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Economic Crisis in Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 10/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
How is  the  current economic crisis showing up here in Oregon?  Bill Resnick talks with Michael Leachman of the Oregon Center for Public Policy about rising unemployment, tax policies, and more here in the state.  For more of Leachman's work, go here. Read more

Towards a Sweat Free Portland

Airs at: Sun, 10/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Portland City Council voted 4-0  on Wednesday to approve rules banning city from purchasing goods made with sweated labor by the city.   Elizabeth Swaggart of SweatFree Northwest talks with Bill Resnick about their campaign.  Read more

How to Fix the Economy, Really

Airs at: Sun, 10/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Chuck Collins from the Institute for Policy Studies about a real recovery plan that would revive the enconomy, support working people, and lead to new and green forms of production.  Collins is the author of Robin Hood  Was Right. Read more

Labor Day Special: Portland Restaurant Workers' Association

Airs at: Sun, 08/31/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Misty Cumbie, Portland Restaurant Workers’ Association Read more

Layoffs of California public employees, Oregon anti-worker ballot measures, labor’s stake in global warming

Airs at: Sun, 08/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Adrienne Suffin, SEIU Local 1000 Scott Moore, Defend Oregon Barbara Byrd, Secretary-Treasurer, Oregon AFL-CIO Read more

Portland day labor center and WPA labor theater

Airs at: Sun, 07/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Romeo Sosa, Executive Director, VOZ Workers’ Rights Education ProjectSusan Quinn, Author of Furious Improvisation: How the WPA and a cast of thousands made high art out of desperate times Read more

Street Roots vendors in the labor movement

Airs at: Sun, 09/07/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
David, Tony Hulk, & Roger Moore, Street Roots vendorsIsrael Bayer, Director, Street Roots Read more

Economic policy and working people: Financial crisis and free trade agreements

Airs at: Sun, 10/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Arthur Stamoulis, Director, Oregon Fair Trade CampaignBarbara Dudley, Professor of Political Science, Portland State University Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 6, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 10/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This program is all about the global economy and how to fix it.  The Movie Moles discuss Battle in Seattle, and Bill Resnick talks with two activists  with The Apollo Alliance  about how to put the economy on a green footing.  Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow ab... Read more

Apollo in Portland

Airs at: Sun, 10/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Barbara Byrd represents  the Apollo Alliance in Oregon, and is with the Labor Educations and Research Center at the University of ORegon.  She  talks with Bill Resnick about the work of the Apollo Alliance here.  Read more