Government/Politics

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 23, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 08/23/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  The Old Mole Variety Hour is pleased to present Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland: The Activist Photography of Bette Lee. Follow the link to view a collection of Bette's photos with her reflections. 2012 Occupy Portland, Not Afghanistan: Photo by Bette Lee Patri... Read more

On Compromise

Airs at: Mon, 08/23/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Rachel Greenwald Smith about her new book, On Compromise: Art, Politics, and the Fate of an American Ideal. Greenwald Smith is associate professor of English at Saint Louis University, where she teaches classes on 20th- and 21st-century literature. Her... Read more

Who Created the Taliban?

Airs at: Mon, 08/23/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Stephen Zunes, who teaches, writes, and agitates, specializing in U.S. foreign policy, the Middle East, and the virtues of strategic nonviolent action. They discuss the roots of the Afghanistan debacle, in particular the CIA’s creation of the Taliban... Read more

Beaver Field Trip Along the North Fork Burnt River

Airs at: Mon, 08/23/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program was originally broadcast on July 19, 2021 Back in March we talked with Suzanne Fouty, a hydrologist who worked for Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in eastern Oregon as a water resource and soils specialist. One of her specialties is beaver and at that time s... Read more

Oregon pension funds are now the largest investment in NSO Group spyware company

Airs at: Mon, 08/16/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Oregon’s Public Employee Retirement System, or PERS, is now the largest shareholder in the NSO Group – an Israeli spyware company. NSO’s software Pegasus has been used by oppressive regimes to hack the phones of fifty-thousand journalists and foreign officials, including... Read more

Safe Supply: From Theory To Action

Airs at: Wed, 08/18/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Safe supply, overdose prevention, and harm reduction: a conversation with Jeremy Kalicum and Eris Nyx from the Drug Users Liberation Front in Vancouver, British Columbia. Drug Users Liberation Front Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour August 16th, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 08/16/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which Includes   Bill Resnick interviews Reggie Williams, a Vice-President of the Commonwealth Fund whose singular objective is improving the U.S. health care system. Their most recent evaluation and report that William... Read more

Counterpoint and the State of Political Cartooning

Airs at: Thu, 08/12/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Editorial cartoons are often the most popular feature on the newspaper page, but with print publications battered by the left-right punch of the internet and vulture capital, more and more political cartoonists find themselves wandering in a media wilderness. Enter Coun... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 16, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 08/16/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Photo by Bette Lee The Old Mole presents Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland: The Activist Photography of Bette Lee Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Improving the U.S. health care system. Bill Resnick inte... Read more

Living with Mega Wildfire Realities

Airs at: Mon, 08/16/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Now that we’re in the midst of another mega fire season, we’re still feeling the impacts of last year’s unprecedented season of fire intensity, the like of which we have rarely seen. How do we cope with this new reality of climate chaos-induced wild fires and have we learne... Read more