Government/Politics

Riding for Justice: Leonard Peltier and Freedom Ride 2016

Airs at: Mon, 08/29/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview Chauncy Peltier and one participant of the cross country tour in solidarity with Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier.  Chanuncy spent many months organizing the tour to raise awaereness about his father’s wrongful incarceration.  The Freedom Ri... Read more

Ralph Nader – Progressive Matters (Part 1 of a 2-part program)

Airs at: Tue, 08/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The discontent in the U.S. is more than palpable. Income and wealth inequality continue to soar. The middle class is getting hammered. Fifty million are poor. Americans are disheartened about the nation’s course. According to a new Gallup poll 82% of voters believe the c... Read more

Through Our Own Eyes: 16.08.09 Citizens Disrupt Investment Summit at the Sheraton in Puerto Rico

Today at 9am activist crashed the 2016 Puerto Rico Investment Summit at the Isla Grande Sheraton hotel. The arrived in mass and with banners and called for an end to Act 20 and 22. Both of these laws give unfair advantages to foreign and US corporations and investors. Act 2... Read more

Ex-Offenders & Employment after Banning the Box

Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Oregon’s “Ban the Box” law, H.B. 3025, went into effect in January 2016.  Oregonians no longer have to check the box on job applications that asks about previous convictions.  Last year President Obama "banned the box" on federal-government employment applications and almos... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 15, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Thom Becker hosts this episode and Thom reads about not being socially liberal and fiscally conservative. Bill Resnick interviews Hilary Wainwright about the UK left. Frann Michel comments again on lesser evil voting. Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Americanah. Thom re... Read more

More about lesser-evil voting

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A couple of weeks ago here on the Old Mole Variety Hour  I offered a round-up of some left commentary arguing against the project of voting for the presidential candidate who seems to be the lesser evil.  In reply, I've heard many good questions and comments from friends, ... Read more

Corbyn and the UK Left

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with  Hilary Wainwright, currently editor of the UK left magazine Red Pepper, about responses to Corbyn, the Labour Party, left politics in the UK today. They discuss the recent mutiny of the 99%, Corbyn in England, Sanders and Trump in the U.S, and th... Read more

Henry Giroux on Critical Pedagogy

Airs at: Wed, 08/17/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff of the Project Censored Show speak with author/educator Henry Giroux. Giroux explains the concept of 'critical pedagogy,' and the pivotal role that education plays for the whole of society. He warns of the increasing domination of the world... Read more

David Korten on A New Story

Airs at: Tue, 08/16/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  David Korten was an insider in the development establishment for several decades. He worked for the Ford Foundation and USAID and taught at Harvard University's Graduate School of Business. Having severed his ties to the past, today he is a leading voice for economic and... Read more

Political Scientist Paul Pierson on "American Amnesia"

Airs at: Fri, 08/12/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Flashpoints is not available today. Instead we'll hear Letter to Washington with host Mitch Jeserich. He speaks with political science professor and author Paul Pierson about "American Amnesia," which he co-authored with Jacob Hacker. Read more