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Workplace Safety, the Marijuana Industry, and the Tragic Death of Lorna McMurrey

Airs at: Wed, 01/04/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: The Marijuana Industry and Workplace Safety. Host Doug McVay speaks with Mike Crawford, a Massachusetts journalist and host of the award-winning podcast THE YOUNG JURKS, about activism, the marijuana industry, and the death of Lorna McMurrey. F... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 9, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 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: Labor Under Siege: Laurie Mercier talks to Harvey Schwartz about his new book about the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), Labor Under Siege: An Oral History of Big Bo... Read more

Labor Under Siege

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks to Harvey Schwartz about his new book about the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), Labor Under Siege: An Oral History of Big Bob McEllrath and the ILWU’s Fight for Organized Labor in an Anti-union Era.  Schwartz  is curator of the Oral ... Read more

Full Interview | Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is full version of the interview with Dan Handelman and Philip Chachka, both of Portland Copwatch. A partial version of this interview aired on our December 27, 2022 show. This longer version includes more discussion of the current state of Portland's police oversi... Read more

UC Academics on Strike

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
UAW 2865 stewards, Cyn Huang and Keith Brower Brown, lay out the power and complexities of the five week strike of 48,000 academic workers at the ten University of California campuses.  This job action is the largest of any in the United States in 2022 and the largest ever ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 26, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 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: Anti-oppressive Holidays: Bill Resnick interviews Alexandra Holmstrom-Smith who wrote an excellent much needed article “Leftists Need Holidays Too. Let’s Imagine Anti-Oppressive Ones... Read more

Unions and Social Change

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A crucial set of questions toward the possibility of a very much better society revolve around the potential role of unions. Questions like can unions mobilize their members on issues that go beyond the workplace? How should we as workers relate to the constraints of labor ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 12, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this epsiode of the Old Mole about the meaning and de-meaning of routine work. In a re-broadcast from Against the Grain, Sasha Lilley interviews author Barbara Garson in a show that originally aired on April 27, 2022. We spend much of our lives at work ... Read more

Folk Espresso - Work

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2022 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Join host Jonathan Lay for songs of work and winter. It’s Folk Espresso - folk music to energize your morning. Artists in this episode include: Sam Bush; Solas; The Johnson Girls; William Pint & Felicia Dale; Silly Wizard; James Taylor; Nanci Griffith; Caswell Carnahan; Di... Read more

Policy For The People

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Policy For The People
  Our show examines how public policy choices designed to benefit the few got us into our current, inequitable reality. And it explores different public policy choices that can take us in a new direction, toward an Oregon where everyone — white, Black, and brown — enjoys e... Read more