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Spring Mix

Airs at: Mon, 05/10/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Spring has brought us Mayday, Mothers Day, Pink Moon, blossoms, fern tips, and mushrooms as we shake off the grip of winter and tilt toward summer. Butterflies and a super Flower Moon are on their way. This episode of Folk Espresso is a spring mix of songs and tunes for the... Read more

May Day 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  May Day 2021. Jan Haaken talks with Taylor Gibson about May Day events this year, highlighting a picnic and march in support of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021, or PRO Act, passed by the House in Congress but up against considerable odds in the Senate. G... Read more

Defund/Divest with 350pdx

Airs at: Mon, 05/03/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier speaks with Sue Palmiter, who is co-leading the Defund/Divest team with 350PDX, about an upcoming Climate Justice Q&A with Oregon’s State Treasurer on Wednesday, May 5, 7:00 pm. The State Treasury invests $118 Billion, mostly PERS monies, with a portion of... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour May 3rd 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/03/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Tom Becker Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes Paul Fenn on Community Energy. Bill Resnick talks to Paul Fenn who drafted the legislation now in effect in Massachusetts, Ohio, California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Virginia. Collect... Read more

Postal Workers Fight to Save the Service

Airs at: Mon, 04/26/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Jamie Partridge, retired letter carrier and organizer with Communities and Postal Workers United, details the difficult working conditions and mail delays of the past year, and outlines the coming struggles to save the postal service. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour April 26th 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode og the Old Mole which includes Viral Epidemics. Bill Resnick interviews David Quammen, a journalist of science, who wrote the book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic. Published in 2013 it eerily predicted the Covi... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 19, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/19/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole. In recognition of Earth Day, coming up this week on April 22, our segments today examine our options for the future in the face of global warming and how we can organize to prevent impending climate chaos. Renewable ... Read more

School Custodians and Nutrition Service Workers are Fighting Back

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us in a conversation with Greg Meyers, Amy Silvia, and Veronica Green as we talk about the challenges of their jobs and their fight with Portland Public Schools for the compensation and working conditions that they deserve. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 12, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Paris Commune: For today’s episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune. In this first of a series, he explores what the Commune stood for, how it differed from the earlier French Revolution, and how it inspired... Read more

Back to School

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks to Elizabeth Thiel, President of the Portland Association of Teachers, who led the union in their effort to create a safe and teachable reopening of the schools. They discuss what teachers, the community, and especially parents discovered in the long peri... Read more