Labor

Occupying Argentina: "The Take"

program date: 
Mon, 11/14/2011

Workers occupied and operated factories being closed by their owners in Argentina during a time of financial collapse.  Jan Haaken and Nancy Hollander discuss the documentary film about those events, The Take

11:42 minutes (6.7 MB)

KBOO’s month long experiment in ‘embedded journalism’ at Occupy Portland

When the Occupy Portland encampment began on October 6th, we at KBOO knew that we would be very involved in reporting on the movement – the issues, the constituency involved, the bottom-up civic activism displayed by the camp’s ad-hoc organizers all spoke directly to KBOO’s long-established values of peace, justice, democracy, human rights, multiculturalism, freedom of expression and social change.

But I don’t think any of us realized at the time just how entrenched our reporting would become.

Movie Moles: They Live

program date: 
Mon, 11/07/2011

Joe Clement and Frann Michel turn to this film because of its obviously critical message about late capitalism, and the way some of its complaints, seemingly new and unprescedented at the time, resonate with the Occupy Wall Street movement today. But they have mixed feelings about how far John Carpenter's portrayal of society hijacked by otherwise unseen aliens through psychological manipulation can go as a social analysis of the real actors and sources of inequality, injustice, and social and environmental destruction.

Watch the movie online for free through google video.

13:31 minutes (12.39 MB)

Ralph Nader speaks with KBOO about Occupy Wall St

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 11/03/2011

Long-time consumer advocate and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader has long called for the kind of populist uprising that has been manifested in the Occupy Wall Street movement.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Nader about his thoughts on the movement.

10:01 minutes (9.17 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 10/31/2011

 Tom Becker is our host for this program dealing with the "General Strike" being called for by Occupy Oakland, the fraud and corruption of Wall Street, some music about death row, and a film about the Black power movement of the 1960s using never-before seen footage.  

53:56 minutes (30.86 MB)

Report from Occupy Oakland

program date: 
Mon, 10/31/2011

 Occupy Oakland is calling for a city-wide strike for Wednesday.   Bill Balderston is a long-time teacher, activist, and writer in Oakland, and now working with Occupy Oakland.  Here he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about what's going on there and the prospects for the strike.  

17:15 minutes (9.87 MB)

Political Perspectives on 10/26/11

Air date: 
Wed, 10/26/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Jim Hightower and Ralph Nader on Occupy Wall Street and the Occupy Movement

Guest Jim Hightower, national radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow, talks about the Occupy movement across the country and about the We the People Movement, which reminds us that 'the Constitution plainly says "We the People," not We the Corporations.'

And later, Ralph Nader, consumer advocate, lawyer, author and former Presidential candidate, also talks about the Occupy Wall Street.

The Occupy Wall St. movement marches on. Abe and Joe survey the landscape.

program date: 
Tue, 10/25/2011

Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Occupy Wall St. continues in New York, Portland and around the globe. Can this outpouring of economic populism elicit real and lasting change? Abe and Joe take your calls.

Wanna Help?  Visit Occupy Portland

 

57:38 minutes (52.77 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 10/25/11

Air date: 
Tue, 10/25/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
The Occupy Wall St. movement marches on. Abe and Joe survey the landscape.

Occupy Wall St. continues in New York, Portland and around the globe. Can this outpouring of economic populism elicit real and lasting change? Abe and Joe take your calls.

New Workers' Center - Vecinos Unidos

Categories:
program: 
Labor Radio
program date: 
Mon, 10/24/2011

        A new Workers’ Center for residents of Rockwood and Gresham is called Neighborhoods United (Vecinos Unidos), All in One Community Worker’s Center. Sponsored by We Are Oregon, the center aims to help working families in east county organize against wage theft & evictions, for jobs & food access, for youth, art, music and story telling. Host Jamie Partridge interviews several of the center’s leaders.

13:52 minutes (19.05 MB)
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