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Dan Handelman of Portland Copwatch on Police Violence & Militarism

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Dan Handelman of Portland CopWatch. They consider two aspects of police conduct -- their use of violence and shooting, and their militarization -- and the extent to which the police have responded to criticism by community reform groups as well as lo... Read more

HRC Chair Criticizes Effectiveness of Police and Community Relations Committee

Airs at: Thu, 07/16/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for News In Depth
Portland Human Rights Commission Chair Chabre Vickers sharply criticized the Police and Community Relations Committee (PCRC) at that group's meeting last night. She suggested a three-month hiatus to redevelop the group so that its meetings achieve more tangible results. The... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 8, 2015

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick hosts this episode and it includes the following, together with music about being poor. 1.  Bill Resnick talks with Tyler Macguiness of the Oregon Center for Public Policy about the extent of child poverty in Oregon and what business leaders are willing, and... Read more

A Movie about Move

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2015 at 12:00am
In remembrance of the police bombing of the MOVE collective in Philadelphia in 1985, Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Denise Morris talk about the 2013 documentary film "Let the Fire Burn." In discussing the film, Jan and Denise take up some of the politics of MOVE and their acti... Read more

Glenn Waco on the Last Thursday Shooting and Gentrification

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
The Last Thursday shooting on NE 20th and Alberta St. has led to a police response that may do more harm than good.           After people were seen taking selfies near the crime scene, two black men were arrested while helping one of the three shooting victims.          In... Read more

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "false heirs": on 2013's 50th anniversary of the "I Have a Dream" speech

Airs at: Wed, 08/28/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
Paul Roland and Mic Crenshaw talk with Jared Ball from Baltimore, Md. and Rosa Clemente from Amherst, Massachusetts. The program offers a critical perspective on the commemorations of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a ... Read more

Theory & Practice

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tod Sloan talks with Lara Messersmith-Glavin of the Institute for Anarchist Studies about theory and practice. They consider how theory helps illuminate individually lived experiences as part of larger systems, while also stressing the priority of lived experience in genera... Read more

How Are We Moving In This World

Airs at: Sun, 05/31/2015 at 12:00am
Just my thoughts........ How are we moving in this world? Leave a comment/thoughts on this message below! Read more

Richard Rothstein Interview

Airs at: Wed, 05/27/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Between Us
Richard Rothstein is a research associate with the Economic Policy Institute.  He has written extensively on the effect of inequitable education on black and minority children in the US.  His latest piece for the EPI, focuses on the complicity of the Federal government in c... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 18, 2015

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode, with segments on electoral politics vs political movements, videocameras and policing, warrior capitalism, and the psychology of responding to climate change. To hear the whole show, including the music, use the play button. To hear the se... Read more