Bill Resnick hosts this episode of the Old Mole dealing with race and gentrification in Portland, some questions about democracy, a movie about Columbus and the private ownership of water, and the revolutionary music of British composer Cornelius Cardew.
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Even the Rain (También la lluvia) is a new Spanish film about a film-maker going to Bolivia to shoot a movie about Columbus but getting caught up with his cast in the local fight against water privatization. Our reviewers, Wendy Webb and Jan Haaken provide us with their informative and positive, yet critical assessment.
Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Kevin Doughten, an editor at Viking Penguin, about the new book MALCOLM X: A Life of Reinvention, by Manning Marable. MALCOLM X was ten years in the making and draws from multiple untapped sources. Reviewers say the text will stand as the definitive work on Malcolm X.
Noam Chomsky speaks on "Global Hegemony: The Facts, The Images"
Noam Chomsky speaks on "Global Hegemony: The Facts, The Images."
Noted intellectual and author Noam Chomsky spoke about the current state of the economy, the assault on social welfare programs, and the prospects for resistance and hope in the years to come. He spoke at the University of Oregon in Eugene on April 20th.
Recorded by Will Seaman of KBOO and pdxjustice.org