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Old Mole Variety Hour for June 28, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 06/28/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the follwing segments: The Coming Battle over Climate Chaos: In part two of a two part interview, Bill Resnick speaks with Richard A. Smith about the looming climate disaster. In part one Bill and Richa... Read more

Of Women and Salt

Airs at: Mon, 06/28/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Gabriela Garcia’s wonderful debut novel, Of Women and Salt, which is a series of interconnected stories spanning three generations of women living in Cuba and Miami. It is a story of captivity and the desire for flight and freedom, a story of... Read more

Coco

Airs at: Mon, 06/28/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today we bring you a Movie Mole piece from our archives, a review by Joe Clement and Jan Haaken of the animated film, "Coco." In the summer of 2018, “Coco” screened in various parks around the city. It was also a very big hit in Mexico and around the globe. "Coco" is a visu... Read more

Data shows Oregon is middling in child well-being; Experts say now is the time to take action

Airs at: Mon, 06/21/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  New data shows that Oregon is lagging when it comes to child well-being. The Kids Count Data Book has just been released, and it ranks Oregon 25th nationally on some key areas.  Experts warn that this is a critical time for Oregon children. Either the pandemic wipes out ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood - Beth Kephart

Airs at: Fri, 05/28/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today's show, we celebrate Father's Day, a bit early, by talking fathers -- and daughters and sons and husbands and wives and our own multiple identities -- with Beth Kephart, author of the new memoir Wife/Daughter/Self, from Portland’s own Forest Avenue Press. In the bo... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 24, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/24/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Image by Fred Murphy Patricia Kullberg hosts today's episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Tipping Points: Bill Resnick interviews Shannon Osaka, an environmental journalist with the web magazine Grist, and coauthor of "Points of No Return." This... Read more

Left and Law, child sex trafficking conspiracies

Airs at: Mon, 05/10/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In recent years, far right platforms such as QAnan have garnered followers by promoting child sex trafficking conspiracies and advancing their rightwing agenda under the banner of rescuing children from perverse evil-doers. In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken... Read more

HB2002-Transforming Justice 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/10/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
In April, Partnership for Safety and Justice, Oregon’s leading public safety and criminal justice reform organization, discussed bills currently before the Oregon legislature. We’ll hear excerpts from their webinar “2021’s most transformative policies: the bills to watch an... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood - Kent Russell and Karen Russell

Airs at: Fri, 04/23/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
One of my favorite books of 2020, a year devoid of much else in the way of favorites, was Kent Russell's In the Land of Good Living: A Journey to the Heart of Florida. We had Kent on the show last August, for the hardcover release, interviewed by another of Mr. Jones's favo... Read more

Sharon G. Flake | The Life I'm In

Airs at: Fri, 04/16/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
The Life I'm In, a sister novel to the bestselling, The Skin I'm In by three-time Coretta Scott King award-winning author, Sharon G.  Flake. Since it's groundbreaking debut more than 20 years ago, The Skin I'm In, had a tremendous impact which has stood the test of time, co... Read more