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Old Mole Variety Hour for July 11, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 07/11/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Artwork by Kellen-Trenal. Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments: Jan 6 and the Left: In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss the January 6th Committee's investigation of Trump and his ... Read more

What is Democracy?

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Frann Michel review the Film "What Is Democracy," which played at the Portland International Film Festival in March of 2019. Director Astra Taylor uses interviews and an examination of the politics of immigration in the US and Europe to illuminate... Read more

Despair

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Despair: Disappointed? Disgruntled? Depressed? Demoralized? Despairing? By the Supreme Court decisions? By Trump remaining a viable candidate in 2024? By the police regaining public support by fearmongering? Bill Resnick and Jan Haaken discuss these and other grim developme... Read more

Breaking Clean

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Breaking Clean, a memoir by Judy Blunt. The book offers a set of stories as snapshots that form the life of a Montana ranch-woman and her struggles to get an education and to write while raising three children. Read more

War and Fireworks

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Sharon Grant reads excerpts from the article "Rethinking the 4th of July" by Bill Bigelow, from the July 2, 2018 Zinn Education Project website. "Apart from the noise pollution, air pollution, and flying debris pollution, there is something profoundly inappropriate about bl... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 4, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Jon Nelson hosts this July 4 episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Despair: Disappointed? Disgruntled? Depressed? Demoralized? Despairing? By the Supreme Court decisions? By Trump remaining a viable candidate in 2024? By the police regaining pu... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 27, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Joe Clement hosts this Hot Labor Summer episode of the Old Mole. Drug Decriminalization: Bill Resnick and Tera Hurst discuss the growing pains in Oregon's implementation of the first in the nation decriminalization of all illicit drugs including marijuana, methamphetamin... Read more

Class Struggle Unionism

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Class Struggle Unionism: Here is a clip from the Class Struggle Unionism panel at the Labor Notes conference in Chicago 6/17-19. Joe Burns describes the principles of Class Struggle Unionism and what distinguishes the class struggle perspective from the business unions and ... Read more

The Wobblies

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Movie Moles Joe Clement and local wobbly Morgan Miller review the 1979 documentary "Wobblies". (Re-released earlier this year https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0ruK6IQLWc) and remastered by the Museum of Modern Art, Wobblies features interviews with members of the Industrial ... Read more

Drug Decriminalization

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Bill Resnick and Tera Hurst discuss the growing pains in Oregon's implementation of the first in the nation decriminalization of all illicit drugs including marijuana, methamphetamine and illicit painkillers and stimulants. Recently the Oregon Health Authority administering... Read more