Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore grew up loving comics and science
fiction, and have expanded both genres to address pressing issues of race
relations, gentrification, and aging.
Ben creates comic stories for The Nib as well as such graphic novels as
Your Black Fri...
Up on a bluff above the Mississippi River sits the town of Memphis
Tennessee. From the Chickasaw Nation to the Memphis Blues and Rockabilly,
we'll dig into the history of this musical city. Home to Sun Records and
the first all-girl radio station WHER, as well as the site...
Thabiti Lewis queries what the national anthem debate tells us about America
and democracy and raises questions regarding the sincerity of the recent ad
campaign supporting Colin Kaepernick and how powerful forces in our society
work to neutralize activist voices and pro...
The first transgender officer in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) visited
Portland last week, and his appearance was greeted by protesters opposed to
the pinkwashing (using a positive association with the LGBTQIA+ community to
distract from bad behavior) of the Israel...
Food is the basis of life. We need it to live. It is as simple as that. The
UN declares, “the right to adequate food is a long-standing international
human right.” But the aim of 21st century capitalism is not primarily to
promote our well-being and health, it is to cont...
Densie Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes these
Bill Resnick speaks with Patricia Kullberg MD MPH about how premature
disease, disability and death affects people of color, low income and
immigrant communities in Portland, how the ...
RESIDENTS STILL DEALING WITH AFTERMATH OF FLORENCE AS MICHAEL APPROACHES
Even as Hurricane Michael promises to inundate the eastern seaboard,
residents in parts of North Carolina continue to struggle with the aftermath
of Hurricane Florence last month.
KBOO reporter ...
To 'celebrate' National Coming Out Day, A Wider Bridge and the Oregon Jewish
Museum are bringing trans former Israeli Defense Force soldier Ofer Erez to
Portland for a conversation. According to the Oregon Jewish Museum: "At a
time when some of our own decision makers are c...
Clayton Morgareidge hosts, and we hear:
Bill Resnick talks with Amy Cantrell, a North Carolina minister who has been
organizing to help victims of Hurricane Florence.
Thomas Hanna of the Democracy Collaborative talks with the Old Mole’s
Laurie Mercier about the ret...