Labor

Union-busting at Voodoo Doughnuts

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
When the fatal heatwave hit Portland a month ago, workers at Voodoo Doughnuts walked off the job when indoor temperatures soared into the 90s with no effective air conditioning. Several were fired. Joe Clement talks with a Doughnut Workers United rank-and-file organizer abo... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 26, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Portland Police on the 100th Night of BLM Protest: Photo by Bette Lee (see below) Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments: The Abuse of Outer Space: Bill Resnick interviews Bruce Gagnon, co-founder and coordinator of the Gl... Read more

Sebastian Francisco Perez

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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    Sebastian Francisco Perez. Produced by Desiree Hellegers, we take a few minutes to honor the life of Sebastian Francisco Perez, the 38 year old Guatemalan Farmworker who died in the extreme heat of June 26. Desiree Hellegers brings audio from a July 3 vigil sponsored ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour July 19th, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Denise Moriis Hosts this Episode of The Old Mole which includes   Commercial-Free Childhood. Bill Resnick talks to Susan Linn, about the corporate effort not just to sell to children, says Linn, but to takeover childhood and make them habitual consumers. Too in fact i... Read more

Heat and Work

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Heat and Work: The climate crisis is dramatically shaping the work environment for essential workers. As state leaders call Oregon's extreme heat waves and historic wildfires across the west "a harbinger of things to come," what can workers do to rise up and fight for worke... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 12, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Tom Becker hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments: Empire: A few months ago, after Pres. Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a “killer,” Putin responded, “it takes one to know one,” which the international press applauded, bec... Read more

Crime and Punishment

Airs at: Mon, 07/05/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  In their Left and the Law segment this month, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker talk about the political landscape for crime and punishment in summer 2021 in the wake of the pandemic and police protests, including spikes nationally in homicides. They also take up Portland ant... Read more

Bloody Thursday

Airs at: Mon, 07/05/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Bloody Thursday-July 5th is commemorated up and down the West Coast as Bloody Thursday, remembering the strikers killed in the 1934 Longshore strike. Norm Diamond takes us back to that July day and to the importance of that strike.  Read more

Portland Committee on Community Based Policing

Airs at: Mon, 07/05/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Portland Committee on Community Based Policing. Bill Resnick talks to Elliott Young, co-chair of the Portland Committee on Community Based Policing (PCCEP). They Discuss the PCCEP Report to the City Council, Reimagining Community Safety: Portland Police Bureau Core Patro... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour July 5th 2021

Airs at: Mon, 07/05/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Denise Morris host this episode of the Old Mole and includes   Portland Committee on Community Based Policing. Bill Resnick talks to Elliott Young, co-chair of the Portland Committee on Community Based Policing (PCCEP). They Discuss the PCCEP Report to the City Counci... Read more