Alternative economics

Joe has SEVEN Topics on the table today. It's Topic Roulette on Talk Radio.

program date: 
Tue, 09/07/2010

 Hosted by Joe Uris.  (Abe Proctor is MIA today, but should be back next week.)

Joe brought in SEVEN Topics for Discussion today, as follows:

 

55:46 minutes (25.53 MB)

September 6 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 09/06/2010

 

Joe Clement hosts this Labor Day show and features labor songs from the past and present.   Also on the program, a discussion of the European response to environmental and economic crisis, the military targeting of Latino youth through the "Dream Act," and the opportunity offered by the economic crisis to challenge the shaping our our souls by capitalism.  

56:18 minutes (32.22 MB)

Saving Our Souls From Capitalism in a Time of Crisis

program date: 
Mon, 09/06/2010

 Is the ongoing crisis in the economy offering us an opportunity to reverse the capitalist reconstruction of our souls?

7:49 minutes (4.48 MB)

How Europe Does It Better

program date: 
Mon, 09/06/2010

 Steven Hill, in a conversation with Bill Resnick, demolishes the myth of Europe as sclerotic and failing; it is a dynamic society responding better than the US to global warming and challenging economic times.

23:41 minutes (13.56 MB)

Labor Day Special

program: 
Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Mon, 09/06/2010

Toby Green from the Laborers Union was the Prison Pipeline guest for our Labor Day program. Ruth and Toby discussed the prison work programs and the union jobs that some programs replace. We asked the question, “Is the Oregon prison work program “slave labor?”

28:26 minutes (26.04 MB)

It Takes A Village on 09/03/10

Program: 
It Takes A Village
Air date: 
Fri, 09/03/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Economic empowerment in North and Northeast Portland

Host Shaheed Haamid speaks with Roy Jay, President of the African-American Chamber of Commerce,  about economic empowerment in North and Northeast Portland.

 

PressWatch: destroying corporate mind control

          The local bus service is, like many municipal services across the US, facing loss of revenue.  It's interesting to me to see how the shortfall is handled—so far, service is being reduced at the same time that prices are raised.  The bus service is an essential element of the economy, so one might think that if there was a Federal effort to 'prime the pump,' buses would be one of the first things to receive Federal aid.  But we do not live in an era of such rationality, and instead, trillions of dollars have been created to shore up the banking industry.  They're doing g

Abe and Joe examine the billionaire backers of the Tea Party movement.

program date: 
Tue, 08/31/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 

The Teabaggers -- noisy, bigoted and ignorant, but basically harmless, right? And if we're lucky, they'll hijack the Republican Party and nominate a bunch of un-electable loons. The best thing the Teabaggers can do is to keep making asses of themselves in public.

55:49 minutes (25.56 MB)
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