Labor

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

The Breakdown of Supply

Airs at: Mon, 11/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Longtime labor activist and scholar Kim Moody argues in a recent article in the Guardian that while just-in-time supply chains were a boon to big business, they have contributed to rising prices, the squeezing of labor and critical delays in delivery of goods. Patricia Kull... Read more

Don’t Quit, Organize!

Airs at: Mon, 11/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Mole Joe Clement talks with labor activist-educator Eric Dirnbach about Strike-tober, the mass quittings and staff shortages affecting the American economy, and whether we're seeing what former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich has called "a disorganized general strike". ... Read more

Organizing Against Authoritarianism and Climate Chaos

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Max Elbaum on the two existential threats facing humanity -- authoritarianism and global roasting. They discuss how to defeat both, building the broadest of lefts, including segments of the Democratic Party that today might support the sweeping mobil... Read more

Local and Global Stakes in the Vancouver Port Commissioner Election

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers talks with Cager Clabaugh, President of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 4 in Vancouver, WASHINGTON, about the local and global stakes in the Vancouver Port Commissioner race, where the incumbent, Eric LaBrant, who has a long-time reco... Read more