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2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

Energy Crossroads

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Al Weinrub in the first part of a two-part interview about options for the energy grid. In the first part today, Bill and Al compare decentralized local community energy with the Investor Owned Utility model on costs, reliability, and speed of instal... Read more

Nabisco Strike Over, the Struggle Continues

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Donna Jo Marks and Mike Burlingham, leaders of the Bakers Union local 364, recap the forty days on strike and how it transformed their members and themselves. Read more

Democracy/Anti-democracy: American contradictions, with Jared Yates Sexton

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
    "American Rule is the story of how a myth constructed an empire and led to its downfall. It is the story of an ideology that changed the course of history and the men who have used it as a means to gain power, wealth, and dominion. It is the story of a philosophy root... Read more

Welcome, Again, to Negativland

Airs at: Tue, 09/14/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Workplace Struggles are Political, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement Talks with Marianne Garneau about her new piece in Organizing Work, Workplace Struggles are Political.. Marianne Garneau lives New York, where she is involved in workplace, student, and tenant organizing.  Read Marianne Garnau's article Worklplace strugles ar... Read more

The Necessary End of Consumerism

Airs at: Mon, 08/30/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Simon Torracinta, a graduate student at Yale who studies climate change and human responses that might succeed in reducing greenhouse gas concentrations and in prolonging the human experiment. They discuss consumption and consumerism, how in capitali... Read more

Oregon pension funds are now the largest investment in NSO Group spyware company

Airs at: Mon, 08/16/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Oregon’s Public Employee Retirement System, or PERS, is now the largest shareholder in the NSO Group – an Israeli spyware company. NSO’s software Pegasus has been used by oppressive regimes to hack the phones of fifty-thousand journalists and foreign officials, including... Read more

July 24th Medicare for All Rally in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 08/16/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  July 24th Medicare for All Rally in Portland. "Should health care be about profits or about people? Should you be denied access to basic life-saving care? Do you want a system of healthcare that maintains the market value of our largest money makers or one that promote... Read more

Improving the U.S. health care system

Airs at: Mon, 08/16/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick interviews Reggie Williams, a Vice-President of the Commonwealth Fund whose singular objective is improving the U.S. health care system. Their most recent evaluation and report that Williams supervised and authored compared the U.S. health care to the system... Read more