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Covid, Polio, and Medical Populism

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond speaks with Patricia Kullberg about the ambiguous role of so-called medical populism as it has played out during the Covid epidemic and earlier during the mid-twentieth century polio epidemic in this country. Medical populism often rises up out of legitimate gr... Read more

Health Communism on an Inflamed Planet

Airs at: Mon, 05/01/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel discusses two recent books, Health Communism and Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice, which offer counterarguments to the abandonment of public health, calling for more expansive understandings of human well-being and its interconnection with a... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 10, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Hypocrisy of American Might: On the 20th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, and the 50-year commemoration of the pullout of the last American troops from Vietnam, the U... Read more

Rethinking 'Back to Normal' in the Pandemicine

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Organizers of events need to take COVID precautions into account and make clear their provisions for safer access, disability solidarity, and community health & safety. Frann Michel explains, and recommends the Guide to Practicing Inclusion in the Time of COVID from the ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 6, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Zionist Israel: Israel, which Human Rights Watch and many others have designated as an “Apartheid state”, has "elected" (only one in five Palestinian adults allowed to vote) a religiou... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 23, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Border Patrol: Nearly every year since the 1990s the U.S. Congress has increased the appropriation for the Border Patrol and the whole apparatus of border protection. Yet every ... Read more

The Near Suicide of Public Health

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
When the covid pandemic broke out in 2020 the public health system in the US was at a low point: underfunded, fragmented, and politically weak, kicked to the curb by its overbearing cousin, clinical medicine. It was not always so, notes Ed Yong in a commentary from October ... Read more

Looking Back and Ahead with Eric de Place

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For the last few years, we seem to look back at the past year and say, next year has to be better. But it never is. Or maybe we are focusing too much on the negative – and there certainly is a lot of that to consider – rather than appreciating some of the significant victor... Read more

The Second Pandemic- Domestic violence in America

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Let's Talk about Race
  On this segment of LTAR :The Second Pandemic- Domestic violence in America Hosted by Professional Johnson We are joined by a special guest, Mary Li, Director of the Multnomah Idea Lab-a think tank in Portland, OR. Nia Gray, our faith Reporter is on Assignment. Domestic... Read more

Third Eye Books

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
COVID-19 ravaged many small businesses, but Third Eye Books, opened in 2019, weathered the storm.  Hannah discusses the current business climate and how it affects his and other small bookstores.   He discusses the services this Southeast Portland literary center offers.  I... Read more