Audio by album feb_13_2012

Beyond Capitalism

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Mon, 02/13/2012

 Noam Chomsky said of America Beyond Capitalism by Gar Alperowitz that it provides "concrete and feasible ways to reverse the ominous course of the past several decades and to open the way to a vibrant democracy with a sustainable economy that can satisfy human needs, not least the need to control one’s work and life."  Here Alperowitz talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about his book and about the growth of non-capitalist, worker controlled enterprises.  

16:55 minutes (9.68 MB)

Privatizing Public Space

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Mon, 02/13/2012

 Politicians have been turning more public services over to profit-making corporations.  In this conversation with Joe Clement, journalist Mike Konczal goes into the dangers of privatization for democracy.  Konczal is the author of "The Privatization Trap" recently published as part of Salon's 99% Plan.  He is a fellow with the Roosevelt Institute and blogs at New Deal 2.0 and Rortybomb.

12:52 minutes (7.36 MB)

Komen, Cancer, and Reproductive Rights

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Mon, 02/13/2012

Well-read Red Frann Michel locates the recent news about the Komen Foundation and Planned Parenthood in the "larger wave of neoliberalism."  You can read her comments with links to her soures here.  

 

5:55 minutes (3.39 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 02/13/2012

 

42:22 minutes (24.24 MB)

 

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