Economy

Organizing for Fair Trade

Airs at: Thu, 10/02/2008 at 1:42pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with two Oregon activists about the positive vision of fair  trade: Arthur Stamoulis from the Oregon Fair Trade Coalition, and Shizuko Hashimoto with the Cross Border Organizing Committee of PCASC.   Check these links for upcoming opportunities to get inv... Read more

Antonia Juhasz on The Tyranny of Oil

Airs at: Tue, 09/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Per Fagereng and Sue Supriano host this program starting off our special Peak Oil Day programs. His guests include analyst, author and activist Antonia Juhasz, whose new book is "The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry - And What We Must Do to Stop It." Read more

Joe and Abe on The Big, Bad, Bail-Out

Airs at: Mon, 09/29/2008 at 5:00pm
 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris talk about the Trillion Dollar Bail Out being hammered out (and on) in Congress.  Is it a good thing?  Is it a bad thing?  Is a taxpayer-funded bail-out option for failed speculators an integral part of Capitalism?  Should it be?  Listeners w... Read more

Danny Schechter News Dissector on the Financial Meltdown

Airs at: Tue, 09/23/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Panic in Financial LandHost Barbara Bernstein and special guest Danny Schechter, director of the new film "In Debt We Trust" and author of the new book "Plunder," will talk about the current financial meltdown and dissects the Bush administration's plan to bail out AIG  to... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 22, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 09/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Why is the  US Government, funded by  our taxes, saving Wall Street's financiers from the consequences of their hubris?  On this program, hosted by Tom Becker, we discuss the situation in depth.  Also on the show: an conversation about what Sarah Palin signifies for the Chr... Read more

Bernard-Henri Lévy on the New Barbarism

Airs at: Mon, 09/22/2008 at 5:00pm
 Hosts Abe and Joe speak with French philospher Bernard-Henri Lévy, author of "Left In Dark Times: A Stand Against the New Barbarism." Read more

Presswatch-Sep 18: Banks, Dollars & Financial Meltdown

Airs at: Wed, 09/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
On the Sept 18 Presswatch, Theresa Mitchell explores the news you're not supposed to know and takes a look at how the government is handling  the worst crisis facing the financial markets since the 1920's. Read more

Abe And Joe Talk Radio - Sept 16

Airs at: Mon, 09/15/2008 at 5:00pm
 Host Joe Uris hosts today's show, with a wild and wooly topic list.1) Colwood Golf Course near the airport is up for sale.  Some people want to put an industrial park there, but the surrounding neighborhoods want open space and badly needed parks.  Read the actual Land Use... Read more

The Life and Music of Victor Jara

Airs at: Sun, 09/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
An introduction to the life and music of the Chilean revolutionary singer-songwriter Victor Jara,  murdered in 1973 by the  right-wing coup against the democratic socialist government of Salvador Allende.  This  segment includes an interview with writer and film maker Saul ... Read more

Five reasons to be frightened of Sarah Palin

 1) She's a global warming denier.2)  She thinks that God likes pipelines,  (h/t Juan Cole)3) She has a whole lot in common with fundamentalists from other parts of the world.4) She's a liar.5) She believes the war in Iraq is God's work.And there's more, believe me. I didn'... Read more