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Eviction Defense, with David Rovics

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Portland-based singer-songwriter and activist David Rovics is active with Portland Emergency Eviction Response. Also active in Portland are Don't Evict PDX and the Portland Tenants United Eviction Defense. Read more

Episode Four - The Minneapolis Baldies and Anti Racist Action

Airs at: Fri, 12/04/2020 at 7:15am - 7:45am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
In this episode, we join narrator Mic Crenshaw and his old friends Jason  Nevilles aka Jay aka Gator, Marty, Nissa and Jibari - all midwestern anti racist skinheads. They were interviewed to talk about why they joined together, what motivated and  influenced them, the polit... Read more

Union-busting at Community Alliance of Tenants

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Coya Crespin, an organizer at the Community Alliance of Tenants and elected member of CLU's Bargaining Committee, and A.J. Mendoza, president of Communications Workers of America, local 7901, discuss the struggle of CLU to win a fair first contract after CAT Management's de... Read more

Labor Radio on 11/16/20 - The Gig-Economy is Crushing Workers

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
  The Success of Prop 22 Spells Disaster for Worker Protections Hosts Michael Cathcart & Eliott Gilliland examine the unprecedented corporate misinformation campaign that led California voters to approve the landmark anti-worker ballot measure, Proposition 22. They also di... Read more

Anti-Racism author Kenrya Rankin

Airs at: Thu, 11/12/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
With Joe Biden’s victory in last Tuesday’s presidential election, a new administration takes charge in January, and they’ll be facing some pretty big challenges. Along with COVID-19, climate change, and the battered economy, the unmasking and encouragement of racism and whi... Read more

Now What?

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews John Cavanagh, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington D.C. They discuss what a Biden Administration might do on the great issues of our day if mightily pushed by the left including climate change, pandemics, racism, militarism, an... Read more

Labor Against a Trump Coup

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Labor Defending Democracy is a new formation of Portland area union activists who are organizing to prevent Trump from stealing the election.  By his own words, the president has threatened to reject an election defeat and to remain in power.  Laurie King and Dave King, lon... Read more

Universal Pre-school Now!

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Emily Golden-Fields, Olivia Pace, and Sahar Yarjani Muranovic about Universal Preschool Now!, a coalition that gathered over 32,000 signatures to put universal preschool on the ballot. The measure before voters now is 26-214, Preschool For All. The thr... Read more

It Did Happen Here

In the 1980s, before gentrification, before Portlandia, Portland, Oregon was a sleepy city that existed outside of the national spotlight.  Skinheads had always been part of the local punk scene. In the late 1980s, punks and skins started being recruited by national white s... Read more

A Tale of Two Viruses, or Triumph of the ill

Airs at: Wed, 10/07/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  For Trump, these are the best of times, and the worst of times.   Some suggested readings: https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/mr-bright-side-trumps-gospel-of-positive-thinking/ https://www.salon.com/2020/05/14/the-pandemic-exposes-the-truth-right-wing-individuali... Read more