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The New Debate About Capitalism

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Mon, 01/23/2012

 Accusations of "vulture capitalism" and corporate lobbying are flying among the Republican candidates for president.  The Old Mole's Bill Resnick talks with economist Arthur MacEwan about what this new moment in public discourse might mean.  MacEwan is the co-author of Economic Collapse, Economic Change: Getting to the Roots of the Crisis and writes regularly for Dollars & Sense.

19:32 minutes (11.18 MB)

Sybil Exposed

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Mon, 01/23/2012

 The book Sybil, published in 1973, purported to be the true story of a woman with multiple personalities acting independently of one another.  It was later exposed as a hoax.  In Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Story Behind the Famous Multiple Personality Case, Debbie Nathan tells how the story was created and sold.  She talks here with the Old Mole's Jan Haaken.  

11:47 minutes (6.74 MB)

Beyond Roe V Wade

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Mon, 01/23/2012

 Roe v. Wade established a woman's right to an abortion, but did nothing to ensure that the service was available.  Jan Haaken reviews the history of abortion and abortion law and argues for more access.

7:36 minutes (4.35 MB)

Remembering the Freedom Riders

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Mon, 01/23/2012

 Faye Powell lived in Georgia in the 1960s and participated in picketting and sit-ins against segregation.  She talks here with Denise Morris about her experiences, and they discuss the film Freedom Riders which will be shown at In Other Words Women's Bookstore on Tuesday, January 24 at 7:00 pm.  

12:55 minutes (7.39 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 01/23/2012

 Denise Morris is our host on a show about the Republican battle over capitalism, a made-up story about multiple personalities that passed for reality, the history and future of the abortion issue, and remembering civil disobedience against segregation in the 1960s.  

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57:01 minutes (32.63 MB)

 

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