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Extinction Rebellion Rally

Airs at: Mon, 07/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Voices from the June 21 Extinction Rebellion/Sunrise Movement rally in downtown Portland that culminated with activists blocking the street in front of Portland City Hall for several hours. Among the activists' demands was a call for Mayor Wheeler to declare a climate emerg... Read more

The Changing Social Position of Students Today

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick reads from "Rise of the Student Worker" in Red Pepper, exploring the changing social/political position of student. Through the mid 20th century they were relatively privileged, mostly from the top 30% and highly subsidized by cheap tuition, housing, and food -... Read more

Oregon Legislative Wrap-Up

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Oregon State Legislature adjourned Sine Die on Sunday, June 30, ending the 2019 regular legislative session. A number of bills to reform Oregon's criminal justice were passed this year including a major juvenile justice reform package. This week on Prison Pipeline we di... Read more

Radiozine on 06/26/19

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Host Jenna Yokoyama talks to Prof. Karina Moreno about the inhumane treatment of migrant children at detention centers. Prof Moreno is an associate professor at Hunter College's Department of Urban Studies at the City Universty of New York.She is a native of Monterrey, N... Read more

Michael Kupperman: All the Answers

Airs at: Thu, 06/27/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
In this episode, we talk with Michael Kupperman, author of the book All the Answers from Simon & Schuster’s Gallery 13. All the Answers is a graphic memoir of Michael’s father, Joel Kupperman, who became famous during World War II as the youngest member of the Quiz Kids rad... Read more

Education In and Outside of Prison

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 1:00am - 2:00am
  Suzanne LaGrande interviews Chris Wilson, author of The Master Plan, an inspiring memoir of a man sentenced to life in prison, who decided to create a new future for himself.   Growing up in a tough Washington, D.C., neighborhood, Chris Wilson was so afraid for his life ... Read more

A Look at Alternative Education

Airs at: Sun, 06/30/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Suzanne LaGrande interviews Jerry Mintz, a leading voice in the alternative school movement for over 30 years and founder of the Alternative Resource Education Organization (AERO). He talks about the philosophy of alternative schools in AERO and some of the similarities and... Read more

Vocational Education: The Other Four Year Degree

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:45am
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more

Climate Change Rally

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers brings audio highlights from the June 4 rally in Pioneer Courthouse Square in support of the Children's Trust climate justice lawsuit Juliana v. United States. The landmark case being argued in front of the Federal Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 17, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier and Natasha co-host this episode of the Old Mole, and we hear these segments: Bill Resnick speaks to Data Engineer Michael Hanna, volunteer Campaign Manager for the Municipal Broadband PDX Campaign about municipal broadband. Laurie Mercier interviews Ku... Read more