Economic imperialism

Capitalist Realism reviewed (there is an alternatve)

program date: 
Mon, 08/13/2012

Frann Michel reviews Mark Fisher's book Capitalist Realism, which argues that the idea that only capitalism is realistic is itself a distorted ideology. Fisher tries to make complex theory accessible, and highlights the contradictory impacts of capitalism on mental health (declining) and bureaucracy (increasing). You can read Frann's  comments here.

8:18 minutes (3.8 MB)

Chris Toensing on the Arab Spring Part 2

program date: 
Mon, 08/13/2012

Bill Resnick concludes his interview with Chris Toensing about the Arab Spring and its implications for the West.

You can find Part One here.

10:19 minutes (4.72 MB)

The Confessional on 08/20/12

Program: 
The Confessional
Air date: 
Mon, 08/20/2012 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Short Description: 
Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

Fighting Coal Transport Through the Pacific Northwest: Reform and Revolution.

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Fri, 08/17/2012

Oregon and Washington have dramatically reduced coal-powered energy generation. As a result coal companies are pushing to export tens of millions of tons of coal from Montana and Wyoming, through Pacific Northwest ports, to Asian markets. The coal would pass through dozens of communities in Oregon and Washington by rail, barge, or ship. Mercury and other toxins from Asian fired coal returns to the Columbia valley as blowback and acid rain.

29:52 minutes (27.35 MB)

Flashpoints on 08/17/12

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 08/17/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 08/16/12

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 08/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Fight the Empire on 08/16/12

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 08/16/2012 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
$21 Trillion the Wealthy are Hiding: The Shocking Facts -- and the Great Opportunity

Host Per Fagereng speaks with  James Henry, lead researcher for a new report by the Tax Justice Network that finds that the super-rich are hiding at least $21 trillion in accounts outside their home countries. The wealth hidden in these tax shelters is the equivalent of the United States and Japanese economies combined, according to the report, 'The Price of Offshore Revisited.'" PDF summary of report: http://www.taxjustice.net/cms/upload/pdf/The_Price_of_Offshore_Revisited_Presser_120722.pdf

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