Labor

Radical Activist and Educator Erika Strauss Chavarria

Airs at: Mon, 08/12/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us in a conversation with Maryland activist and educator Erika Strauss Chavarria.  Erika brought forward several proposals at the most recent NEA Representative Assembly attempting to push the union toward taking bold positions on reparations, Palestinian rights, and o... Read more

Colombia Peace Process

Airs at: Wed, 07/24/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we get a briefing on the Colombia Peace Process from Mariela Kohon, Senior International Officer with the Trades Union Congress, and Kevin Callinan, Senior General Secretary of the labor union Forsa. Read more

Gender Equity for Grocery Workers

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
18,000 grocery workers in Oregon and SW Washington are taking strike authorization votes this summer.  Pay equity for women workers is the main battle front in this union contract campaign.  Tena Burch-Wolski and Sam Hughes, current and former Fred Meyer workers, and union ... Read more

Mindfulness As Political Factor

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with local activist and meditator, Guy Berliner*, about the use and abuse of mindfulness in corporate capitalist society. Does mindfulness promulgated by institutions that exploit and dominate create more attachment to the system that is driving considerab... Read more

Movie Mole: PBS "American Experience" Emma Goldman

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick reviews the PBS "American Experience" documentary about Emma Goldman. Drawing on the analysis of Candace Falk, of the Emma Goldman Archive Project at UC Berkeley, Bill criticizes the show's soft-pedaling of Emma's radical politics and the good sense she had for... Read more

Amazon Workers Unite

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Two Amazon warehouse workers who are organizing for justice on the job speak with host Jamie Partridge.  Their voices are distorted to protect their identity. Read more

The Adjunct Underclass

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
  Over the past few decades, the job of college professor has been utterly transformed—for the worse. It is estimated that 75% of college teaching is done by part time adjunct professors. Suzanne LaGrande interviews Herb Childress , the author of  The Adjunct Underclass: H... Read more

Higher Education in Crisis: How Did We Get Here and What Can We Do?

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
Today on the Radio Activist, Suzanne LaGrande discusses how higher education has changed in the last thirty years with  Herb Childress and Henry A. Giroux.  Herb Childress is author of   The Adjunct Underclass: How America's Colleges Betrayed Their Faculty, Their Students, ... Read more

Cutting PERS

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris talks with Mark Brenner about the recent vote to cut PERS benefits. Mark Brenner is the former Director of Labor Notes now currently working at University of Oregon’s Labor Education & Research Center. On May 27th Mark Brenner spoke to Bill Resnick about th... Read more

Teaching is Not Elementary

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In Part 2 of a 2 part discussion on public education, Bill Resnick talks with teacher Rachel Hanes about the pedagogy of the three second grade classes at her middle school while still managing to sufficiently satisfy the various corporate education requirements. In Part... Read more