Old Mole Variety Hour July 9th 2018

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Mon, 07/09/2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
News views and interviews from a Socialist, Feminist perspective

 

Denise Morris hosts this episode of The Old Mole which includes

 

  • Bill Resnick Interviews organizer Joanna Misnick on electoral politics and what is to be done.
  • In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled against the state of California in NIFLA v. Becerra, a case pitting crisis pregnancy centers run by anti-abortion activists against a California law requiring medical license disclosures and information on where to obtain free abortions in the state. Frann Michel looks at this decision as “It reflects longstanding organizing by the patriarchal religious right, and it is also racist and a gift to capital power.”
  • From the June 2018 Portland Democratic Socialists of America Socialism Day School, Katie Behrendt talks about Climate Change, System Change and the need for a planned Economy. Katie Behrendt is a member of Portland Rising Tide and has been involved in the fight against expanding fossil fuel infrastructure for the past 4 years.
  • Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Elisabeth Cohen’s, The Glitch, A quirky, insightful novel about high-powered women and the future role of artificial intelligence devices.  
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