Michael Parenti speaks on "The Pathology of Wealth"
Michael Parenti – The Pathology of Wealth (lecture)
Michael Parenti is one of this country's foremost independent political analysts. He has taught at major colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. He is the author of numerous books including the classic "Democracy for the Few," “The Face of Imperialism,” and the highly acclaimed "The Assassination of Julius Caesar."
David McNally on Global Slump: The Economics and Politics of Crisis and Resistance
Host Jay Thiemeyer speaks with David McNally about his book Global Slump, which analyzes the global financial meltdown as the first systemic crisis of the neoliberal stage of capitalism. McNally argues that – far from having ended – the crisis has ushered in a whole period of worldwide economic and political turbulence. In developing an account of the crisis as rooted in fundamental features of capitalism, Global Slump challenges the view that its source lies in financial deregulation.
Hosted by Frann Michel, this episode features Bill Resnick talking with Don McIntosh about Trimet and with Ellen Brown about Public Banking, as well as Denise Morris talking with Catherine Sameh about the Scholar and Feminist Online. Music by Django Reinhardt.
Hosts ani and Lyn talk with Portland Peace and Justice Works / Portland Cop Watch organizer Dan Handelman, and long-time peace activist Ann Huntwork, how things have evolved in the movement over the last two decades.
Since 1992, these groups have organized events that have built coalitions, and mobilized people into action. Where do organizers see things going from here?