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Stop Ecocide:

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Last month, the International Criminal Court (ICC) celebrated 20 years since it opened its doors in July 2002. The court recognized this anniversary date by discussing ecocide as a possible fifth crime in its statutes. In their Left & the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Sn... Read more

The Community Pulse

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Isis Harris is a skilled union electrician. Norm Diamond talks with her about an August 20 family event, one of three that are planned to promote BIPOC entry into construction jobs. With all the talk about promoting diversity in construction, and all the supposed initiative... Read more

Labor and Environment, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Bill Resnick talks to Wendy Thompson, who after college took a job in the Detroit auto industry in the 1970s with the intention to help build radical caucuses within the United Autoworkers Union. Wendy reflects on how the challenges and opportunities to organize workers cha... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 15, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Stop Ecocide: Last month, the International Criminal Court (ICC) celebrated 20 years since it opened its doors in July 2002. The court recognized this anniversary date by discus... Read more

City Charter

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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The Portland Charter Commission — responsible to evaluate and make recommendations for changes in the structures and operations of Portland city government — has developed ambitious, wide ranging, and sometimes radical proposals that will be approved or disapproved in the N... Read more

Nukes, Energy and War

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Hiroshima Day commemorates August 6 1945, the day when the US dropped an atomic bomb  on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, followed a few days later by dropping another atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki. Jan Haaken talks with long-time anti-nuclear activist Norman Solomon a... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 8, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Sharon Grant hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: City Charter: The Portland Charter Commission — responsible to evaluate and make recommendations for changes in the structures and operations of Portland city government — has develo... Read more

The Taste of Ginger

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews the 2021 novel by Mansi Shah, entitled The Taste of Ginger. It’s a lovely novel about an Indian family who brings their children to the US for greater opportunities, but then wants them both to successfully assimilate and yet remain true to I... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 1, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Evicted: Ever get evicted? A lot of people have, especially in a period of rents skyrocketing and people clamoring for apartments, especially in Portland because landlords have had the... Read more

Evicted

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Ever get evicted? A lot of people have, especially in a period of rents skyrocketing and people clamoring for apartments, especially in Portland because landlords have had the upper hand. But housing justice movements are responding. Cities across the U.S. have passed initi... Read more