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The Old Mole Variety Hour for September 7, 2015

program date: 
Mon, 09/07/2015


Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear:

58:30 minutes (53.56 MB)

Labor Day's Radical Roots

program date: 
Mon, 09/07/2015
Joe Clement reflects on Labor Day's radical roots. All too often pitted against celebrations of International Workers Day, Labor Day was born of the same international-tending workers movement that also gave birth to May Day. To help tell this story, Joe reads from Eugene Ruyle's article on the subject for Popular Resistance. 7:01 minutes (6.43 MB)

Flashpoints on 09/03/15

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 09/02/15

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 08/27/15

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Housing Justice in Portland

program date: 
Mon, 08/24/2015

Denise Morris and Joe Clement discuss housing as a human right, the broad impact of rising housing costs, the Portland history of racism that has contributed to the current housing crunch, the struggle for sustainable solutions that go beyond isolated nuclear family homes, and the process of working together for a variety of remedies, including public housing, tenants unions, community land trusts, and more. In the end, Joe plays a "right to the city" rendition of Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land".
14:53 minutes (13.63 MB)

The Cost of Low Wages

program date: 
Mon, 08/24/2015

Tom Becker reads Pete Dolack's Low Wages Don't Come Cheap, about wage suppression and the use of public funds to subsidize the profits of the corporate elite.

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5:40 minutes (2.6 MB)
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