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Old Mole Variety Hour for July 1, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Episode Audio: Download or listen to this episode here Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: New Forms of Democracy-Part Two: In part two of their discussion, Bill Resnick interviews Eleanor Finley, an anthropologist, who ... Read more

Asylum, Migration, and US Border Policy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Download or listen to this segment here Biden's border policies have taken a dramatic shift to the right. Through an executive order he set a cap on daily migrant crossings at the US-Mexico border and allowed US authorities to deport migrants without processing their as... Read more

People's Summit urges Portlanders to reject militarization during Fleet Week

Produced for Evening News
  It’s Fleet Week in Portland, meaning American and Canadian military ships are parked in the waterfront during the Rose Festival. They’re welcoming visitors aboard the ships, but not all residents are eager to see them there. More than a dozen local community organizatio... Read more

The Cost of Free Land

Airs at: Mon, 09/09/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The American strategy to exterminate the indigenous people who lived on this continent before the European settlement was many pronged. One of its elements was to entice immigrants from Eastern Europe to come to America with the offer of receiving free land to farm. This of... Read more

Natural Happiness

Airs at: Sun, 06/02/2024 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Alan Heeks is a conservationist, social entrepreneur and author of Natural Happiness: Use Organic Gardening Skills to Cultivate Yourself. Alan runs workshops on developing personal resilience using organic gardening parallels to help people handle the stresses of modern lif... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 6, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments:   The Contradictions of Immigration, Part Two: How is it that 1,000,000 undocumented immigrants from across the world entered the U.S. each year from starting in 2019 and filtered acr... Read more

The Contradictions of Immigration, Part Two

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
How is it that 1,000,000 undocumented immigrants from across the world entered the U.S. each year from starting in 2019 and filtered across the country, found work, and built stable lives in stable communities? That despite the increase in border police and physical barrier... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 29, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, beginning with a story from Portland's May Day past, followed by these segments: Campus Protest: For two decades, Palestinian rights activists have called for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel. The aim of th... Read more

The Contradictions of Immigration

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
For the last eight years, including the Trump’s years, the U.S Congress has been increasing appropriations for “Border Protection,” and still every year, on average, over one million undocumented people crossed into this country, getting work and settling down. How and why ... Read more

Kesha Ajose-Fisher, author of No God Like the Mother (re-broadcast)

Airs at: Thu, 04/25/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
Jonesy has a cold today and it appears to be contagious. So we’re re-broadcasting a favorite episode from last year. It’s an interview with Kesha Ajose-Fisher, author of the story collection No God Like the Mother from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Kesha was my first inte... Read more