Housing/Homelessness

Local responses to the housing crisis

Airs at: Thu, 02/26/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Positively Revolting
Marianne Barisonek guest hosts. The topic is local responses to the housing crisis. Her guest is local activist DeEtte Walleed. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 23, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 02/22/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts this program about human costs and human needs in these tough economic times.  How can essential public services be funded in Oregon?  How can immigrant workers be protected from draconian laws enforced by states like Arizona?  And how can home foreclosures... Read more

Stopping Foreclosures in Oregon

Airs at: Sun, 02/22/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
How can we organize against foreclosures in Oregon?   What can you do if your in danger of losing your home because of an unpayable mortgage?  Amy Olin of ACORN talks with Bill Resnick about what is to be done.  Read more

Breaking Down Poverty's Barriers: An Interview with Dr. Donna Beegle

Poverty is more than a lack of resources. It creates barriers that isolate the poor from the rest of the community and from opportunities to break free from its grip. That isolation also extends to having a voice in research and program development for breakding down povert... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 5, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 01/04/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts the first Old Mole show of 2009.  Topics include The Housing Crisis and how to solve it The War in Gaza Two movies: Slumdog Millionaire and  Wendy and Lucy A new kind of capitalism ahead? Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow at th... Read more

Solving the Housing Crisis

Airs at: Sun, 01/04/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Foreclosures.  Unemployment.  Poverty.  At least  a third of the nation ill-housed or un-housed.  What to do?  Chester Hartman has written widely on housing issues, and he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  Hartman, an urban planner and author, is Director of Research... Read more

Index of leading asshattery indicators

 I love Harper's Index. For those of you not familiar with it, Harper's Index appears near the front of every edition of Harper's magazine. It presents a sort of snapshot of current affairs by way of assembling a bunch of seemingly obscure, but ultimately telling, statistic... Read more

Doreen Binder, Executive Director of Transition Projects

Airs at: Sun, 12/14/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Cecil and Celeste lead a discussion of the increased need for food and shelter for low-income and others affected by the current recession. Their guest is Doreen Binder, Executive Director of Transition Projects. Read more

Shared Housing

Airs at: Sun, 12/07/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
As the economy continues to sink into a possible depression, more people are turning to alternative methods to squeeze by. One such method is shared housing. KBOO’s Rebecca Nay spoke with Barbara Stone from The Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s Shared Housing program.     Read more