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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

Search of Disabled Residential Units Raise Questions

Airs at: Wed, 09/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Following up on a news story he filed 8/14/08 about the Redwoods--a Jubilee residential community that provides housing for disabled, low income and previously homeless individuals whose residents believe they are being targeted for police harassment in order to force them ... Read more

Transitioning Our Shelters: Making Shelters Safe For Transgender People

Airs at: Mon, 09/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Gender Blender
Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with Lisa Mottet from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (thetaskforce.org).  The interview was supposed to air on Tuesday, the 9/16th edition of Gender Blender, the new KBOO show on gender issues.  The topic addressed is gender and homel... Read more

Abe And Joe Talk Radio - Sept 16

Airs at: Mon, 09/15/2008 at 5:00pm
 Host Joe Uris hosts today's show, with a wild and wooly topic list.1) Colwood Golf Course near the airport is up for sale.  Some people want to put an industrial park there, but the surrounding neighborhoods want open space and badly needed parks.  Read the actual Land Use... Read more

Making a Sustainable City, Part 2

Airs at: Sun, 08/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Continuing  their discussion of sustainable cities, aired last week, Bill Resnick and  urban environmentalist Mike Houck consider  social equity.  A city cannot be sustainable without insuring that all its residents have good jobs and decent income.   They also discuss how... Read more

Hole in the Bucket, July 30th 2008, Part 2

Airs at: Mon, 08/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Hole in the Bucket