Labor

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 17, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Patricia Kullberg hosts this Martin Luther King Jr. Day special which includes music by artists Farrell Williams, Noname, and Ambrose Akinmusire, plus the following segments: Critical Race Theory: Bill Resnick talks to Malik Miah who made a living as an aviation mechanic a... Read more

Rural Oregon Teacher Attacked for Teaching the Truth

Airs at: Mon, 01/10/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Join us as we speak with former North Marion teacher Ty Brack about the attacks he experienced for using slam poetry to teach the truth about racism, sexism and other issues. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 3, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/03/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Radical Right: Alexander Reid Ross is an investigative journalist, who, for nearly a decade, has studied the radical right and the dangers it poses. In 2017 he wrote the book Again... Read more

Class Struggle Unionism

Airs at: Mon, 12/27/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Joe Burns, long time labor organizer and educator, author of three books: "Reviving the Strike", "Strike Back" and forthcoming "Class Struggle Unionism", talks with co-hosts Laura Wadlin and Jamie Partridge about his new book which describes three types of unionism in today... Read more

Portland Teachers Fight For Time

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Join us as we talk with Portland teacher Angela Bonilla about educators' fight for more time to collaborate, plan and prepare for the increased needs of their students amidst the shortage of staff and resources. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 13, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Time to get it Right: Johanna Brenner interviews Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) President, Elizabeth Thiel, about how their union proposes to solve a staffing crisis... Read more

The Time to Get it Right

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Johanna Brenner interviews Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) President, Elizabeth Thiel, about how their union proposes to solve a staffing crisis in the schools, maintain in-person instruction, and address students’ unprecedented social and emotional needs that have a... Read more

Erasing Community History

Airs at: Mon, 11/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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St. John’s is a distinct geographic district within Portland. More than that, it is a community with a vibrant history of labor struggle and demographic diversity. Norm Diamond talks with Michael Brown about the importance of community history and about the City of Portland... Read more

Strike Solidarity -- How and Why

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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The "How" and "Why" of Community Strike Solidarity -- with the forty-day Nabisco bakers strike and with the almost-strike of Kaiser healthcare workers --  is discussed by Laura Wadlin and Gabe Erbs of the Portland Democratic Socialists of America. Read more

Crisis Work in our Healthcare System: End of Life Caregiving during the Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Healthcare workers have felt the shocks of disaster capitalism for nearly two years. The demands covid has placed on our already broken healthcare system have shifted the way in which people are seeking care for illness and the conditions of their death. Sarah Chivers speak... Read more