Movement for Racial Justice

Mitch McConnell, Black Voters & Voter Suppression – Did He Misspeak?

Airs at: Thu, 01/27/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell has faced backlash after implying that Black voters are not Americans. Speaking to reporters after Republicans blocked the John R. Lewis voting rights legislation last week, McConnell said: “The concern is misplaced because if you loo... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 31, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Power Battles in Maine: Bill Resnick interviews Matthew Cannon, a leader of a Maine ballot Initiative campaign that successfully prohibited the construction of a superhigh voltage e... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop with Mic Crenshaw

Airs at: Wed, 01/26/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
About this month's guest...  Michael Crenshaw is a world class MC and poet who has emerged on the national and international stage. As a teen in the late 80's, Mic was embroiled in the violent streets of Minneapolis, leading groups to physically confront white supremacist ... Read more

Survey offers Portlanders a chance to weigh in on new government structures

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Portland has a form of government that is unique for both major cities, and the modern era. It’s a commission style of government, where the mayor has extra power and all the commissioners are elected in at-large elections, meaning the whole city votes for them. Most oth... Read more

Building an Ever Wider Circle

Airs at: Wed, 01/19/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Rural Roots Rising
Join us as we dive into the shared history of Oregonians and its long-lasting impacts on our communities. In episode 5 we join Gwendolyn Trice as she reaches into the past to inform the present and breaks open divides to share the incredible lives of not only Black loggers ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 24, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/24/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Social Democracy in Germany: Surprising all the experts, the German Social Democratic Party rose from the dead to win the German national election in September of last year, promisin... Read more

Oregon, My Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 01/24/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Did you know that Oregon has an official state song? And that the lyrics were only recently changed to remove their racial bias? Harold Johnson both reads and sings his poem “Down In the Valley” in response. Is he talking about the Willamette Valley or rather the Valley of ... Read more

In Memoriam

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
June Jordan was a widely published Jamaican poet and playwright who was recognized for her lifelong commitment to political activism and human rights. Her poetry is fierce and pulls no punches in its exploration of issues related to gender, class, and race identity. She was... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 17, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg hosts this Martin Luther King Jr. Day special which includes music by artists Farrell Williams, Noname, and Ambrose Akinmusire, plus the following segments: Critical Race Theory: Bill Resnick talks to Malik Miah who made a living as an aviation mechanic a... Read more

A Legal Retrospective of 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker look back on the legal terrain of 2021, taking up gains and losses around social justice reforms. They start with a short civics lesson on the three branches of lawmaking governing our lives:  the Executive, Ju... Read more