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Old Mole Variety Hour for November 13, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2023 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: Crypto and Fraud: After the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX last November, federal prosecutors charged the company's founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, with fraud and what ... Read more

The Man who Marches to War

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Patricia Kullberg reviews the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, March, by Geraldine Brooks. In a searing Civil War story of a man of conviction who marches off to war, Brooks explores in horrific and haunting detail the consequences of acting, or failing to act on one... 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 Other 9/11

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On our September 11 program, we examined the 1973 coup in Chile that overthrew a democratically elected socialist government. Old Mole Luisa Martinez was in Chile for the 50-year commemoration. She talks with Norm Diamond about what it was like to participate in the events ... Read more

The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living With Less

Airs at: Thu, 11/02/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     When Platt set out on her journey to live with less, she never intended to become "The Afrominimalist". She just wanted to tame the chaos in her closet! But after struggling with the austerity and whiteness of mainstream minimalism, Christine realized why minimalism of... Read more

Harrod Blank

Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Harrod Blank is a hero of underground culture, taking the prankster spirit to the world of documentary film.  His mother was the erotic ceramicist Gail Perrin Blank and his father was legendary director Les Blank, known for his filmic studies of ethnomusicology.  Harrod ... Read more

Miracle Relationships

Airs at: Sun, 10/29/2023 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
John Campbell is the author of a new book, Miracle Relationships: A Path to Freedom and Joy. This book examines the reasons why we choose the partners we choose. It also explores the healing opportunities that exist in every relationship.  Born in India in 1946, he had no ... Read more

"Tribal Histories of the Willamette Valley'" with the author, David G. Lewis

Airs at: Wed, 10/25/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  The Willamette Valley is rich with history—its riverbanks, forests, and mountains home to the tribes of Kalapuya, Chinook, Molalla, and more for thousands of years. This history has been largely unrecorded, incomplete, poorly researched, or partially told. In these stori... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for 10/23/23

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2023 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: Re-criminalizing is not the Answer: In November 2020, Oregon voters overwhelmingly passed measure 110. The law decriminalizes possession of small amounts of some controlled subs... Read more

Matewan

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Labor actions are exploding across the county and workers are winning historic concessions. To recognize the ongoing struggles we look back at one historic battle of mineworkers in West Virginia who managed to forge alliances across race and nationalities. Movie Moles Joe C... Read more