Activism

Portland Police Chief Resigns: Press Conference

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Portland Police Chief Jamie Resch resigned Monday, just six months into her job, amidst criticism of the Portland Police Force's handling of protests against police violence and racism. She tapped Officer Chuck Lovell,  an 18-year Police Bureau veteran, having joined in Ma... Read more

News update for 6/8/20

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
In national news, protests took place across the country and the world this weekend in hundreds of cities and towns, calling for an end to police violence and racism against black people in the US. Record crowds filled the streets in Philadelphia and Washington DC, where th... Read more

Voices from the Edge Move to Center Stage

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
By the time this episode of Locus Focus airs it will be three weeks since George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police and a wave of massive, militant protests radiated from Minneapolis across the country and the world. This amazing show of support for the Black Lives Ma... Read more

Another World is Possible

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond explores the conditions under which people are open to new political perspectives, not only to a sense of outrage but to a basic questioning of what exists. image by Alan Denney / CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons... Read more

Shane Burley on Antifascism and How to Defend it

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with Shane Burley about the recent uprisings against police brutality and white supremacy. They consider specifically the toxic narrative about outside agitators, from both the left and right, that politicians and the media are spreading to de-legitimize t... Read more

Malik Miah on the Uprising

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In an interview pre-recorded when only one of the four police killers of George Floyd had been arrested, Bill Resnick talks with Malik Miah, a long-time Black rights and revolutionary socialist activist, a former aviation mechanic,  a contributing editor with the US sociali... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 8, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Mass mobilization against racism, fascism, and police violence, and for a better world. This episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour, hosted by Frann Michel, looks at the recent uprisings against police violence and white supremacy. Malik Miah on the Uprising: Bill Resnick ta... Read more

News update for 6/5/20

Airs at: Fri, 06/05/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
Across the country, protests have continued, despite the pandemic of COVID19, to call for an end to police violence and racism toward black people in this country.   In Portland, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets for the seventh night in a row. The crow... Read more

The Plague Brought the Renaissance. What Could COVID-19 Bring?

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past week we are witnessing the confluence of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic collapse and unprecedented widespread, militant demonstrations expressing anger and grief over the death of George Floyd—the most recent manifestation of the systemic racism that permeates th... Read more

Singer Songwriter Edition of The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Join Host Ed Mellnik for a very special  show. Music for Social Change will  feature selections from  singer-songwriters from around the country. Read more