Laurie Mercier

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Laurie Mercier

Degrowth

Airs at: Mon, 04/19/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Laurie Mercier talks with Old Mole Joe Clement about the argument for degrowth within international environmental, anti-colonial and anti-capitalist movements. Degrowth proposes radical wealth distribution by way of a planned scale-down and re-organization of the economy in... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour on 01/25/21

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Old Mole Variety Hour on 12/14/20

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Old Mole Variety Hour for November 23, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes:    Rebuilding the Left in the US: Bill Resnick interviews Bhaskar Sunkara, the founder/editor of Jacobin, about what the left can do to push the Biden Administration over the next year to address working peo... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 27, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes these segments: Mutual Aid in Portland: In this time of viral epidemic and lockdown many Portland groups are appealing for help, including the workers in our medical care and hospital systems for personal pr... Read more

They Feed They Lion

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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In honor of National Poetry Month, Patricia Kullberg discusses the 1968 poem, “They Feed They Lion,” by former US Poet Laureate, Philip Levine and what the poem might mean for us today as we grapple with the devastation of climate change and pandemic disease. Aerial view o... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 13, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which will include: Covid 19 and Environmental Degradation: Bill Resnick continues the second of a two part interview with Dr. Michael Friedman, a microbiologiest who studies the relationship between environmental degradati... Read more

Environmental Degradation and Covid 19

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Bill Resnick continues the second of a two part interview with Dr. Michael Friedman, a microbiologiest who studies the relationship between environmental degradation and the emergence of human pathogens, like Covid 19. Deforestation for farmland, cleared by slash and burn,... Read more

Libraries and the Market Imperative

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Laurie talks with Frank Little about the Multnomah County Library expansion bond, which will appear on the November ballot, and hold a light up to the neoliberal concepts and practices sneaking into our most socialist of institutions. For more about these issues see: "Notes... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour February 24th 2020

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Laurie Mercier hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes: Fossil Fuel Resistance: Desiree Hellegers interviews Dr. Melanie Plaut, MD, Co-lead of the Fossil Fuel Resistance Team at 350 PDX about recent developments in the fight to stop the Jordan Cove LNG export t... Read more