Old Mole Variety Hour
The Old Mole burrows down to the roots of the great issues of our time – the struggles of ordinary people for democratic and sustainable ways of life. The Mole goes where corporate media fear to tread, supporting grassroots challenges to top-down authority and giving voice to movements that shake the foundations of an unjust society. The Moles' perspective is democratic, broadly socialist, and feminist. (We count Karl Marx as a friend).
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Malik Miah is a former machinist and union activist who has organized around and written about race and class. His writing appears in Against the Current, where he's an editor.
Finkel is editor of Against the Current and co-author of the editorial “Middle East Imperial Meltdown” in the latest issue.
More of Larry's book reviews are here.
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1. Dave Finkel and Bill Resnick discuss the latest US moves in the middle east.
2. Book Mole Larry Bowlde reviews Fay Weldon's dystopian novel Chalcot Crescent.
3. The Left and the Law: Medicalization of the death penalty and doctors' participation in state sponsored killings.
4. Different criminal penalties for the rich and the poor.
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- Jan Haaken and Todd Sloan talk about psychology and perceptions of class and inequality.
- Bill Resnick finishes his conversation Michael Armstrong of Portland' Bureau of Planning and Sustainability with about climate change, sustainability, and collective vs. individual initiative
- Clayton Morgareidge offers a commentary on the connection between the abolition of slavery and the larger struggle to abolish capitalism.
- Frann Michel and Hyung Nam discuss the origins and enduring if transformed relevance of May Day as International Workers Day.
Image Credit: Portland State University
*A film that Movie Moles Frann Michel and Iven Hale have also reviewed.