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The Gap: Portland's Villains and Heroes of 2023

Airs at: Fri, 12/29/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea are looking back, with one of our favorite interviews from the past year, with Kat and Justice from Sisters of the Road.  Then, we discuss the Portland Mercury's "Portland's Top VILLAINS for 2023—Ranked!" and add some of our ... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving on 12/28/23

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa's guests are Malcolm and Mirabai Hoover from Black Futures Farm. Their mission is to heal the connection between Black people and the land by cultivating a healthy place for the Black community to gather in joy. Find out more about them online here. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 1, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this New Year’s episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Just, Orderly and Equitable: The United Nations agency, the UNFCCC  (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change( has been charged with developing a plan to stop r... Read more

Jewish Resistance to War on Gaza

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier speaks with Julia Ford of Portland Jewish Voice for Peace about actions to protest Israel's war on Gaza/Palestine and how to build a lasting peace. The national Jewish Voice for Peace can be found here: https://www.jewishvoiceforpeace.org/ Read more

Just, Orderly and Equitable

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The United Nations agency, the UNFCCC  (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change( has been charged with developing a plan to stop runaway global heating and also getting all the 208 so nations on earth to get committed to the plan. No other organization can pos... Read more

Should Donald Trump be on the Colorado primary ballot?

Airs at: Wed, 12/27/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
In September, representative of a nationwide effort, activists and lawyers filed a lawsuit to remove Donald Trump from Colorado's election ballots via Section 3 of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.   The initial District Court ruling (pdf) declared that while Tru... Read more

The power of singing together, with guest Annie Levin of the NYC "Sing in Solidarity Choir"

Airs at: Wed, 12/27/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Annie Levin, co-founded the "Sing in Solidarity" radical choir in New York City as a way to demonstrate unity and convey a message, emotionally sustain the singers and strengthen rallies, actions and movements. From her article, Radicals Go Caroling: The... Read more

How Portland Metro Chamber and Business Lobbyists Undermine Ballot Initiatives

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Oregon’s citizen-initiated ballot measure process is a tool of grassroots democracy, allowing collective action by an organized majority of the population. However, time and time again, those with vast resources have impeded attempts to make the city more equitable and s... Read more

Movie Moles: How to Blow Up a Pipeline

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  The film How to Blow Up a Pipeline (2022, by Daniel Goldhaber, Ariela Barer, Jordan Sjol, Daniel Garber) is loosely inspired by Andreas Malm's 2021 book of the same title. The book is not an instruction manual, and does not actually call for blowing up pipelines, but doe... Read more

Interview with Marianne Stupfel-Wallace, PT ESOL Instructor & Writing Center Tutor at Portland Community College

Airs at: Wed, 12/20/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
    ------ Guest: Marianne Stupfel-Wallace, facilitator at all levels of ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Portland Community College from beginning "survival English" to academic level reading, writing, and communication classes.   Host: Grace Growing... Read more