Human rights

Movie Moles on Omar (2013)

program date: 
Mon, 08/18/2014
Movie moles Joe Clement and Jan Haaken discuss the Palestinian film Omar, about life on both sides of the occupation wall. They note the film's exploration of the intimate power relations of occupied and occupier, the initial optimism of its title character, the complexities of trust and betrayal both personal and political, and the temptations of the promise of a sweet life.
11:53 minutes (5.45 MB)

Dana Frank on Honduras

program date: 
Mon, 08/18/2014

Bill Resnick talks about Honduras with historian Dana Frank, who teaches at UC Santa Cruz, and has published a number of books on labor history, Latin America, and economic nationalism, as well as many articles in journals including the Nation, Foreign Affairs, and Politico .
21:24 minutes (9.8 MB)

Flashpoints on 08/15/14

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 08/14/14

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 08/13/14

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 11, 2014

program date: 
Mon, 08/11/2014

Bill Resnick hosts this episode of the Old Mole as we explore climate change, solar energy, rape and the criminal justice system, and a novel about orphans being sent west to work.  We also hear fine, politically intelligent music from local singer - songwriter Dave Rovics.  
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57:18 minutes (39.34 MB)

Book Mole: "Orphan Train"

program date: 
Mon, 08/11/2014
As late as1939, orphans from eastern cities were taken west by train to be offered up for adoption to farmer and others, and often they were abused.  Christina Baker Kline's new novel, The Orphan Train is about the friendship that develops between two such orphans, one in her late teens, the other in her nineties.  Larry Bowlden gives us his take on it.  
You can read more reviews from Larry here
6:14 minutes (4.28 MB)

Flashpoints on 08/12/14

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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