Economy

Class Struggle Unionism at Labor Notes

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This is a panel discussion of Joe Burn's new book Class Struggle Unionism at the 2022 Labor Notes Conference in Chicago. In his new book, Joe Burns argues that a Class Struggle Unionism approach is essential if we are to build the power for radical transformation. Hear wor... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 6, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Jon Nelson hosts today's episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Germany, Energy and Democracy: Europe, especially Germany, depends on Russia for its natural gas and oil for electric power, heating and cooling, and transport. With Russia's invasi... Read more

Conflict, Democracy and Global Warming, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Germany, Energy Transition and Democracy: Europe, especially Germany, depends on Russia for its natural gas and oil for electric power, heating and cooling, and transport. With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country and political leader, has comm... Read more

Portland's CEI Hub

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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As you drive along St. Helens Road in NW Portland, to the west rise the West Hills and Forest Park. But to the east you see a landscape diametrically opposed to the verdant scene acorss the highway. What is in those tank farms that go on and on, bordered by railroad tracks ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 30, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Girl of Venezuela: Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Can humanity survive climate change? In his profoundly important essay “World War II Lessons for a Green New Deal,”  Martin Ha... Read more

Can humanity survive climate change?

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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In his profoundly important essay “World War II Lessons for a Green New Deal,”  Martin Hart-Landsberg shows the way. In rich detail he describes the planning and politics of transformation, when the Roosevelt Administration took control of the U.S. state and from 1941 to 19... Read more

Classic Labor Songs

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
In a departure from the usual interview format, host Jamie Partridge plays classic labor songs from the 20th century, including Talking Union (Almanac Singers), Joe Hill (Paul Robeson), Bread and Roses (Bobbie McGee), We Shall Not Be Moved (Joe Glazer), Which Side Are You O... Read more

Organizing collective power for public good Part 2

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    Organizing collective power for public good part 2. Joe Clement continues their conversation with Emily Drabinski,President-elect of the American Library Association, discussing how libraries can be part of organizing collective power for public good. Read more

Russia’s disastrous invasion of Ukraine

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    Russia’s disastrous invasion of Ukraine. Can the U.S. retain domination of the world economy, its trade structures, its financial system, its money flows, its politics, and what sustains all of it, military domination too? Russia’s disastrous invasion of Ukraine creat... Read more

Global Student Climate Strikes

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    In this fourth year of global Student Climate Strikes, Portland youth have organized a local day of action on Friday May 20th. Jan Haaken talks with oganizers Rozzell Medina, Ella Rae Woodland, Adah Crandall about the event, including the Climate Festival following th... Read more