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Old Mole Variety Hour for November 16, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg hosts the show today, which includes the following segments: What is to be Done? Bill Resnick speaks with David Dayen, the editor of the  American Prospect, a bi-monthly magazine on U.S. Politics.  They discuss the many opportunities President-elect Bide... Read more

The Black Banners (Declassified) w/ Ali Soufan - Ep 85

Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Ali Soufan, former FBI agent who investigated al Qaeda in the late 1990’s up to and including the 9/11 attacks, chairman and CEO of The Soufan Group, and author of several great works, including the recent second edition of “The Black Banners”, now completely unredacted, st... Read more

Episode One - Setting the Scene - Portland, OR

Airs at: Fri, 11/13/2020 at 12:00am - 12:15am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
In the late 1980s, Portland was a known haven for racist skinheads. They roamed  the core of Portland unhindered. This episode is about Portland back then, in the before, when Portland was a skinhead stomping ground.   Show Notes - https://itdidhappenherepodcast.com/shown... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: March, 2003 interview with best-selling author, James McBride

Airs at: Thu, 11/05/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
In this repeat of a March, 2003 interview, co-hosts Patricia Welch and Emma Jackson Ford talk with James McBride about his novel, Song Yet Sung.  It is the story of Liz Spocott, a runaway slave, shot and near death, who is wracked by disturbing visions of the future as she ... Read more

The foreign policy history of Joe Biden - Ep 83

Airs at: Sat, 10/31/2020 at 6:30am - Sat, 11/14/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
It all comes down to this.  After around 18 months of speculation and primaries, the election is Tuesday.  The country is at a crossroads of immense proportions.  And to add to the leftist/progressive discussion and atmosphere of the 2020 presidential election, here is an a... Read more

Persephone Rising: A Global Sonic Retelling of the Underworld Myth

Airs at: Sat, 10/31/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
  "Starry Wheels" artwork used by permission of the artist, alumni audio contributor and Portland-based local, Peter Nevins. [Show Transcript] Hello and welcome back to Threshold Shift, where we give the mic to nature and amplify earth, on KBOO 90.7 FM Portland, 91.9 FM H... Read more

Returning from the Underworld

Produced for Threshold Shift
  Threshold Shift's Blue Moon Halloween Episode-A Sonic Retelling of the Persephone Myth For those that want to set the spooky mood early this Halloween, come join us at Threshold Shift from 12-3am Saturday, October 31st. We'll be journeying through the Underworld with Pe... Read more

The Pull of the Stars

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Larry Bowlden reviews the novel The Pull of the Stars by Irish-Canadian author Emma Donoghue. In Dublin, 1918, a nurse finds herself in charge of a small, makeshift ward of pregnant women who have contracted the flu. Her work is complicated by having to negotiate rampant se... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 26, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Defend Democracy: Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democrac... 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