Tom Becker hosts this episode of the Mole, which includes the following
The Great Lie: U.S. Investor Owned Utilities including PGE and Pacific Power
were informed by their researchers and independent scientists as early as
1968 that burning fossil fuels could gen...
U.S. Investor Owned Utilities including PGE and Pacific Power were informed
by their researchers and independent scientists as early as 1968 that
burning fossil fuels could generate global warming disaster. The Utilities
cooperated with their fossil fuel industry partners t...
Luisa Martinez interviews Daniel Montero, journalist and filmmaker of the
documentary series. The War on Cuba focuses on the devastating impact of
the generations-long illegal US economic war on Cuba. Montero is also part of
a media outlet titled Belly of the Beast, inves...
On September 1st the Supreme Court declined to block one of the country’s
most restrictive abortion laws, a Texas state statute that bans the procedure
as early as six weeks into pregnancy and which allows civil suits against
anyone assisting women seeking abortions. In thi...
To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole
Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10
lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive. To
view Bette’s photos and learn details about th...
Desiree Hellegers speaks with Kendall, street/movement photographer,
professor, and organizer with Portland Buddhist Peace Fellowship, about the
life and death of her daughter Palesa Clementina Mofana Kendall Mofokeng, a
sangoma and LPN – of Covid– amid riots in South Afric...
Bill Resnick speaks with Kirin Kennedy, the Deputy Director of Legislative
and Administrative Advocacy at the Sierra Club. Bill and Kirin discuss
Biden’s early environmental initiatives and budget proposals, including the
$3.5 Trillion Build Back Better bill. Immediately fo...
Bill Resnick speaks with Jo-Marie Burt of the Washington Office on Latin
America about the ominous situation in Peru, where a right- wing party has
refused to accept a national election defeat. After a bitter campaign, they
adopted Trump's strategy and rhetoric, that the vo...
Tom Becker hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following
Empire: A few months ago, after Pres. Biden called Russian President Vladimir
Putin a “killer,” Putin responded, “it takes one to know one,” which
the international press applauded, bec...
Heat and Work: The climate crisis is dramatically shaping the work
environment for essential workers. As state leaders call Oregon's extreme
heat waves and historic wildfires across the west "a harbinger of things to
come," what can workers do to rise up and fight for worke...