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Little Rock Educators Jessica Lusk and Erica Ivy

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we speak with educators Jessica Lusk and Erica Ivy about what's been happening in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Like schools all over much of the country, Little Rock, even with its history of attempts to desegregate its schools, continues to struggle with racial inequ... Read more

February 5, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/05/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On our inaugural show: --we try to explain the title for the first time of many --The Portland Police Association (PPA) raids AFSCME for workers at the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC) --We take a look at the PPA's legal and lobbying team --Sgt. Gregg... Read more

Postal pilot project hurts workers and residents alike

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Mail routes have been increasingly inconsistent in the Kenton neighborhood of Portland recently, and a new pilot project is to blame. On Saturday, residents of the 97217 zip code rallied outside the Kenton Post office to protest the haphazard mail delivery. The pilot pr... Read more

Free Fare for TriMet - Drivers and Riders Unite !

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
"Up with Riders !" is a campaign to stop fare hikes and win expansion of fareless, decriminalized public transportation.  Hear OPAL environmental justice organizer, Gabriela Saldana-Lopez, and former ATU 757 (TriMet drivers) representative, Andrew Riley, discuss the possibi... Read more

Interview with Steve Ignorant of Crass

Airs at: Thu, 11/21/2019 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Popular Education
As part of Popular Education though music program host, Tammy Overture interviews co founder of the anarcho punk band CRASS!! Crass were an English art collective and punk rock band formed in 1977 who promoted anarchism as a political ideology, a way of life and a resistanc... Read more

Joe Hill

Airs at: Mon, 11/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
November 19th Marks the 104 year Anniversary of the death of Joe Hill, Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World. We honor Joe Hill this morning with a Phil Ochs tribute recorded live in Montreal 1966. Photo of Joe Hill ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 18th, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Bolivia Uprising: Dan Jaffee interviews Dr. Gisela Rodriguez, a Bolivian sociologist living in Portland, about the roots of the conflict in Bolivia, the record of Evo Morales and his MAS party, and what h... Read more

From Beef Cattle Rancher to Animals Rights Activist and Rancher Advocate: Renee King-Sonnen

Airs at: Fri, 11/22/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  Today, we have an inspiring tale to share with you as Noah Bristol speaks with Renee King-Sonnen. Renee and her husband Tommy are former beef cattle ranchers, who underwent a moral awakening as first Renee and then her husband began to realize that they could not continu... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 4, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement hosts and we hear: Bill Resnick continues his conversation with Marty Hart Lansberg about the New Deal and the Green New Deal Desiree Hellegers speaks with Cowlitz tribal Chair Bill Iyall about the status of the fights against the proposed Crystal Geyser w... Read more

Burgerville Workers on Strike and Grocery Workers Settle

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Fast food and grocery workers have been engaged in intense organizing and bargaining lately.  Burgerville Workers Union launched a four-store strike last Wednesday trying to force the company to substantially raise wages.  Grocery Workers, represented by the United Food and... Read more