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Tuesday April 14 2009 community calendar

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
This is the community calendar for Tuesday April 14, 2009 A Portland/Multnomah Food Policy Council meeting,. a public citizen-advisory meeting about food system policy recommendations for the City of Portland and Multnomah County, will take place on Wednesday, April 15 ... Read more

How do we build an economy that's green AND fair?

From the White House to City Hall, everyone's talking about making the transition to a new green economy. But how do we make sure this new economy doesn't perpetuate the disparities of the old one? Can we make the shift without making things even worse for those already st... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 6, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 04/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program features three interviews: Migrant labor and housing; Obama's war in Afghanistan; and Argentina's 1990s crisis.  Also on the show: a review of Suzanne Sterne's novel The Ghost at the Table.  To hear the whole show, click on the a... Read more

Argentina's Economic Crisis

Airs at: Sun, 04/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with psychoanalyst and Latin American historian Nancy Hollander about the economic meltdown in Argentina in the 1990s, how workers responded by taking over workplaces, and what  we can learn from the response to that crisis.   NANCY CARO HOLLANDER Ph.D. is ... Read more

Migrant Housing, Migrant Labor

Airs at: Sun, 04/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Luz María Gordillo and apprentice Mole Megan Trevarthen talk with Patricia Arnold who has worked for many years with migrant farm workers about migrant workers’ housing and the future of migrant workers in Oregon. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 30, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 03/29/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Tom Becker, this show features a discussion of the politics of urban planning and its effect on the racial and ethnic geography of Portland.  We also hear a eulogy for the late labor song folklorist Archie Green; a critique of the press's treatment of the Rihanna... Read more

Archie Green's Big Red Song Book

Airs at: Sun, 03/29/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
      A folklorist specializing in labor songs, Archie Green died last  week.   The Old Mole's Tom Becker remembers him and his work, which includes the Big Red Song Book.  Photo: Archie Green, left, with Dock Walsh, 1962. Archie Green Collection (#20002), Southern Folklife... Read more

The History of Mexican - U.S. Relations

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2009 at 5:00pm
 Host Joe Uris discusses the history of the relationship between Mexico and the U.S. in celebration of the birthday of the late leader Cesar Chavez.  Joe will talk about the Mexican-American War, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the "Zoot Suit" riots of  1943, the Pachucos,... Read more

The Black Struggle in the Building Trades

Airs at: Sun, 03/22/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
An interview with Donna Hammond, a long time leader of the African American Caucus of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) local 48.  With host Jamie Partridge, Sister Hammond traces the struggle of Blacks in Portland to get in and stay in the building... Read more

Ben Cannon on the budget

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
   Kevin Card speaks with Oregon State Legislator Ben Cannon on the budget crisis   Read more