Health

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 08/18/09

Air date: 
Tue, 08/18/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
The Powers that Be have ensured that our health remains for sale.

In what will surely one day be known as a case study in the downfall of our Republic, the Congress and -- presumably -- the President are poised to enact health care 'reform' legislation that won't allow us to opt into a Medicare-style single-payer plan. In related news, the for-profit health care industry has spent about $1.5 million per day on Capitol Hill over the past several weeks to make sure that we never have that option.

The score? Plutocrats 587, People 0.

 

August 17 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Sun, 08/16/2009

 Denise Morris (pictured here) hosts this show focusing on prisons, healthcare reform, and labor issues;  and featuring music from Tom Waits's CD Blood Money.

51:50 minutes (29.67 MB)

Prospects for Healthcare Reform

program date: 
Sun, 08/16/2009

 

What  is the minimum healtcare reform we need now, and what do we have to do to make it much better tomorrow?  Bill Resnick comments.  

6:04 minutes (3.48 MB)

Labor and the Healthcare Debate

program date: 
Sun, 08/16/2009

 

Mark Brenner, director of Labor Notes, talks with the Old Mole's Denise Morris about the role of that publication in putting the movement back in the labor movement, and about the role of labor in the fight for healtcare reform.   

15:19 minutes (8.77 MB)

Ingrid Newkirk and The PETA Guide to Animal Rights

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Sun, 08/16/2009

 Host Janna Bananna interviews Ingrid Newkirk President and CoFounder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), talking about PETA's new book, "The PETA Guide to Animal Rights

 

29:09 minutes (26.7 MB)

Voices of the Middle East on 08/14/09

Air date: 
Fri, 08/14/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Upcoming elections in Afghanistan

Goudarz Eghtedari reports on upcoming elections in Afghanistan, his guests are Amin Wahab and Ahmad Qayoumi, both Portlanders from Afghani descent.
 

Theresa interviews Dr. Henry Niman, Ph.D. on the Swine Flu

Categories:
program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Wed, 08/12/2009

Theresa Mitchell interviews reknowned virus researcher Dr. Henry Niman, Ph.D. on the Novel A-H1N1 Swine Influenza Pandemic.  Why do 95-year-olds have immunity to a new virus?  What are the prospects for a worsened flu season?

21:12 minutes (19.42 MB)

August 10 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Sun, 08/09/2009

 

Tom Becker (pictured here) hosts this show dealing with racism, the WTO, anti-tax protests at healthcare reform meetings, and mountain top removal coal mining.   It features music from Woodstock as we approach the 40th anniversary of that historic festival.  

 

52:44 minutes (30.17 MB)

Talking Back to Anti-Taxers

program date: 
Mon, 08/10/2009

 Drawing on David Sirota's article "The me-first, screw-everyone-else crowd" in Salon.com, Bill Resnick examines the reasons ordinary folk (those showing up to drown out meetings about healthcare reform) might have for hating taxes.  

4:11 minutes (2.39 MB)

Aggression Outside Wu Town Hall Mirrors National Debate

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 08/10/2009

Representative David Wu held a town hall meeting yesterday in McMinnville where the debate over healthcare got up close and personal. More than 100 people packed the meeting room to pepper Wu with questions, but the action outside – where several hundred gathered – revealed far more about the debate swirling across the country. KBOO Reporter David Rosenfeld reports.

 

5:46 minutes (5.28 MB)
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