History

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In Memoriam

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
We remember Portland's own Mike Munk, who died in July 2021 after spending decades excavating and documenting Portland's radical history, including for his book "The Portland Red Guide: Sites & Stories of Our Radical Past.”   Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 6, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Ecological Equity: Most U.S. North Americans support climate action but manage to repress the knowledge that saving a habitable planet from climate roasting will require international coo... Read more

Oil For Kisses 13 - The Thrashing of Denim Limbs! PT. 1

Airs at: Thu, 12/02/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Oil For Kisses
From Venom to Voivod, Onslaught to Exhorder, Switzerland to San Franscisco, Oil For Kisses #13 delves deep into the history of what was once broadly labeled Thrash Metal(or Speed). Fast, ravaging, exhuberant and later, technically wizardrous and socially relevant, Thrash w... Read more

Rebroadcast of Part 1: "This Is Not for You" by Portland activist Richard Brown

Airs at: Thu, 12/02/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
    Richard Brown is a Portland community activist and photographer who has spent decades working to bridge the divide between police and the Black community.  This Is Not for You: An Activist's Journey of Resistance and Resilience traces how and why Brown became an engaged... Read more

Erasing Community History

Airs at: Mon, 11/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
St. John’s is a distinct geographic district within Portland. More than that, it is a community with a vibrant history of labor struggle and demographic diversity. Norm Diamond talks with Michael Brown about the importance of community history and about the City of Portland... Read more

Autonorama

Airs at: Mon, 11/29/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The auto industry is promising that high tech-driving will deliver us from crashes, congestion and carbon emissions. Today the panacea is autonomous vehicles, but this vision is the latest in a long history of illusory futuramas that the auto industry has invented to get mo... Read more

14 - Suburbia Revisited with Penelope Spheeris

Airs at: Fri, 01/07/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
  Tune in as Poxy and Ragan discuss the making of the 1984 cult classic, Suburbia, and its lasting impact on punk culture with Director, Penelope Spheeris. For more information, please visit our website at theghostofhollywood.com.          Read more

Land back at Willamette Falls, with Jacqueline Keeler and David Lewis

Airs at: Wed, 11/10/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  David Lewis, Grand Ronde Confederation tribal member and historian, joins host Paul Roland and 3rd Wednesday co-host Jacqueline Keeler to look at the Grand Ronde's Willamette Falls Project. Lewis has been involved in the Oregon Historical Society's Oregon Encyclopedia p... Read more

War on Cuba

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Luisa Martinez interviews Daniel Montero, journalist and filmmaker of the documentary series.  The War on Cuba focuses on the devastating impact of the generations-long illegal US economic war on Cuba. Montero is also part of a media outlet titled Belly of the Beast,  inves... Read more

The Great Lie

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
U.S. Investor Owned Utilities including PGE and Pacific Power were informed by their researchers and independent scientists as early as 1968 that burning fossil fuels could generate global warming disaster. The Utilities cooperated with their fossil fuel industry partners t... Read more