Labor

Portland Teachers Fight For Time

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with Portland teacher Angela Bonilla about educators' fight for more time to collaborate, plan and prepare for the increased needs of their students amidst the shortage of staff and resources. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 13, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Time to get it Right: Johanna Brenner interviews Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) President, Elizabeth Thiel, about how their union proposes to solve a staffing crisis... Read more

The Time to Get it Right

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Johanna Brenner interviews Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) President, Elizabeth Thiel, about how their union proposes to solve a staffing crisis in the schools, maintain in-person instruction, and address students’ unprecedented social and emotional needs that have a... Read more

Erasing Community History

Airs at: Mon, 11/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
St. John’s is a distinct geographic district within Portland. More than that, it is a community with a vibrant history of labor struggle and demographic diversity. Norm Diamond talks with Michael Brown about the importance of community history and about the City of Portland... Read more

Strike Solidarity -- How and Why

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
The "How" and "Why" of Community Strike Solidarity -- with the forty-day Nabisco bakers strike and with the almost-strike of Kaiser healthcare workers --  is discussed by Laura Wadlin and Gabe Erbs of the Portland Democratic Socialists of America. Read more

Crisis Work in our Healthcare System: End of Life Caregiving during the Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Healthcare workers have felt the shocks of disaster capitalism for nearly two years. The demands covid has placed on our already broken healthcare system have shifted the way in which people are seeking care for illness and the conditions of their death. Sarah Chivers speak... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 22, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Sharon Grant hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: COP 26: Climate change is accelerating, relentlessly, making human life much less comfortable and indeed, say the climate scientists, threatening to produce the 6th Great Extinction ... Read more

Pandemic Impacts PDX Food Scene & Factory Farm Biogas

Airs at: Wed, 11/17/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
How is the Portland food scene weathering the COVID19 pandemic, racial justice protests, the climate crisis, and workers calling out sexism and oppressive behavior? Alex Frane from Eater PDX joins the Food Show to discuss what’s been happening in the world of restaurants an... Read more

Scranton Educators Strike!

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with 2 teachers from Scranton about their strike. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 1, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 11/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour which includes the following segments: Don’t Quit, Organize! In Part Two of a two-part interview, Joe Clement talks with labor activist Eric Dirnbach about Strike-tober, the mass quittings and staff short... Read more