The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 27, 2019

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Mon, 05/27/2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
News, Views and Interviews from a Socialist, Feminist Perspective

 

Densie Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes

  • Fake News: the PERS Crisis: Bill Resnick interviews Mark Brenner on the manufactured PERS crisis and the larger real crisis of pensions, with most Americans having little more than Social Security when they retire. 
  • The Lowland: a Novel: Book Mole Larry Bowldon reviews Jhumpa Lahiri’s newest novel, The Lowland.
  • Police Violence in Vancouver: Desiree Hellegers interviews Ophelia Noble, founder and Executive Director of the Vancouver-based Noble foundation, and an organizer with Southwest Washington Communities United for Change, about the Vancouver Police Department's escalating use of lethal force against people of color over the last few months. 
  • Howard Zinn on Memorial Day: Denise Morris reads Howard Zinn’s reflection on Memorial Day during the Bush/Cheney era.

 

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