Labor

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 12, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 11/11/2007 at 4:00pm
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Bill Resnick talks with Mark Weisbrot about the state of the economy, especially the debt crisis; with local activist Deborah Schwartz about making the City of Portland sweat-free; and with Norman Solomon about the politics of progressivism and his new book "Made Love, Go... Read more

Lawsuit- Ralph Nader v. The Democratic National Committee

This is a copy of the lawsuit filed by Ralph Nader and Peter Camejo and other Oregonians such as Lloyd Marbet and Gregory Kafoury against the Democratic National Committee. This was the referenced document on the 11-5-07 show with attorney Carl Mayer. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 29, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 10/28/2007 at 5:00pm
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Stephen Zunes who writes for Foreign Policy in Focus (www.fpif.org) talks with Bill Resnick about the impact of US foreign policy in the Middle East and what lies ahead. The Well-read Red presents revisits the class structure of capitalist society. The Movie Moles comment... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 15, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 10/14/2007 at 5:00pm
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Bill Resnick talks with Laura Fingerson about her book "Girls in Power: Gender, Body, And Menstruation in Adolescence"--has the "curse" been lifted? Denise Morris and Jerry Tucker of the Conference for Labor Renewal discuss the loss to labor in the auto workers' contracts.... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 8, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 10/07/2007 at 5:00pm
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James Loewen, author of "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong," talks with Laurie Mercier about Columbus Day. Bill Resnick and union president Christy Lovato discuss labor and community solidarity with the workers at Powells Book... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 10, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 09/09/2007 at 5:00pm
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Historian Marilyn Young and the Old Mole's Laurie Mercier analyze how the neo-cons have misused the history of the Viet Nam war and what we should have learned from that disaster. Brooke Jacobson reviews two forthcoming documentaries to be shown on public television. John ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 3, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 09/02/2007 at 5:00pm
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In this Labor Day show, Bill Resnick and Bill Smalldone discuss the power of the German working class since World War II; Tom Becker reviews the history of Labor Day; Luz Maria Gordillo reads a short story about Mexican family whose father has crossed the border to work; an... Read more

UPA's Tee Bosustow

Airs at: Mon, 09/03/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Words & Pictures takes a loving look back at the brilliant and quirky UPA studio (started by Disney strikers after WWII) with animation historian Tee Bosustow.  Tee's father Stephen helped found the haven for artists and oddballs, many of whom ended up blacklisted during th... Read more

The World at Our Service: Cruise Ships and the Global Division of Labor

Airs at: Sun, 08/19/2007 at 5:00pm
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How the cruise ship industry is a microcosm of the global economy. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 20, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 08/19/2007 at 5:00pm
We continue the round table discussion of transportation alternatives in Portland. Mike Snedeker discusses the consolidation of executive power going back to the 1970s. Larry Bowlden reviews "Midnight at the Dragon Cafe" by Judy Bates Fong, and Clayton Morgareidge reports... Read more