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Old Mole Variety Hour for December 8, 2014

Airs at: Mon, 12/08/2014 at 12:00am
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Tom Becker hosts this edition of Old Mole. You can hear the whole show by clicking on the play button below. To hear individual segments, follow these links: 1.  Bill Resnick talks with journalst Steve Early about progressive victories in Richmond and better policing there... Read more

Time for a New Civil Rights Movement?

Airs at: Mon, 12/08/2014 at 12:00am
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Just as the 1964 Civil Rights bill emerged out of the traumatic events of 1963, so recent police killings of black men and children can be what propels a new civil rights movement. This is Dani McClain's thought in her article in The Nation,  "“The Civil Rights Movement Cam... Read more

Beyond Ferguson Panel

Airs at: Fri, 10/10/2014 at 12:00am
Beyond Ferguson - Conversation and Action - A panel discussion recorded at Lewis Clark College on September 11, 2014 at Templeton Campus Center, Council Chambers. (It was broadcast on KBOO as part of News and Public Affairs Day on October 10th, 2014.) The shooting of Micha... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 1, 2014

Airs at: Mon, 12/01/2014 at 12:00am
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Denise Morris hosts this week's episode of The Old Mole Variety Hour which includes these segments: • Bill Resnick interviews PCUN co-founder Larry Kleinman about immigration politics. • Frann Michel reads an article by Robin D.G. Kelley • Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker ta... Read more

Robin D.G. Kelley on Resisting War against the Black and Brown Underclass

Airs at: Mon, 12/01/2014 at 12:00am
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Frann Michel reads an article by Robin D.G. Kelley, Resisting the War Against the Black and Brown Underclass [photo by Hyung Nam] Read more

World AIDS Day event in Portland

Airs at: Wed, 11/26/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
This coming Monday is World AIDS day, which is a day meant to bring attention to the continuing crisis of HIV and AIDS. In the Pacific Northwest and across the country, the disease continues to have a siproportionate impact on the African American and LGBT communities. On Su... Read more

Reaction to Ferguson Grand Jury's Failure to Indict

Airs at: Tue, 11/25/2014 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Reaction to Ferguson Grand Jury's Failure to Indict: interviews with Marsha Coleman-Adebayo of  the Washington-based Hands Up CoalitionDC, which is organizing a series of protests in Washington, D.C. , Portland activist Teressa Raiford of Don't Shoot Portland, and Reverend ... Read more

Ferguson Speak Out

Airs at: Thu, 11/20/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Clergy and youth activists will publicly call on media and policymakers to focus on the real, deeper issues that sparked protest after the killing of teen Michael Brown and will once again be front and center should Officer Darren Wilson be acquitted by a grand jury. The p... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 17, 2014

Airs at: Mon, 11/17/2014 at 12:00am
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Bill Resnick hosts this episode and we hear these segments: Bill Resnick talks with Chris Toensing of Middle East Research and Information Project about US-Iran relations Bill reads about and discusses Black Friday Labor actions by and for Walmart workers Movie Moles Deni... Read more

Movie Moles: Dear White People

Airs at: Mon, 11/17/2014 at 12:00am
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Movie Moles Denise Morris and Frann Michel discuss Dear White People, an independent first feature written and directed by Justin Simien; funded in part via Indiegogo, it has been a big hit at Sundance and with critics. It's currently playing in Portland at Cinema 21. Dear ... Read more