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Attitudes Exposed

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Prerna Gupta, contributing author to  Making the Unseen Visible: Science and the Contested Histories of Radiation Exposure—a newly released collection of essays. The editors of the volume, Jacob Darwin Hamblin and Linda Richards, are faculty at Oregon ... Read more

Should Donald Trump be on the Colorado primary ballot?

Airs at: Wed, 12/27/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
In September, representative of a nationwide effort, activists and lawyers filed a lawsuit to remove Donald Trump from Colorado's election ballots via Section 3 of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.   The initial District Court ruling (pdf) declared that while Tru... Read more

Thom Bray previews “A Christmas Carol: A Victorian Reading”

Airs at: Thu, 12/21/2023 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
For many of us, the holiday season means multiple viewings of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” and there’s no shortage of films, and stage productions, to choose from. We’re especially favored here in Portland with a version that comes directly from Mr. Dickens himself,... Read more

Life Before the Internet

Airs at: Sun, 12/24/2023 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Michael Gentle is a former IT and data-privacy professional. Michael is the author of a number of best-selling books on business and technology, including IT Project Financials, IT Success, and others. His newest book and the topic of today's program is Life Before the Inte... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 18, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Is Racism Un-Oregonian? That’s what a former governor claimed in addressing the murder of an Ethiopian immigrant by racist skinheads thirty-five years ago. Elinor Langer knew differe... Read more

Is Racism Un-Oregonian?

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
That’s what a former governor claimed in addressing the murder of an Ethiopian immigrant by racist skinheads thirty-five years ago. Elinor Langer knew different. This week Norm Diamond talks with Elinor about her 2003 book, One Hundred Little Hitlers, The Death of a Black M... Read more

Talking Tibetan food and culture with Kyikyi of Himalayan Dumplings

Airs at: Thu, 12/14/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
Our guest today is Kyikyi, owner of Himalayan Dumplings, the first woman-owned Tibetan food brand in the U.S., which makes and sells Tibetan dumplings, or momos, and Tibetan hand pies. Kyikyi’s parents and grandparents fled Tibet when the Chinese invaded in 1959, and settle... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 11, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 12/11/2023 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: Assault on Gaza: Jan Haaken speaks with Mohammed Nabil, Palestinian rights activist, who hails from Kahn Younis in the south of Gaza. Mohammed speaks of the anguish of those who... Read more

The Woman at the Center

Airs at: Mon, 12/11/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their discussion of “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Jan Haaken and Cynthia Coleman take up the character of the Osage woman Mollie Burkhart at the center of the story. How much does the film conform to standard tropes in depicting Mollie as a woman, abused wife, and indige... Read more

A Critical Introduction to Tarot

Airs at: Sun, 12/10/2023 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Simon Kenny is an author, technologist and educator whose work combines probing questions with technical thinking. Simon has taught as a lecturer at the University of Limerick, Ireland. As a writer on the topics of belief and spirituality, Simon brings a keen awareness of p... Read more