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Prisoners’ Rights

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken interviews Jacob Reisberg, ACLU attorney, on safety and health conditions in US jails. Reisberg spearheaded a federal lawsuit last year against the Orange County sheriff to force him and the county to reduce the jail's population to better implement social distan... Read more

Voices of Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Hard Knock Radio
  We play an array of speeches from iconic figures, Immortal Technique, Fannie Lou Hammer, Sister Souljah and Reverend Jeremiah Wright.  11-11-2022   ---- Also, an episode of World Ocean Radio: A Minister for the Ocean -- How do we govern the ocean? This week on World... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 15, 2022

Airs at: Tue, 11/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Alternative Institutions in Venezuela: Old Mole Luisa Martinez interviews Sofia Isabel González Ortiz, about a commune that includes a bakery, farm and communal space. Their conversa... Read more

Alternative Institutions in Venezuela

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Mole Luisa Martinez interviews Sofia Isabel González Ortiz, about a commune that includes a bakery, farm and communal space. Their conversation ranges from the personal – Sofia’s own role in the commune and her own political growth – to the national and international: h... Read more

Friends of Trees

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland prides itself on being a tree city but in fact in recent years Portland's tree canopy has actually shrunk. Friends of Trees, a nonprofit organization that addresses inequities in the urban canopy by planting trees with community involvement, has been working for ye... Read more

Your Body Is Partly Plastic. So Is Everything Else.

Airs at: Wed, 11/09/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radio Ecoshock
  Wired science journalist Matt Simon on his new book A Poison Like No Other: How Microplastics Corrupted Our Planet and Our Bodies. Julian Cribb, author and science hunter: the 10 game-ending threats to humanity.    11-03-2022     Read more

Health Care Standards for Oregon Jails

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Bridget Budbill, Senior Operations and Policy Analyst with the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission. HB3229, passed by the Oregon legislature in 2021, directed the CJC to convene an advisory council to develop recommendations for minimum standards... Read more

The life and legacy of Portland activist Yvonne Simmons

Airs at: Mon, 10/31/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Mole Desiree Hellegers and Dan Handelman of Portland Peace and Justice Works/Copwatch reflect on the remarkable life and legacy of Portland activist Yvonne Simmons, a teenage runaway and London street kid, who became a folksinger and international peace activist with the Wo... Read more

Civil Suits against Big Oil

Airs at: Mon, 10/31/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left & the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker provide an update on civil suits against Big Oil and report on a Congressional hearing in September targeting the fossil fuel industry and its history of deception around climate change. They talk about what is s... Read more

Emerging left programs for fighting climate change

Airs at: Mon, 10/31/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews with Jeremy Brecher in part 3 of a 3 part series on the climate crisis. As climate change denial dies, corporate and left programs are emerging with radically different ways for saving humanity from still accelerating global slow roasting. On Monday’... Read more