include Sarika Patel, Mary Li and Pam Pham. Also another edition of the Angry APA Minute. Read more

CAIR on Anti Arab Statement by Father of Rahm Emanuel

Airs at: Tue, 11/18/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
President-elect Obama's Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has apologized for a racial slur made by his father Benjamin. Last week the father of Rahm Emanuel stated in an interview with an Israeli paper, “Obviously he’ll influence the president to be pro-Israel. Why wouldn’t he? W... Read more

Show for November 17, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 11/16/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Denise Morris, this program deals with the global economic crisis and what it would take to fix it, the broken mental health system and what it needs, and why California  voters  passed  a  ban on gay marriage.  We also hear a review  of  the documentary film abou... Read more