Labor

School Custodians and Nutrition Service Workers are Fighting Back

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us in a conversation with Greg Meyers, Amy Silvia, and Veronica Green as we talk about the challenges of their jobs and their fight with Portland Public Schools for the compensation and working conditions that they deserve. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 12, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Paris Commune: For today’s episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune. In this first of a series, he explores what the Commune stood for, how it differed from the earlier French Revolution, and how it inspired... Read more

Back to School

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks to Elizabeth Thiel, President of the Portland Association of Teachers, who led the union in their effort to create a safe and teachable reopening of the schools. They discuss what teachers, the community, and especially parents discovered in the long peri... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour March 29th 2021

Airs at: Mon, 03/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole and includes Against the Fascist Creep Bill Resnick talks to Alexander Reid Ross on how the radical right has grown over the recent past and what can be done to re-marginalize them.  Ross is the author of the book Agains... Read more

Pass the PRO Act to Win a Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
The Democratic Socialists of America national priority campaign is to push Congress to pass the PRO Act (Protecting the Right to Organize) to win a Green New Deal.  Two local DSA labor activists, Hollie Oaks-Miller and Ted Bryan detail this transformative labor law legislat... Read more

Amazon workers Organizing in Bessemer, Alabama

Airs at: Mon, 03/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Amazon workers Organizing in Bessemer, Alabama. Johanna Brenner interviews Adam Obernauer, Organizing Director for the Retail, Warehouse, and Department Store Union about the campaign to organize Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama.  A predominantly African Americ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour March 8th 2021

Airs at: Mon, 03/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this episode of The Old Mole which includes   Women and Climate Justice. Bill Resnick talks to Suzanna Kassouf, a leader and very active in Portland’s Sunrise Movement that has rapidly grown across the U.S. and world, attracting young people. In th... Read more

Philadelphia Teachers Fight Back

Airs at: Mon, 03/08/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with Philadelphia teachers Adam Sanchez and Nina Willbach about their district's push to re-open school buildings and how teachers there have responded. Read more

Jay Oh Bee - One Last Time

Airs at: Tue, 03/02/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Oregon Amazon workers eye unionization effort as allegations of labor law violations mount

Airs at: Fri, 02/26/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Oregon's Amazon warehouse workers are following the example of unionizing employees in Bessemer, Alabama. At a rally last Saturday in front of the Troutdale Amazon distribution center, protestors demanded the rehiring of Brian Denning, who was fired in December when he ... Read more