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Is Racism Un-Oregonian?

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
That’s what a former governor claimed in addressing the murder of an Ethiopian immigrant by racist skinheads thirty-five years ago. Elinor Langer knew different. This week Norm Diamond talks with Elinor about her 2003 book, One Hundred Little Hitlers, The Death of a Black M... Read more

Talking Tibetan food and culture with Kyikyi of Himalayan Dumplings

Airs at: Thu, 12/14/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
Our guest today is Kyikyi, owner of Himalayan Dumplings, the first woman-owned Tibetan food brand in the U.S., which makes and sells Tibetan dumplings, or momos, and Tibetan hand pies. Kyikyi’s parents and grandparents fled Tibet when the Chinese invaded in 1959, and settle... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 11, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 12/11/2023 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: Assault on Gaza: Jan Haaken speaks with Mohammed Nabil, Palestinian rights activist, who hails from Kahn Younis in the south of Gaza. Mohammed speaks of the anguish of those who... Read more

The Woman at the Center

Airs at: Mon, 12/11/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their discussion of “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Jan Haaken and Cynthia Coleman take up the character of the Osage woman Mollie Burkhart at the center of the story. How much does the film conform to standard tropes in depicting Mollie as a woman, abused wife, and indige... Read more

A Critical Introduction to Tarot

Airs at: Sun, 12/10/2023 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Simon Kenny is an author, technologist and educator whose work combines probing questions with technical thinking. Simon has taught as a lecturer at the University of Limerick, Ireland. As a writer on the topics of belief and spirituality, Simon brings a keen awareness of p... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 20, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 11/20/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, a re-broadcast from the program Against the Grain. Why was the political philosopher Hannah Arendt so critical of mainstream Zionism? What did her criticisms have to do with how she understood nationalism and histori... Read more

The Pacific Coast Temperate Rainforest and the Climate, with Paul Koberstein

Airs at: Wed, 11/15/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Paul Koberstein, co-founded Cascadia Times in 1995 and has been editor since its inception. A journalist for 40 years, Koberstein was a staff writer for The Oregonian and Willamette Week. He and Kathy Durbin were two of the first mainstream journalists to ... Read more

Not Buffy Sainte-Marie!!!

Airs at: Wed, 11/08/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    https://www.cbc.ca/newsinteractives/features/buffy-sainte-marie Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 13, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2023 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: Crypto and Fraud: After the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX last November, federal prosecutors charged the company's founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, with fraud and what ... Read more

The Man who Marches to War

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Patricia Kullberg reviews the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, March, by Geraldine Brooks. In a searing Civil War story of a man of conviction who marches off to war, Brooks explores in horrific and haunting detail the consequences of acting, or failing to act on one... Read more