Labor

Serin Bussell Interview

Produced for Between Us
Serin Bussell is a Democrat running for the Oregon House seat in District 33.  She talked with Don Merrill about her intolerance of intolerance, how she as a prograssive white woman finds dealing with fake woke progressives as being one of her biggest challenges and how she... Read more

Black Labor in the Making of America

Airs at: Mon, 02/03/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks to Joe Trotter about his important new book, Workers on Arrival: Black Labor in the Making of America.  Joe William Trotter, Jr., is Professor of History and Social Justice and Founder and Director of the Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the... Read more

Strike Victory at Clark College

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Suzanne Southerland, president of the Clark College Association for Higher Education, led a year long battle which included a three day strike this month.  The 10% raises and pay equity for part-time professors were substantial gains for this precarious workforce.  Southerl... Read more

Hindsight 2020

What is Hindsight 2020? On January 21, KBOO will be devoting a day to debriefing the last three years. So much has happened, and going into the 2020 election season, we think it’s important to catch up. Under President Trump we have been inundated with scandals and informa... Read more

Food System Worker Solutions: Medical Debt, Childcare, & Unions

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
Today’s show is all about food system workers finding solutions to make their lives and jobs better. We’ll talk with Joshua Cole of Family Meal PDX and their work to raise funds for restaurant & ag workers during medical debt crisis. James Cox of the Restaurant Opportunitie... Read more

Green Jobs

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the second part of a two-part interview, Bill Resnick speaks with Sam Gindin, who has spent nearly 50 years working to build radical unions. He is the former Research Director of the Canadian Autoworkers Union and Packer Visiting Chair in Social Justice at York Universit... Read more

Author and teacher Eric Blanc talks Red for Ed and Bernie Sanders

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with the author of Red State Revolt, former teacher Eric Blanc, about the Red for Ed movement and the Bernie Sanders campaign. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 13, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts the Old Mole today and we hear: Green Jobs: Bill Resnick interviews Sam Gindin, who for fifty years has worked to build radical unions. Politics and Secularism: Readings on atheism, morality and politics. Reproductive Rights: Jan Haaken interviews Andra Ca... Read more

Autoworkers and Climate Change

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Sam Gindin about the United Auto Workers and GM in Canada, and raising expectations around not just bread-and-butter issues but retooling the auto industry to combat climate change. Sam Gindin is the former Research Director of the Canadian Autoworke... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Autoworkers and Climate Change: Bill Resnick talks with Sam Gindin about the United Auto Workers and GM in Canada, and raising expectations around not just bread-and-butter issues but retooling the auto industry to combat climate... Read more