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Letter to a Stranger: To the Ones Who Haunt Us

Airs at: Thu, 03/03/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
How do brief encounters with strangers change us?   In this episode of Disobedient Femmes, Suzanne LaGrande  speak with essayist, teacher, and editor Colleen Kinder who has just published Letter to a Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us.   In the interview, Ms. Kinde... 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

Nothing About Us Without Us

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Nothing about us, without us: A conversation with Lisa Al-Hakim, Director of Operations with the People’s Harm Reduction Alliance. September 15 is the International Day of Democracy so on this edition of Free Culture Radio we look at political organizing and advocacy by peo... 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

Decriminalize People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: part one of our interview with James Dixon, Research Manager for the P5 Project YXE (Perspectives, pathways, and priorities of people with lived and living experience of substance use) at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine; plus more fr... Read more

International Day of Democracy: Interview with PDX Sunrise Movement

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 9:30am - 10:00am
  For KBOO’s celebration of the International Day of Democracy, reporter Melissa Hood discusses how and why our country’s legislators need to begin taking serious action in order to effectively inhibit climate change. Joining her in the discussion are Paxton Rothwell and T... Read more

PMPC & Municipal Broadband

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers talks with Hyung Nam, an organizer with the Portland Metro People's Coalition, a coalition of 24 organizations, about their organizing platform, including their support for municipal broadband, which is critical not only to bridge the digital divide in ... Read more

Workplace Struggles are Political, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement Talks with Marianne Garneau about her new piece in Organizing Work, Workplace Struggles are Political.. Marianne Garneau lives New York, where she is involved in workplace, student, and tenant organizing.  Read Marianne Garnau's article Worklplace strugles ar... Read more

Everyday Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick interviews Kevin Van Meter who wrote the book Guerrillas of Desire: Notes on the Everyday Resistance and Organizing to Make a Revolution Possible. He is now working as union organizer. In his books and articles Van Meter challenges those who contend that cap... Read more

Harm Reduction, Safe Consumption, and Safe Supply

Airs at: Wed, 09/08/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies we talk with Avi Yocheved, a harm reduction activist and member of the Portland Drug User Union, about safe consumption sites and safe supply; plus we talk with Lill Prosperino, Southern States Regional Organizer for the National Harm Redu... Read more