Activism

Oaks Bottom: The Next Generation

Airs at: Mon, 11/02/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
If you walk along the bluff on Sellwood Blvd you are likely to see one of the neighborhood icons: a young man peering through a birding scope. Ezra Cohen is a fifteen year old student at the Portland Waldorf School and a passionate birder. For the last couple years he’s bee... Read more

Loot

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant takes on the controversial subject of looting by reading excerpts from “What Kind of Society Values Property Over Black Lives?” by Dr. Robin D.G. Kelly, professor of American History;  In Defense of Looting, a new book by writer and agitator, Vicky Osterweil;  ... Read more

Labor, the Election and Beyond

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with union organizer and education coordinator for Labor Notes, Barbara Madeloni*, about how some unions are looking at the possibility of a stolen election or outright coup. They discuss calls for general strikes if need be, but also take a sober look at ... Read more

Defend Democracy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democracy and prevail against... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 26, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Defend Democracy: Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democrac... Read more

Journalist reflects on one year anniversary of mass protests in Chile and coming constitutional referendum

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
    Last Sunday, Chileans marked one year since the start of major protests over class and racial inequality. Clashes between demonstrators and police escalated in violence, and law enforcement's response led to severe injuries. From the capital of Santiago, documentaria... Read more

Labor Against a Trump Coup

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Labor Defending Democracy is a new formation of Portland area union activists who are organizing to prevent Trump from stealing the election.  By his own words, the president has threatened to reject an election defeat and to remain in power.  Laurie King and Dave King, lon... Read more

Drones over the Willamette

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Verizon is planning to build a drone testing facility along the Willamette River in North Portland. Until recently few people knew about this plan and it seems that Verizon hoped to get the project approved away from the public eye. However neighborhood activists got wind o... Read more

Interview with elder Uqualla, Havasupai Tribe

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
On this episode, I bring you an exclusive interview with elder Uqualla, a true expert on the topics we discuss on Squirrels Know. --- We will be talking about awesome and all-encompassing subjects, such as the magnificent cosmic transition we're going through on the planet,... Read more

Freeing Lolita & Sharks: The Latest Victims of COVID-19

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  On our next program, host Michele Coppola brings you two stories you don’t want to miss. Sharks may have an (undeserved) bad reputation, but they are very much in danger: it’s estimated that as many as half a million of them will be slaughtered to make a vaccine for COVI... Read more