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Supporting Our Society: A Group of Friends Making a Difference

Airs at: Thu, 11/16/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
They are also celebrating 10 years of providing needed coats and supplies to unhoused Portlanders. On Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, from 11-2pm, they have a warm coat drop-off event at Broadway Grill and Brewery. Connect with them online here. Read more

Race Talks BIPOC Holiday Market

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2023 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Radiozine
BIPOC Women-owned Businesses -- and dialogue -- are featured at the Race Talks Holiday Market, scheduled for the McMenamins Kennedy School gym, Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 6 - 9:30 pm. Find out more online here. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 13, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Crypto and Fraud: After the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX last November, federal prosecutors charged the company's founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, with fraud and what ... Read more

The Man who Marches to War

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Patricia Kullberg reviews the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, March, by Geraldine Brooks. In a searing Civil War story of a man of conviction who marches off to war, Brooks explores in horrific and haunting detail the consequences of acting, or failing to act on one... Read more

The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living With Less

Airs at: Thu, 11/02/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     When Platt set out on her journey to live with less, she never intended to become "The Afrominimalist". She just wanted to tame the chaos in her closet! But after struggling with the austerity and whiteness of mainstream minimalism, Christine realized why minimalism of... Read more

Righting Wrongs Worldwide - #Reform2023 Highlights Part Two

Airs at: Wed, 10/25/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Righting Wrongs Worldwide - #Reform2023 Highlights Part Two. The Drug Policy Alliance held its 2023 biennial international Reform conference over the weekend of Oct. 19-21. Over a thousand activists, advocates, organizers, researchers, and oth... Read more

Intersections

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Excerpts from a plenary panel from WSU’s April 2023 SJCON conference exploring the intersections of Native Sovereignty, Decolonization, Divestment, Reparations, and Environmental Justice: Constructing Coalitions at the Intersections. Facilitated by Roben White, the panel fe... Read more

"Black Book Talk" Sampler

Airs at: Thu, 10/05/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
We're featuring portions of ....a 2003 interview with internationally-recognized novelist Ernest J. Gaines regarding A Lesson Before Dying. .... a 2008 chat with then-newcomer Felicia Pride about her collection of essays The Message: 100 Life Lessons from Hip-Hop’s Greates... Read more

On the Strike Line with Detroit Auto Workers

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2023 at 6:15pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Labor Radio's Laura Wadlin interviews eight Detroit auto workers in front of a Ford assembly plant on the first day of their historic strike. Read more

Tai Carpenter from Don’t Shoot Portland

Airs at: Thu, 09/14/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Tai spoke about Don't Shoot's free archiving workshop in partnership with the Portland Archives, called Better than a Shoebox: Preserving Your Family and Community History. Read more