Class

US Postal Service - Crisis and Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2016 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Host Fernando Gapasin interviews retired letter carrier and organizer with Communities and Postal Workers United, Jamie Partridge.  Partridge describes the battles of the past four years to resist the dismantling and privatization of a national treasure, the US Postal Servi... Read more

Class and Country Music

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
"Anything but country" is a common answer to the question "What music do you listen to?", reflecting not just a musical taste but a class bias against the audience for country music. Dean Hubbs, Professor of Music and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan, is the au... Read more

“The Numbers,” Portland’s Forgotten East Side

Airs at: Wed, 07/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  This Live episode of Profiles explores the history of East Portland, as well as the impact of the current gentrification process on communities of color in "the Numbers" and highlights the creative efforts of residents to foster East Portland as a place where neighborhoo... Read more

Only in America: Violence from Stanford to Orlando

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel comments on America's culture of violence, and in particular how it led to the Stanford Rape case of Brock Turner and the recent mass shooting in an Orlando Florida gay nightclub:   I had been planning to talk about the Stanford rape case—you know, the one i... Read more

MILES DAVIS' 90th Birthday Special

Airs at: Sat, 05/28/2016 at 12:00am - 6:00am
Produced for The Outside World
TUNE IN FROM MIDNIGHT TIL 6:00 AM and join COUSIN JIMI, UNCLE AV CLUB,  RANGER ROWLF COULSON, CHEF PETER, DR. KIPILMAN and probably other Miles devotees who drop by for our annual birthday celebration. Miles Dewey Davis III was born in Alton, Illinois (just across the Missi... Read more

The Frisco Five, Climate Emergency, and Imperialism Update

Airs at: Thu, 05/05/2016 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
This week's commentary will focus on the courageous hunger strickers, The Frisco Five, who are in the 15th day of their hunger strike to end racial injustice and cop violence.  Theresa will also dicuss the continuing climate emergency, and give an imperialsim update. Read more

Mother's Day Special

Airs at: Mon, 05/09/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Incarceration separates families. Holidays like Mother's Day can bring this separation into sharp relief for mothers whose children are in prison and for mothers who are in prison without their children. This separation from social life is one of the aims of incarceration. ... Read more

A DIFFERENT NATURE salutes ORNETTE COLEMAN tonight at 8pm

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2016 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Join the A DIFFERENT NATURE Collective tonight for a kind of radio primer on Ornette Coleman, as some of us share what recordings we still have of his most pivotal and radical music from our collections and reflect on the life and turbulent times of one of modern music's mo... Read more

May Day - Twining the Green, the Black, and the Red

Airs at: Fri, 04/29/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
“May Day is about affirmation, the love of life, and the start of spring, so it has to be about the beginning of the end of the capitalist system of exploitation, oppression, war, and overall misery, toil, and moil.” So writes celebrated historian Peter Linebaugh in an esse... Read more

Proxies by Brian Blanchfield

Airs at: Thu, 05/19/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  A go-for-broke essay collection that blends cultural close reading and dicey autobiography. Past compunction, expressly unbeholden, these twenty-four single-subject essays train focus on a startling miscellany of topics —Foot Washing, Dossiers, Br’er Rabbit, Housesitting... Read more