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Presswatch on 04/16/20

Airs at: Thu, 04/16/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch

They Feed They Lion

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In honor of National Poetry Month, Patricia Kullberg discusses the 1968 poem, “They Feed They Lion,” by former US Poet Laureate, Philip Levine and what the poem might mean for us today as we grapple with the devastation of climate change and pandemic disease. Aerial view o... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 13, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which will include: Covid 19 and Environmental Degradation: Bill Resnick continues the second of a two part interview with Dr. Michael Friedman, a microbiologiest who studies the relationship between environmental degradati... Read more

Presswatch on 04/09/20

Airs at: Thu, 04/09/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch

Axis of Hope

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Johanna Brenner interviews Catherine Sameh about her recently published book, Axis of Hope: Iranian women’s Rights Activism Across Borders. Catherine Sameh is assistant professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Both Catherine and ... Read more

Jazz and Justice

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with black Marxist historian, Gerald Horne, about his book Jazz and Justice: Racism and the Political Economy of the Music. They consider the lives of jazz greats, the racism they faced on the one hand and the exploitation they faced on the other, and the... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this home-recorded episode and we hear: Jazz and Justice: Bill Resnick and black Marxist historian Gerald Horne talk about the politics of jazz. Operation Homestead: From the Old Mole archive, Desiree Hellegers talks with Seattle housing activists about p... Read more

Ten years of the ACA: improvements in healthcare's racial disparities, but still a ways to go

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The U.S. healthcare system has long been plagued by disparities in insurance coverage and access to care related to race and ethnicity. According to new research published in the journal Health Affairs, coverage has increased since the Affordable Care Act was signed into... Read more

Bernie for President

Airs at: Mon, 03/09/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews media critic Jeff Cohen on Bernie and the Bernie campaign, the disappointment of Super Tuesday and how, in a two man race, he could win the Democratic Party nomination for President and beat Trump.  Cohen has taught journalism and has co-founded both... Read more

028 Slavery and Reparations (Part 1)

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This two part episode covers the history of slavery and its legacy (myriad social inequities) in the United States, contemporary inequalities between African-Americans and Caucasians, and the possible role of reparations in redressing centuries of black exploitation (includ... Read more