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Old Mole Variety Hour for November 10O, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 11/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This week the Moles pay tribute to the momentous  election of last Tuesday and assess what  it might and might not mean.   We also remember the late Studs Terkel.   To  hear the whole show, use the arrow above.  For  separate  pieces, follow the links below: 1.   Bill Resni... Read more

"Solidarity" on Obama

Airs at: Sun, 11/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Barack Obama's  Dual Mandate:  Tom Becker reads from  the website  of Solidarity, a  socialist, feminist, anti-racist organization.  Read more

The new poll tax

The great Rachel Maddow on the modern poll tax: (still working on embedding video. Watch it anyway, foo!) (H/T, Pandagon) -A   Read more

End of the Republican era

 The always-excellent Sidney Blumenthal, writing in the Guardian: Today's election is poised to end the Republican era in American politics - an era that began in reaction to Lyndon Johnson's Great Society, the Vietnam war and the civil rights revolution, was pioneered by Ri... Read more

Just voted!

 Just dropped off the ol' ballot. It feels pretty good. It's hard to believe that this interminable election campaign (far, far too long) is nearly over. It's hard, too, to untie all the emotions that are bound up with it, at least for me. For those of you who listen to the ... Read more

Hard Knock Radio

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.  We feature in-depth interviews and profiles with elected officials, community leaders, activists, Hip Hop artists and musicians. We give voice to community concerns and offer a unique forum to explore issues relevant... Read more

Peggy McIntosh hosted by Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey

Airs at: Sun, 10/26/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for More Talk Radio
An interview with Peggy McIntosh hosted by Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey. Read more

Welfare Deform and Domestic Violence

Airs at: Sun, 10/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Since the so-called "welfare reform" bill was passed during the Clinton administration, the problem of welfare has dropped from public view.  Old Mole Sudarat Musikawong interviews Priya Kandaswamy, Professor of Women's Studies at Portland State University about how the dif... Read more

Ugly

 As Election Day approaches, and as an Obama victory looks more probable, the McCain campaign is serving as the focus of an untrammeled and vitriolic collective id. Lots of these people are just scared shitless that a black man might sit in the White House. Watch the video.... Read more

Who Was Columbus?

Airs at: Sun, 10/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In commemoration of Columbus Day, Tom Becker unearths the  history of what the great navigator actually did in the Americas.  Read more