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The Wobblies

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Joe Clement and local wobbly Morgan Miller review the 1979 documentary "Wobblies". (Re-released earlier this year https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0ruK6IQLWc) and remastered by the Museum of Modern Art, Wobblies features interviews with members of the Industrial ... Read more

Class Struggle Unionism

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Class Struggle Unionism: Here is a clip from the Class Struggle Unionism panel at the Labor Notes conference in Chicago 6/17-19. Joe Burns describes the principles of Class Struggle Unionism and what distinguishes the class struggle perspective from the business unions and ... Read more

PAM CUT and Psychotronic Cinema

Airs at: Thu, 06/23/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In the spring of 2020, the Northwest Film Center shut the doors of its Whitsell Auditorium in the face of the Covid lockdown.  Now, the space is opening back up again, but with a different name and different priorities.  Jon Richardson fills us in on the changes at PAM C... Read more

The Last Days of the Dinosaurs

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Sixty-six million years ago an asteroid some seven miles across slammed into the Earth, leaving a geologic wound over 50 miles in diameter. More than half of known species, including the dinosaurs, vanished seemingly overnight. In The Last Days of the Dinosaurs, science wri... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 06/19/22

Airs at: Sun, 06/19/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  In this show we musically explore concepts of fatherhood and the divine while celebrating the soon-to-arrive Solstice, and commemorating Juneteenth.  Read more

In Memoriam, Delores Loann Winston

Airs at: Mon, 06/20/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers memorializes — and we hear excerpts of archival audio of—Delores Loann Winston, a formerly homeless activist with Seattle's WHEEL-Women in Black , and a teenage volunteer in the 1970s with Seattle's Black Panther Breakfast program, who died in May, and who... Read more

The Janes

Airs at: Mon, 06/20/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Prior to the Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973, an underground network of women in Chicago provided services for women seeking an abortion and many were arrested and served jail time. Released this month on HBO, the documentary “The Janes” — co-directed by Tia Lessi... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 20, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 06/20/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Juneteenth: Sarah Chivers brings audio from Vancouver's Juneteenth celebration, featuring emcee Karen Morrison, a community organizer with Free Hot Soup Vancouver and coordinator of Odyssey World International. Big Pharma and Covid Vaccines: Bill Resnick discusses Big Ph... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 13, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Juneteenth: Sarah Chivers speaks with Karen Morrison, a Black leader and educator in Vancouver with the non-profit "Odyssey World International Education Services." She is coord... Read more

Smelter Wars, Part Three

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Smelter Wars by Ron Verzuh is a deeply researched account of a militant union at one of the world’s largest smelter complexes, in Trail, British Columbia. The story Verzuh tells covers decades, from management’s efforts to prevent unionization, up to successful organizing, ... Read more