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Pomegranate

Airs at: Mon, 08/07/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Larry Bowlden reviews Pomegranate, by Helen Elaine Lee, a rich book on so many levels. Written though the eyes of Ranita Atwater, a woman just released from four years of imprisonment for opioid possession, the book leaps forward to her assiduous efforts to regain parental ... Read more

Dian Greenwood, author of About the Carleton Sisters

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Dian Greenwood, author of the new novel About the Carleton Sisters from She Writes Press. After studying both writing and counseling psychology in San Francisco, Dian now lives and writes here in Portland, and works as a family therapist. Whic... Read more

Sonali Kolhatkar in Conversation With Ruby Joy White

Airs at: Mon, 08/07/2023 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  Join us on a remote broadcast, live on the Pearl Room at Powell's City of Books, with celebrated journalist Sonali Kolhatar (from the hit syndicated show Rising Up With Sonali), where she will be expanding on her latest book, Rising Up: The Power of Narrative in Pursuing... Read more

UPS Teamster Tentative Agreement - Will Members Vote Yes?

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Kier Anderson, UPS part-time package handler, and Brandon Findley, UPS driver, discuss the new tentative labor agrement between the Teamsters union and United Parcel Service.  With three weeks to vote, UPS workers are debating whether to accept the agreement or vote no and ... Read more

Jackie Wirz of Donate Life NW

Airs at: Thu, 07/27/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Donate NW Executive Director Jackie Wirz talks about how to help people in need of organ donors in our region.  Read more

In Memoriam, Palesa Clementina Mofana Kendall Mofokeng

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers revisits an earlier segment on the life and 2021 death from Covid of Palesa Mofokeng, adopted daughter of playwright, actor, and Portland street photographer Kendall. Given the choice of a life of relative privilege in the U.S., and serving as an LPN and a... Read more

Portland International Raceway's Lethal Pollution

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Because of its toxicity, the sale of leaded gasoline in passenger cars was banned by the EPA in 1996. But its use was still allowed for “off-road” vehicles, such as farm machinery, marine engines and race cars. There are more than a dozen major race tracks around the United... Read more

Blair Bobier on Ranked Choice Voting

Airs at: Thu, 07/20/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guest this week is attorney Blair Bobier of Oregon Ranked Choice Voting. They got the state legislature to put RCV on the ballot! How did ORC do it and how does it affect you? Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour July 17th 2023

Airs at: Mon, 07/17/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole   The Old Mole rebroadcasts Aged Out! On Against the Grain. Against the Grain is a weekly radio show hosted by Sasha Lilly and C.S Soong on KPFA Pacifica Radio in Berkley, California. It’s a program of ideas, in-depth ana... Read more

Lidia Yuknavitch, author of Thrust (rebroadcast)

Airs at: Thu, 07/13/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
It’s summer here on Jonesy, as it might be for you, and that means Jonesy himself is on the run, I mean traveling again, I don’t know where. What I do know is this show comes to a complete stand-still when he’s gone. So we’ll be doing what we usually do – re-airing one of o... Read more