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The Well-Read Red Reads C.L.R. James


 Our Well-read Red Frann Michel reviews the life and work of activist, social theorist and writer C.L.R. James.  You can read this piece at Frann's blog.

7:06 minutes (3.25 MB)

Race and Reparations


 A conversation between Laurie Mercier and Andrew Valls, political  science professor at Oregon State University, about the best way to argue for the justice of reparations for  African Americans.  

17:56 minutes (8.21 MB)

Short Story: El Pichis


 Luz María Gordillo reads another in her series  of short stories  about the Mexican immigrant experience, "El Pichis".  These stories are based on extensive interviews with immigrants.

7:13 minutes (3.3 MB)

Teens and the Internet


 Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with Corinna de Gennaro of the Berkman Center about her research on how young people use the internet and what internet users do to protect the freedom  of the web from corporate and government control.  

19:40 minutes (9 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 25, 2008


 Today's show, hosted by Laurie Mercier, recognizes the last week of Black History Month with a discussion of reparations and race, and a review of the life and work of C.L.R. James.  Also on the show are a short story about Mexican immigrants and a  conversation about teens, freedom, and the internet.  You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow on this page, or go to to individual pieces and more info about them by clicking on the links below.

1.  The Well-Read Red (Frann Michel) reads C.L.R. James.

55:06 minutes (25.23 MB)


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