Movie Moles: Heist - who stole the American Dream?

program date: 
Mon, 08/06/2012

 Frann Michel and Hyung Name review "Heist: who stole the American Dream." Directed Frances Causey and Donald Goldmacher, narrated by Tom Hartman, based in part on the book "The Global Class-War: how Amerian's bi-partisan elite lost our future and what it'll take to win." Heist foregrounds the question of who are the villans in the current crisis and points to both Democrats and Republicans. The film touches on the Powell Memo of 1971, the rise of right-wing think-tanks and ends with a section what we need to fight-back --- publically funded elections, tax and energy policy changes, support for unions and expansion of worker-owned cooperatives.

14:09 minutes (9.72 MB)

Well-read Red: Do They Owe Us A Living? 'Course they do, 'course they do!

program date: 
Mon, 08/06/2012

Joe Clement reads Peter Frase's case against the assumption of wage-labor in both capitalism and market-socialist visions of a fucture economy.

8:56 minutes (6.13 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour August 6th 2012

program date: 
Mon, 08/06/2012

New Mole, Iven Hale, hosts today's show. We hear about the Arab Spring, the politics of work and basic income, and a movie review of "Heist".



59:24 minutes (40.79 MB)

Labor Radio on 08/06/12

Labor Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Short Description: 
Discussions On Working Class Issues

Old Mole Variety Hour on 08/06/12

Air date: 
Mon, 08/06/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
The meaning of the Arab Spring for Western leftists. Also: Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

Old Mole Variety Hour

Iven Hale hosts and we hear

Bill Resnick talking with Chris Toensing, executive director of the Middle East Research and Information Project and editor of its quarterly magazine, Middle East Report; they discuss the Arab spring and its meaning for leftists in the West.

Movie Moles discuss Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? (and other recent documentaries about the economy).

And more!

Domingos para Recordar on 08/05/12

Air date: 
Sun, 08/05/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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The Eavesdrop on 11/15/12

Air date: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Short Description: 
Answering the What Now - Post-Election Conversation

TONIGHT at 7 pm (PST), tune to 90.7 FM in Portland or on-line, for The Eavesdrop, bringing you real conversations for real people.

Hosted by Paula and special guest Andre, we will discuss the post-election results, perspectives and ponder a few questions:

Are we living in a "post-racial" society?

Did the "Black" vote matter? Do OUR issues matter?

But, the most important question "What now?" remains to be answered.

Listen in, but better yet, JOIN us in the conversation by calling (503) 231-8187 and sharing YOUR views about the importance of our proactive participation post-election!

Old Mole Variety Hour on 11/19/12

Air date: 
Mon, 11/19/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Israel's attack on Palestine, book review "10 Girls to Watch", rethinking Thanksgiving, strike-wave

Alan Wieder hosts this episode of the Old Mole and we hear:

  • Bill Resnick will analyze Israel's attack on the Gaza strip.
  • Larry Bowlden is going to review Charity Shumway's Ten Girls to Watch.
  • Alan will explore rethinking Thanksgiving.
  • Updates on the strike-wave in Europe. 


Flashpoints on 08/03/12

Air date: 
Fri, 08/03/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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