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Anti-racist Organizing in Vanport

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patrica Kullberg reads exceprts from an essay she wrote for the 70th anniversary of the 1948 flood that wiped out the local World War II era local housing project known as Vanport. In the essay, she discusses the anti-racist organing by Vanporters that led to a new era of C... Read more

The Color of Law

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
For their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss The Color of Law, a book published in 2017 by Richard Rothstein. The author explains how white supremacy and structural racism have been reproduced by laws around real estate and the intergenerational ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 7, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 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: In Memoriam: Bill Resnick talks to Jane Slaughter, long time editor of the monthly publication Labor Notes, about the life and work of Mike Parker, who died this past January. Parker w... Read more

Build a Movement 2021 Testimonies Continued

Airs at: Fri, 01/07/2022 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Allen Hines, Housing Access Director of Community Vision and Nico Serra, Advocate and Educator facilitated Build A Movement (BAM) 2021, an annual event founded by John Griffiths.  In this final session, participants shared their testimonies about housing, healthcare and ser... Read more

The Gap: Private Businesses filling in Government Gaps

Airs at: Fri, 12/03/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss two interesting articles that came out this week, with a common theme: private businesses filling in where local government has gaps. First we discuss Willamette Week's Ridwell article. (Find our talk with Ridwell's GM... Read more

Homeless, Not Hopeless

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sarah Chivers talks with Karen Morrison, founder and director of Odyssey World International Education Services, a Black-led non-profit that has built a network of community partnerships to support refugee and immigrant families. They discuss the ways that homeless and BIPO... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 6, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 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: Ecological Equity: Most U.S. North Americans support climate action but manage to repress the knowledge that saving a habitable planet from climate roasting will require international coo... Read more

Measure 110: Disrupting the Criminal Legal System

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline, a conversation with Ron Williams, Outreach Director for the Health Justice Recovery Alliance, about Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act; plus we speak with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist for the Prison Pol... Read more

Iron Tribe Network

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Iron Tribe emerged from the vision of two men as they served time in Oregon prison.  Upon release from prison they fulfilled their commitment to develop an innovative and effective transitional housing solution for others re-entering their communities after involvement with... Read more

Labor Radio on 10/18/21 - Eviction Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hosts Michael Cathcart and Elliott Gilliland take a look back at the end of the federal government's eviction moratorium, and what Congress and local governments have done since to help keep working and unemployed Americans in their homes. They also share information about ... Read more