Youth

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

Teaching is Not Elementary

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In Part 2 of a 2 part discussion on public education, Bill Resnick talks with teacher Rachel Hanes about the pedagogy of the three second grade classes at her middle school while still managing to sufficiently satisfy the various corporate education requirements. In Part... Read more

Keys, Beats, Bars - Music for Incarcerated Youth

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Talilo Marfil and other musicians and youth advocates who work with the Keys, Beats, Bars program.  Keys, Beats, Bars is a holistic audio/visual arts integrated project providing culturally responsive programming for incarcerated and underserved y... Read more

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Police Raid Punk House Party in 2001

Airs at: Tue, 06/04/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  FROM THE FILES OF CIRCLE-A RADIO!! Totality of Circumstances is off this week. Instead, we have a special treat, recently digitized from the KBOO Archives: an hour-long episode of CIRCLE-A RADIO from 2001 featuring the story of a police raid on a punk show after-party a... Read more

Left & the Law: Suing the Government for Climate Change

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Our Left and the Law team, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker, give us an update on the Juliana vs United States government case--the civil lawsuit filed by 17 young people in Oregon against the US government. The case argues that government inaction on the climate crisis is depr... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 3, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Tom Becker, this edition of the Old Mole includes these pieces: Second grade teacher Rachel Hanes talks about the dillemas facing public school teachers A conversation about how to carry out political education  An article "As the World Burns: Hurtling Towards ... Read more