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Portland Teachers on Strike

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Elementary and Middle School  teachers, Ron Morgan and Emily Golden-Fields, present an up close and personal view and analysis of the historic Portland Association of Teachers strike, now in its fourth week, shaking up the city. Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: PPS On Strike! Special

Airs at: Wed, 11/22/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
This month the Portland Public Schools are closed while teachers strike for better working and learning conditions, so we'll hear from two Portland Association of Teachers organizers and a student labor leader. Tiffany Koyama Lane - Sunnyside Environmental School Jorge Sanc... Read more

How Portland Metro Chamber and Business Lobbyists Undermine Education Funding

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In November, Portland teachers went on strike for the first time ever to demand better resources for schools. The local business lobby was quick to chastise the teachers for withholding their labor — but what role do groups like Portland Metro Chamber play in underfundin... Read more

Eclectic Pandemic: Interview and music with Jeremy of Heart Core Healing LLC

Airs at: Sun, 01/28/2024 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Hi! I'm Jeremy but feel free to call me Jermz. I'm a person in long-term recovery from substances and mental health challenges., and I wouldn't have it any other way. Here's a little about how I got to  Heart Core Healing:   For the past 5+ years I've been a professional... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 6, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 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: Water Wars: Water wastage, access to water, and water packaging are key issues in world-wide struggles around equity and climate change. Laurie Mercier interviews Daniel Jaffee, prof... Read more

The Great Offshore Grounds

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Local author Vanessa Veselka has written a wonderful novel, The Great Offshore Grounds, full of insights into class and gender, and beautifully written. Patricia Kullberg presents excerpts from the novel as Norm Diamond reviews it. Read more

Auto Workers On Strike in Beaverton

Airs at: Mon, 10/30/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Just prior to the October 28th settlement, Stellantis auto parts warehouse workers, Frank Vanek and Grant Wagner, speak to Labor Radio host Jamie Partridge, on the Beaverton picket line, six weeks into the national United Auto Workers strike against the Big 3 (GM, Ford, Ste... Read more

Assaults on Public Education, Part Two

Airs at: Mon, 10/30/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks to Jennifer Berkshire, a teacher of journalism, her specialty education and the right’s continuing attack on public education, to replace it with private voucher schools teaching the right’s ideas on patriotism, sexual morality, and the obligations of ... Read more

Class Struggle Unionism (repeat)

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Joe Burns, long time labor organizer and educator, author of three books: "Reviving the Strike", "Strike Back" and  "Class Struggle Unionism", talks with co-hosts Laura Wadlin and Jamie Partridge about his new book which describes three types of unionism in today's labor mo... Read more

A 'Kinder, Gentler' Drug War And Other Lies: #Reform2023 Highlights Part One

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this week's edition of Prison Pipeline: A 'Kinder, Gentler' Drug War And Other Lies: #Reform2023 Highlights Part One. The Drug Policy Alliance held its 2023 biennial international Reform conference over the weekend of Oct. 19-22. Over a thousand activists, advocates, or... Read more