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Maritime Law Tears a Hole in Shell's Hull...

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Air Cascadia
program date: 
Wed, 07/15/2015

Today We Revisit ...another Shell disaster - 'Shellarious, but for the safety and leal issues. So it seems Shell's Arctic Dreams hit another "uncharted shoal"...

First, it doesn't matter whether the shoal is charted or uncharted: navigation equipment - which is mandatory on the brridge - should be operating sonar, sweeping the oceam floor, looking for things like, Well, "uncharted shoals".
And Secondly, if an "uncharted shoal" can rip this ship a new one, what's the ice going to do to it? 16:00 minutes (10.99 MB)

Maritime Law Tears a Hole in Shell's Hull...

program: 
Air Cascadia
program date: 
Wed, 07/15/2015

Today We Revisit ...another Shell disaster - 'Shellarious, but for the safety and leal issues. So it seems Shell's Arctic Dreams hit another "uncharted shoal"...

First, it doesn't matter whether the shoal is charted or uncharted: navigation equipment - which is mandatory on the brridge - should be operating sonar, sweeping the oceam floor, looking for things like, Well, "uncharted shoals".
And Secondly, if an "uncharted shoal" can rip this ship a new one, what's the ice going to do to it? 16:00 minutes (10.99 MB)

The Old Mole Variety Hour for July 13, 2015

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Mon, 07/13/2015
Tom Becker is our host for this edition of the Old Mole, and we learn why education and job training are not the solution to unemployment, how US tax law benefits corporate tax evasion, and how and why the American Psychological Association condoned torture during the G.W. Bush presidency. We also learn about the work of the late Hugo Du Coudray.

To hear the whole show, use the play button below. Or you can listen to individual pieces by following these links.
52:34 minutes (36.09 MB)

Ralph Nader on the Tax Code

program date: 
Mon, 07/13/2015
Tom Becker reads "Stop Corporate Welfare Kings: Strip Mining America" by Ralph Nader. Nader argues, quoting Jimmy Carter, that our loophole ridden tax laws are "a disgrace to the human race." 
8:21 minutes (5.74 MB)

Psychology, Torture, and the Military

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Mon, 07/13/2015
In Part Two of their Psychology and Politics segment, Jan Haaken and Tod Sloan talk about the report this past week on the involvement of the American Psychological Association in CIA administered torture practices of the Bush era. They also take up the history of psychology's involvement in the military, and challenges from progressive mental health practitioners that are part of this same history. They refer back to Part One in which they remembered psychologist Hugo Du Coudray (also known as Hugo Maynard), who died this past week.
13:52 minutes (9.53 MB)

Psychology and Politics: Remembering Hugo Du Coudray

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Mon, 07/13/2015
Today’s Psychology and Politics segment, with psychologists Jan Haaken and Tod Sloan, begins with a tribute to Jan’s colleague Hugo Du Coudray (also known as Hugo Maynard), professor emeritus of psychology at Portland State, who died this past week. Hugo started the community psychology program at PSU and was a long time social justice activist. He also was a remarkable character who had a distinct vision of what psychology was all about, and its role in understanding social problems. Here is a video of a talk by Hugo on the 1964 Free Speech Movement in Berkeley.
8:18 minutes (5.7 MB)

Education: No Cure for Poverty

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program date: 
Mon, 07/13/2015
Gordon Lafer talks with the Old Mole’s Bill Resnick about why education and training programs will not put a dent in the unemployment rate.  Lafer is a political economist at the University of Oregon’s Labor Education and Research Center and the author of The Job Training Charade.
17:39 minutes (12.12 MB)

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program date: 
Wed, 07/08/2015
Guest host Doug McVay speaks with Haven Wheelock, syringe exchange program coordinator with Outside In, about harm reduction, overdose prevention, and local efforts to reduce the risk of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis transmission among injection drug users. 62:02 minutes (85.19 MB)

Century Of Lies for July 12 2015

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Century Of Lies
program date: 
Sun, 07/12/2015
This week: We talk with Jamie Bridge of the International Drug Policy Consortium about the Support Don't Punish Campaign, the June 26th Global Day of Action for Drug Policy Reform, and the new psychoactive substances bill being debated in the UK Parliament. 29:00 minutes (26.56 MB)

Nicole Garcia, A Transgender Latina of Faith

program: 
Religion For Life
program date: 
Sun, 07/12/2015
Nicole Garcia is seeking ordination in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.  When that happens she will be the first transgender woman of color to be ordained in the ELCA. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)
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