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Old Mole Variety Hour for April 8, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Libraries – Grammar Schools for the Commons: Joe Clement shares commentary and news on the political significance of libraries, examining the material context of social attacks ... Read more

Libraries as Grammar Schools of the Commons

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement shares commentary and news on the political significance of libraries, examining the material context of social attacks on them and the utopian potential of their sharing ethos.  We hear audio from Mariame Kabe on the podcast Death Panel speaking to how librarie... Read more

Rahab's Sisters on Creating a Place where Everyone Can Hang Out

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guests live in the studio today are Desireeee Eden Ocampo and Audrey Voon from Rahab’s Sisters. They have a benefit coming up: a Galentine’s Day evening of collective singing + soul care to honor women and femmes and raise funds for Portland-based nonprofit Rahab’s Sist... Read more

#CND67 Part Two: Voices of Civil Society

Airs at: Wed, 03/27/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: #CND67 Part Two: Voices of Civil Society. On this edition of Century of Lies, Part Two of our coverage of the Sixty-Seventh Session of the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs. This week we feature some of the voices of civil society at the CND in... Read more

Postdoc Researchers Fight for First Union Contract

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Post doctorate researchers at Oregon Health and Sciences University have organized with AFSCME for living wages, paid time off, and support for international researchers (52% are internationals).  OHSU has a $600 million research budget but refuses to pay even 1% to improve... Read more

Fort Vancouver Regional Library Workers Struggle

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement reports on the struggle for a living wage at Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries (FVRL), connecting their issues to other library systems in the area and beyond. Show your support today today by signing the FVRL workers' petition. In the report, Joe reads from... Read more

Jamilah Bourdon on Community Organizing, Revolution, Music and Cuddly Bunnies

Airs at: Thu, 03/07/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
  Our guest today is former KBOO programmer Jamilah Bourdon of the All African People’s Revolutionary Party, and so much more.  We'll be talking about revolutionary theory, principles of community organizing, and the role of animals in the struggle. We’ll be going into de... Read more

Portland Community College Classified Employees Strike-Ready

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Meryl DePasquale and Briar Schreiber, leader of the Portland Community College Federation of Classified Employees explain their struggle for a contract with living wages, healthcare, and job security.  Recently staging marches and rallies at Sylvania, Rock Creek, Cascade an... Read more

Shani Harris Bagwell from Portland Backpack

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa's guest is Shani Harris Bagwell from Portland Backpack, which packs and distributes more than 1,200 Portland schoolchildren sack lunches for the weekend. They make sure the kids we see everyday–eat every day. Read more

We Are Each Other's Harvest by Natalie Baszile

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
 In the 1920s, there were over one million black farmers; today there are just 45,000.  "We Are Each Other's Harvest" explores this crisis, through the farmers’ personal experiences. In their own words, middle aged and elderly black farmers explain why they continue to farm... Read more