The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is the latest free trade initiative
challenging the US and Asian-Pacific labor movements. Yimei Shao of the
Trade Justice Education Fund explains what's new and not new about Biden's
Lynn Steger Strong, author of Want, graces Between the Covers with an
interview on her new novel Flight, a poignant inquiry on social class, love,
Lily King calls Flight "arresting and powerful".
This program aired originally on 7/11/2022
Portland and other Oregon municipalities are required to inventory their
employment land periodically as part of the comprehensive planning process.
For decades the city has decided during each inventory process that it needs
Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes a
re-broadcast of a show from Against the Grain. C.S. Soong interviews Vijay
Prashad about the history of the “Third World Project,” a discussion that
sheds light on contemporary political struggles of t...
Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch
This year our main focus has been on the Police Accountability Commission
(which we’ll mostly refer to in this show as the PAC, or P-A-C), an
all-civilian volunteer group that is tasked with creating a proposal for a
UAW 2865 stewards, Cyn Huang and Keith Brower Brown, lay out the power and
complexities of the five week strike of 48,000 academic workers at the ten
University of California campuses. This job action is the largest of any in
the United States in 2022 and the largest ever ...
Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following
Anti-oppressive Holidays: Bill Resnick interviews Alexandra Holmstrom-Smith
who wrote an excellent much needed article “Leftists Need Holidays Too.
Let’s Imagine Anti-Oppressive Ones...
Part 1: As the news that thirty year-old cryptocurrency baron, Sam
Bankman-Fried's, FTX empire suddenly collapsed, the residual effects
reverberated in the spheres of business, politics and philanthropy.
Bankman-Fried was one of the largest donors to and a huge proponent...