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The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 25, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick talks with Max Elbaum, who wrote "Revolution in the Air: sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao, and Che", and helped found the website Organizing Upgrade, that promotes an Inside/Outside strategy to prevail over Trumpi... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 10/17/21

Airs at: Sun, 10/17/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  At the pivot from Libra to Scorpio we take a look back at some early critiques of private property from John Ball and Wat Tyler in 1381; the Diggers in 1649; and Portland's own Jack Reed who passed from the corporeal on this date in 1920. Read more

Inequality Project's Bob Lord on revelations in the Pandora Papers

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The Pandora Papers revealed the hidden owners of offshore empires, where the rich and powerful across the world hide wealth and wield influence abroad. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg speaks with Bob Lord from the Inequality Project to understand more about what exactly the Pando... Read more

The Organizing Vision of MLK

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To amplify Dr. Bakke’s remarks about the important contributions of the Black church to progressive organizing we play a short clip of remarks from 2004 by Reverend Jesse Jackson about the Martin Luther King organizing vision. Reverend Jackson was on this occasion the guest... Read more

A People's History - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 09/23/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Mike Konopacki is a longtime labor cartoonist who collaborated with historians Howard Zinn and Paul Buhle to adapt Zinn's book A People’s History of the United States into comics form. Konopacki joined S.W. Conser in July of 2008 to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the... Read more

Nabisco Strike Over, the Struggle Continues

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Donna Jo Marks and Mike Burlingham, leaders of the Bakers Union local 364, recap the forty days on strike and how it transformed their members and themselves. Read more

Power

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Pollution, overconsumption, resource depletion, habitat destruction, overpopulation have all led to our current climate crisis. And power is at the core of the problems confronting humanity. How have human beings—one species among millions—become powerful enough to threaten... Read more

Workplace Struggles Are Political, Part 2

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Workplace Struggles are Political, Part 2. Continuing last week's conversation with Marianne Garneau, Joe and Marianne pay closer attention in this half to the nuts and bolts of organizing for power on the job as an important perspective on what power even is, and how worke... Read more

Democracy/Anti-democracy: American contradictions, with Jared Yates Sexton

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
    "American Rule is the story of how a myth constructed an empire and led to its downfall. It is the story of an ideology that changed the course of history and the men who have used it as a means to gain power, wealth, and dominion. It is the story of a philosophy root... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for September 13, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive. To view Bette’s photos and learn details about th... Read more