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Noam Chomsky - Chronicles of Dissent

Airs at: Tue, 08/16/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  In his Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Dr. King memorably said: "We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly". Our present precarious circumstances make Dr. Kings words ab... Read more

Veterans against war and climate catastrophe

Airs at: Wed, 08/17/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  As more voices speak out against the military's outsized role in destabilizing our earth's climate, Veterans for Peace members stepped up with an action two weeks ago protesting just that. Today's guests will be talking about that action and their activism against war an... Read more

United States: Still the "greatest purveyor of violence in the world"?

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine has once again, as during the Cold War, drawn the geopolitical battle lines, forcing countries to choose sides. And once again the United States has positioned itself as the champion of democracy and the foe of evil in the world. But o... Read more

Verizon Express Workers Organize

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hannah Borstel, a Verizon Express retail worker in NW Portland, explains why she and her co-workers are organizing a union with the Communications Workers of America.  Part of a national wave of retail organizing, these workers face similar conditions and are inspired by ea... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 25, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 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: Inflation and its Cures: Inflation is rising. What’s the cause? What should be done? The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, exactly the wrong cure for this inflation. Bill Res... Read more

Inflation and its Cures

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Inflation is rising. What’s the cause? What should be done? The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, exactly the wrong cure for this inflation. Bill Resnick talks to Gerald Epstein, a left economist and professor of economics at University of Massachusetts-Amherst, wh... Read more

Europe's Deadly Heat Wave and the DNA of Colonialism

Airs at: Thu, 07/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
As Europe faces forest fires and record-breaking temperatures, the consequences of climate change must be seen as the direct consequence of the consumption-oriented DNA of colonialism's "progress."     Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour July 18th 2022

Airs at: Mon, 07/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole This week on the Old Mole we launch the first re-broadcast of alternative radio from Against the Grain hosted by Sasha Lilley and C.S Soong on KPFA Pacifica Radio in Berkley, California. ATG is a program of ideas, in-depth... Read more

Does Portland Need More Industrial Land?

Airs at: Mon, 07/11/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland and other Oregon municipalities are required to inventory their employment land periodically as part of the comprehensive planning process.  For decades the city has decided during each inventory process that it needs more industrial land. In the past, Portland ann... Read more

Class Struggle Unionism at Labor Notes

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This is a panel discussion of Joe Burn's new book Class Struggle Unionism at the 2022 Labor Notes Conference in Chicago. In his new book, Joe Burns argues that a Class Struggle Unionism approach is essential if we are to build the power for radical transformation. Hear wor... Read more