Economy

False Narratives About Housing Economics

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with MK, local socialist and housing rights data activist sometimes heard on Wednesday Talk Radio, about artificial scarcity, capitalist over-production, market myths, and other false narratives regarding the housing system. What will it take for us to see... Read more

Yellow Vests: A New French Revolution?

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick reports on the yellow vest movement in France -- who they are, their politics and demands, their significance, and what might be borrowed for a similar uprising here.  Photo by Thomas Bresson Read more

More than "Just the Facts"

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge shows how some philosophers reduce the world to the totality of facts and regard all feelings as subjective with nothing to say about reality. Capital goes even further, reducing all value to the value of money.  You can read this commentary here. Howev... Read more

Movie Moles: Rocky

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
With Independence day lurking around the corner, Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Denise Morris look back at the 1976 film Rocky. The first in a long line of films, Rocky was decorated with praise and awards and continues to inspire audiences as it taps into "our wish to have the... Read more

Amazon Workers Unite

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Two Amazon warehouse workers who are organizing for justice on the job speak with host Jamie Partridge.  Their voices are distorted to protect their identity. Read more

The Adjunct Underclass

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
  Over the past few decades, the job of college professor has been utterly transformed—for the worse. It is estimated that 75% of college teaching is done by part time adjunct professors. Suzanne LaGrande interviews Herb Childress , the author of  The Adjunct Underclass: H... Read more

The University of Nike: How Corporate Cash Bought Higher Education

Airs at: Thu, 06/20/2019 at 12:00am - 11:00am
Suzanne LaGrande and Lisa Loving interview Joshua Hunt discussing about his book,  The University of NIKE: How Corporate America Bought American Higher Education. Hunt's book is an eye-opening account of the ways that wealthy private donors such as Nike's Phil Knight influe... Read more

Vocational Education: The Other Four Year Degree

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:45am
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more

The Corporatization of Public Education and The Rise of Fascism

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Suzanne talks with writer and cultural critic Henry A. Giroux about how corporate values have changed the nature of higher education and the connections between the dismantling of public education and the rise of fascism in the U.S.  Henry A Giroux is well known for his gro... Read more

Fermentation

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
On this episode, we learned all about the magic of fermentation. We talked to a tempeh maker, learned about fermenting vegetables, and chatted with cider makers.  Our guests: Jon Kenneth McCamman  owner of Squirrel and Crow Tempeh Sarah Pesout, The Fermentista Anne Hubat... Read more