Poor people are often blamed for causing their own poverty by making bad choices. Well-read Red Frann Michel draws on writings by poor and formerly poor people to show that what look like poor decisions to those who are not poor often look very different to those who are. And she reminds us that poverty is not caused by poor people, it is caused by capitalist exploitation of the working class. To read her text with links to her sources, click here. 8:06 minutes (4.63 MB)
What is the best path towards climate justice? Will market solutions work? Can global warming be effectively halted as long as capital rules the world? Author and environmental activist Brian Tokar talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about these issues.
Brian Tokar is currently the director of the Institute for Social Ecology and an instructor in environmental studies at the University of Vermont. He has been a key coordinator of resistance against biotechnology and genetic engineering in New England, and he founded the ISE's Climate Justice Project in 2006.
19:22 minutes (11.08 MB)
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