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The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 15th, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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    Densie Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes these segments:  Bill Resnick speaks with Patricia Kullberg MD MPH about how premature disease, disability and death affects people of color, low income and immigrant communities in Portland, how the ... Read more

Health and Clean Energy

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Bill Resnick speaks with Patricia Kullberg MD MPH about how premature disease, disability and death affects people of color, low income and immigrant communities in Portland, how the health gap between those who live in privilege and those who don’t is driven by social c... Read more

Sport, Protest, and Corporate Interest

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Thabiti Lewis queries what the national anthem debate tells us about America and democracy and raises questions regarding the sincerity of the recent ad campaign supporting Colin Kaepernick and how powerful forces in our society work to neutralize activist voices and pro... Read more

Accessibility at OccupyICEPDX Part 2

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  In the second of a two part-interview, Desiree Hellegers interviews deaf activist Philip J. Wolfe about the ground-breaking work of providing nearly continuous access to deaf and hard of hearing activists at OccupyICEPDX, and about the struggles that deaf and hard of hea... Read more

The Return of Public Ownership in the US

Airs at: Mon, 10/08/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Laurie Mercier interviews Thomas Hanna, Research Director of the Democracy Collaborative, about democratic ownership and public banking. Hanna is author of the new book Our common wealth: The return of public ownership in the United States; a recent piece “We Need Public Ow... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 8, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 10/08/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Clayton Morgareidge hosts, and we hear: Bill Resnick talks with Amy Cantrell, a North Carolina minister who has been organizing to help victims of Hurricane Florence. Thomas Hanna of the Democracy Collaborative talks with the Old Mole’s Laurie Mercier about the ret... Read more

Becoming Human Through Mutual Aid

Airs at: Mon, 10/08/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Bill Resnick interviews Amy Cantrell, a minister who founded Beloved Community Asheville which organized to assist the poor people in Lumberton and Robeson County. As with Katrina and Sandy, the public authorities rush in to help the white and well to do and to protect thei... Read more

Movie Review: "Killer of Sheep"

Airs at: Mon, 10/08/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Movie Moles Denise Morris and Frann Michel review the film Killer of Sheep. It’s about African-American life in Watts in the early 1970s, and one of the "100 Essential Films" of all time according to the National Society of Film Critics. The film is available at Movie Madne... Read more

Eros v Capitalism

Airs at: Mon, 10/08/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Clayton Morgareidge discusses the way life in capitalist society limits our ability to take erotic pleasure in life and how a life of freedom from wage labor could make all life, including work, pleasurable.  You can read an expanded version of this commentary here.  Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 1, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 10/01/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  This episode is hosted by Thom Becker, and features these segments: 1. An interview with Diane Feeley, a Detroit activist, on environmental, labor, feminist and housing issues. 2. In the first of a two-part segment, Desiree Hellegers interviews American Sign Language in... Read more