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Fermentation

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
On this episode, we learned all about the magic of fermentation. We talked to a tempeh maker, learned about fermenting vegetables, and chatted with cider makers.  Our guests: Jon Kenneth McCamman  owner of Squirrel and Crow Tempeh Sarah Pesout, The Fermentista Anne Hubat... Read more

Higher Education in Crisis: How Did We Get Here and What Can We Do?

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
Today on the Radio Activist, Suzanne LaGrande discusses how higher education has changed in the last thirty years with  Herb Childress and Henry A. Giroux.  Herb Childress is author of   The Adjunct Underclass: How America's Colleges Betrayed Their Faculty, Their Students, ... Read more

Our Broken Education System: What Happened and What We Can Do About it?

Suzanne LaGrande interviews educators, students, activists and cultural critics about what has happened to public education in the last thirty years.    Read more

Cutting PERS

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris talks with Mark Brenner about the recent vote to cut PERS benefits. Mark Brenner is the former Director of Labor Notes now currently working at University of Oregon’s Labor Education & Research Center. On May 27th Mark Brenner spoke to Bill Resnick about th... Read more

Freeing Up the Time of Our Lives

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Freeing Up the Time of Our Lives A commentary based on Martin Hägglund’s This Life: Secular Life and Spiritual Freedom. Life is short and fragile, which makes it precious. Capitalism wastes and abuses our time, while socialism can make our time our own.  You can read t... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 10th 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with teacher Rachel Hanes about pedagogy. Part One of of their discussion of public education is here.  Denise Morris talks with Mark Brenner about the recent vote to cut PERS benefits. Mark's earlie... Read more

Exploring Hidden Histories and the Legacy of Othering: The Vanport Mosaic Festival

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
From May 21 to June 5, 2019, the Vanport Mosaic Festival gives Portland area residents the opportunity to explore and confront our local past and recent history of “othering” and its tragic consequences. Through exhibits, documentary screenings, tours, theater, and dialogu... Read more

The Other Four Year Degree: Vocational Education, Apprenticeship Programs and Careers in the Trades

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more

Fake News: the PERS Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Mark Brenner on the manufactured PERS crisis and the larger real crisis of pensions, with most Americans having little more than Social Security when they retire. Mark Brenner, PhD, is an economist, journalist, labor activist and career instructor at... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 27, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Fake News: the PERS Crisis: Bill Resnick interviews Mark Brenner on the manufactured PERS crisis and the larger real crisis of pensions, with most Americans having little more than Social Security when the... Read more