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The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 25, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick talks with Max Elbaum, who wrote "Revolution in the Air: sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao, and Che", and helped found the website Organizing Upgrade, that promotes an Inside/Outside strategy to prevail over Trumpi... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 10/17/21

Airs at: Sun, 10/17/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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  At the pivot from Libra to Scorpio we take a look back at some early critiques of private property from John Ball and Wat Tyler in 1381; the Diggers in 1649; and Portland's own Jack Reed who passed from the corporeal on this date in 1920. Read more

The Gap: Striketober and Take it or Leave it - Pandemic edition

Airs at: Fri, 10/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss 'Striketober' -  with significant strikes taking place, with 10k John Deere workers on strike, 1,400 Kelloggs workers on strike and IATSE workers and Kaiser workers in Oregon and California threatening to next week. Th... Read more

Newberg Educators and Students Fight Back

Airs at: Mon, 10/11/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Join us as we talk with 2 Newberg educators about their fight with racist, homophobic and transphobic school board members. Read more

Nabisco Strike Over, the Struggle Continues

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Donna Jo Marks and Mike Burlingham, leaders of the Bakers Union local 364, recap the forty days on strike and how it transformed their members and themselves. Read more

Farmworker Protection & Water Issues

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
For International Day of Democracy, we hear from food system leaders about their work on policies to protect farmworker health, how the climate crisis is impacting water and farmers, and the rights of nature. This Food Show episode features: Ira Cuello-Martinez of Pine... Read more

Workplace Struggles Are Political, Part 2

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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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

The Old Mole Variety Hour for September 13, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive. To view Bette’s photos and learn details about th... Read more

Workplace Struggles are Political, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  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
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  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