Movement for Racial Justice

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 21, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 06/21/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Norm Diamond hosts today program which includes the following segments: Radical Re-envisioning of Life on a Hot Planet: Bill Resnick interviews Richard A. Smith, a historian of modern China, and also an environmentalist activist who co-founded the organization System Cha... Read more

Race-norming

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Our well-read red, Patricia Kullberg, shares a piece by Dave Zirin on the National Football League’s race-norming of cognitive testing, which has meant that Black players must be more cognitively impaired than their white counterparts to qualify for the same compensation fo... Read more

Times Like Now

Airs at: Tue, 06/15/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Renee Roman Nose is a native of the Cheyenne and Arapaho People. She is an Anthropologist, an international speaker, a poet, an actress, comedian and more. Her book of poetry, Sweet Grass Talking was nominated Oregon's Book of The Year in 2017. She's now working on a new bo... Read more

Inside Washington Co: Racism (part 2)

Airs at: Wed, 06/09/2021 at 9:00am - 9:30am
This week, we offer part two of our discussion on racism in Washington County, with community activist Hector Hinojosa and an expert panel. In part two, we focus on the pandemic uncovering racist inequities, issues of social justice, activism, and consider what lies ahead. ... Read more

Climate Action Movements

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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    Climate Action Movements. Bill Resnick talks to an old Portland friend, Patrick Mazza, once editor of the dear departed Portland Alliance, has been front line fighter in the Climate Action movements from the beginning, with two notable arrests in mass direct action, o... Read more

Psychedelic-enhanced Therapy

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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    In November, Oregon became the first state to legalize the use of psilocybin, the main active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” for mental health treatment in supervised settings. The field of psychedelic-enhanced therapy has gained particular momentum as a promising a... Read more

The College for All Act

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  The College for All Act would make tuition free for students with household income under $125,000. It’s reportedly “the most substantial federal investment in higher education in the modern history of the United States,” with “transformative potential… on par with Presid... Read more

Inside Washington County: Racism (Part 1)

Airs at: Wed, 06/02/2021 at 9:00am - 9:30am
This week, we take a second look at racism (See December 2020) along with community activist Hector Hinojosa and an expert panel. In this two part program we discuss what progress has been made in the battle for equity over the past dynamic year, and consider what lies ahea... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour May 31st 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Densie Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Biden American Jobs Plan. Bill Resnick interviews John Cavanagh, director of the large and influential Institute for Policy Studies for 20 years. A Washington insider, Cavanagh wrote 12 important books and... Read more

George Floyd: A Year Later

Airs at: Thu, 05/27/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On May 25, 2020, George Floyd took his last labored breaths, while Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck. What happened that night reverberated around the world. One year later, we reflect on how George Floyd’s death galvanized a racial justice movem... Read more