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The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 23, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear these segments: • Bill Resnick talks with Tarah Demant of Amnesty International about the surprising numbers on support for refugees in the United States. • Frann Michel discusses the history of Vanport, the need for public hou... Read more

Amnesty Int'l and Refugees

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with Tarah Demant of Amnesty International about the surprising numbers on support for refugees in the United States.   Read more

Joseph T. Reiff, Born of Conviction

Airs at: Sun, 05/22/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
On September 29th, 1962, Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett spoke before a halftime crowd at a University of Mississippi football game.  He said he loved Mississippi's heritage.   This compelled him to personally block African-American James Meredith from enrolling at Ole Mi... Read more

A Shared Sentence: Children of Prisoners

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Laura Speer, associate director for Policy Reform Advocacy at the Annie E Casey Foundation, the nation’s leading organization for the overall well-being of children. Over 5 million children nationwide have had an incarcerated parent. The loss of a par... Read more

Century Of Lies for May 22 2016

Airs at: Sun, 05/22/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: we speak with author and journalist Maia Szalavitz about addiction, overdose, and her new book Unbroken Brain; plus we talk about criminal justice with death row DNA exoneree Kirk Bloodsworth. Read more

Dan Barker, God the Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction

Airs at: Sun, 05/08/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
America’s leading atheist, the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and co-host of Freethought Radio, Dan Barker, talks about his latest book, God the Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction (audiobook)   The roots of the book go to Richard Dawkins’ famous... Read more

The Struggle Inside & Out: Supporting Prisoner Strikes

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview activist Ben Turk.  A long term activist supporting all prisoners including Political Prisoners, Turk is connected to several different movements and organizations working around national prisoner strikes.  We will discuss the upcoming Septemb... Read more

The World is Churning

Airs at: Fri, 05/13/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
    Join us for the second part of our in depth conversation with renowned storyteller, author and scholar of mythology,  anthropology and phsycology, Michael Meade. Some of his books include Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of the Soul and Why the World Doesn't End, ... Read more

John Loftus, How to Defend the Christian Faith: Advice from An Atheist

Airs at: Sun, 05/01/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Progressive Spirit
John Loftus was an evangelical minister.  He has several degrees in Christian apologetics.  He pastored churches and taught at Christian colleges.  Then he left it all.   He has written a dozen books with titles such as Why I Became an Atheist: A Former Preacher Rejects Ch... Read more

Documentarian Frederick Wiseman - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 04/28/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  In this extended version of our interview with attorney turned filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, Jenn Chavez asks Mr Wiseman about the subjects that inspire him, his detached style of filmmaking, and his success in producing and distributing films outside the studio system. ... Read more