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Providence Nurses on Strike !

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Nurses and Clinicians at Providence Portland Medical Center, Providence Home Health and Hospice and Providence Seaside Hospital went on strike for five days, beginning Monday. June 19th.  At a kick-off march and rally with over a thousand healthcare workers and their allies... Read more

Barbra Weber Reports on UN's International Plastics Treaty Negotiations in Paris

Airs at: Thu, 06/15/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa is live in the studio with Barbra Weber, a founder of Hazelnut Grove, Trash for Peace, and the Groundscore Association. Barbra just got back from Paris, France where she was part of the UN's International Plastics Treaty Negotiations. Before that, on March 1, she was i... Read more

Jeff Strang from Common Ground OR/WA

Airs at: Thu, 06/08/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guest is Jeff Strang from Common Ground OR/WA, talking about land ownership, wealth control, and taxes. He’s talking about a policy strategy for Oregon like in Alaska, where residents get money every year through a tax on the oil industry – except in Oregon it would be ... Read more

Morgan Miller of the Class Struggle Action Network

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guest is Morgan Miller of the Class Struggle Action Network. They are moving forward with all kinds of projects.  Read more

The eyes of Portland's houseless are on the City Council as they deliberate a new camping ban

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    As the Portland City Council is slated to take up Mayor Ted Wheeler's new public camping ban proposal, the city's houseless and their advocates are stepping up their organizing to oppose it. The proposed ordinance will be discussed at the Council's Wednesday, May 31 s... Read more

Secrets of a Successful Organizer

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Lesson One: Organizing is an Attitude; Apathy Isn't Real; Aim for the Bullseye: You're Different, and That's Okay; Don't Be a Hero; There Are No Shortcuts; and It's All About Power Read more

Oregon Teachers Union Has a New Agenda

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Ariana Jacob, newly elected president of the American Federation of Teachers - Oregon and Ted Cooper, newly elected vice president, are ushering in a "Democracy is Power" agenda for their 8,000 member statewide federation.  Read more

Defending the Humanity of People Who Sell Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, Defending the Humanity of People Who Sell Drugs: a conversation with Hilary Agro, an anthropology PhD student at the University of British Columbia and a researcher whose studies include drug policy, activism, and the harms of prohibit... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 8, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes a re-broadcast segment from Against the Grain: Pipeline Populism: Many have concluded that the climate emergency will only be addressed by mass collective action. But given the small size of the U.S. left,... Read more

Portland Troublemakers School

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Mark Brenner, former Labor Notes director and a member of the Portland Troublemakers School planning committee, and Lorene Scheer, former union organizer with Teamsters and SEIU and a trainer at this year's Troublemakers School, outline the exciting workshops and panels, in... Read more