Labor

Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Coming up on Monday, June 7   In November, Oregon became the first state to legalize the use of psilocybin, the main active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” for mental health treatment in supervised settings. The field of psychedelic-enhanced therapy has gained particular... Read more

Heterodox Economics part 3

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In the final segment of a 3 part interview, Luisa Martinez and Dr. Mitch Green return to the way economists frame the economic problem: that of understanding the dynamics of a social provisioning process. We discuss what the Heterodox school of Economics has to say about... Read more

Biden American Jobs Plan

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick interviews John Cavanagh, director of the large and influential Institute for Policy Studies for 20 years. A Washington insider, Cavanagh wrote 12 important books and also worked in the trenches of the environmental and poor peoples’ movements. John and Bill... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour May 31st 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Biden American Jobs Plan. Bill Resnick interviews John Cavanagh, director of the large and influential Institute for Policy Studies for 20 years. A Washington insider, Cavanagh wrote 12 important books and... Read more

The Gap: A "labor shortage" as the pandemic winds down and redefining stability

Airs at: Fri, 05/21/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the recent April 2021 jobs report, which showed far fewer new jobs gained last month than economists predicted. What does this mean? Well, it isn't that Americans are suddenly overwhelmingly lazy, and living high on th... Read more

Stage Hands Shut Out by Blazers

Airs at: Mon, 05/24/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Rose Etta Venetucci, Business Representative for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, local 28, tells the story of stage hands and other entertainment workers in struggle during the pandemic, both with Rip City Management who has shut them out even as g... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 17, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/17/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts today’s episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Coronavirus Crisis in India: Patricia Kullberg speaks with Dr. Swati Birla about how Primer Minister Narendra Modi and his ruling BJT party set the stage for the coronavirus catas... Read more

American Jobs Plan

Airs at: Mon, 05/17/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick and Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for President in the last election, discuss the Biden administration’s proposed American Jobs Plan. Announced with great fanfare at a cost of $2 trillion plus, the annual outlay would actually represent less than one... Read more

Attack on Anti-Racist Educators

Airs at: Mon, 05/10/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we speak with anti-racist teacher Katherine Watkins about the attack she and her colleagues have endured from white supremacists, the failure of her district to defend and protect them, and the people who have rallied around them in support. Read more

Jordan Cove's Looming Demise

Airs at: Mon, 05/10/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For nearly 17 years Oregonians have been fighting to stop the massive Jordan Cove LNG export terminal from being built on Coos Bay, as well as its companion 229 mile pipeline that would cross much of Southern Oregon. In the past year, this struggle has begun to pay off. On... Read more