Economy

Economic Growth Not a Fix for Poverty

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom becker reads excerpts from an article entitled, "We can’t grow our way out of poverty," by Jason Hinkel in New Internationalist. Hinkel argues there is another way out—redistribution—and he outlines ideas how this might be accomplished. Hinkel is an anthropologist, auth... Read more

Uprising 2020—Now What?

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Michael Albert about the current insurgency triggered by the murder of George Floyd and how all the anger and hope could be organized into a struggle for life after capitalism where we live in harmony with the natural ecosystems upon which our lives... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following features: Uprising 2020—Now What? Bill Resnick speaks with Michael Albert about the current insurgency triggered by the murder of George Floyd and how all the anger and hope could be orga... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 22, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of The Old Mole which includes, Trump and the Military: Bill Resnick interviews Garett Reppenhagen, National Director of Veteran's for Peace. They discuss how to stop Trump's efforts to stay in power and do it in part by enlisting the for... Read more

Dub's St Johns & Cason's Fine Meats

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
On today’s show we’ll hear interviews with the owners of two long standing Portland black owned businesses - Dub Travis of Dub’s St John’s and Theotus Cason of Cason’s Fine Meats. First up, we have Chris Siegel’s August 2017 Food Show interview with Chef Dub Travis. Dub ta... Read more

Hyung Nam on Police Budgets

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers talks with activist Hyung Nam, who served on the city-appointed citizens Police Budget Advisory Committee, and who organizes with the Portland Metro People’s Coalition, which has been working with Unite Oregon, Portland African American Leadership Forum... Read more

Faith Leith Interview

Produced for Between Us
Faith Leith is a democrat running for Oregon's House District 56.  She talked with Don Merrill about why Cap and Trade is important to her, how Oregon needs to prepare its economy to manufacture more of what it needs in-state and why her republican colleagues shouldn't keep... Read more

Malik Miah on the Uprising

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In an interview pre-recorded when only one of the four police killers of George Floyd had been arrested, Bill Resnick talks with Malik Miah, a long-time Black rights and revolutionary socialist activist, a former aviation mechanic,  a contributing editor with the US sociali... Read more

Housing Precarity

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken speaks with local housing activist Marih Alyn-Claire, a long term organizer with SE Portland Tenants in Action and the Portland Metro Poor People's Campaign. They discuss the worsening situation for local renters and the homeless as the public health and economic... Read more

Pandemic Recovery, or Not

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Yeva Nersisyan, a progressive economist, in part 2 of a two part interview on the COVID crisis. In the first part they discussed the way the Trump regime has dealt with the economics of the crisis, by giving major corporations and finance great gobs... Read more