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Violent Policing in Portland

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Mon, 06/13/2011

 From police-citizen confrontations on the streets of Portland to the nation-wide prison industrial complex, JoAnn Bowman and Bill Resnick discuss the violent realities of the criminal justice system.  JoAnn Bowman has been a long-time KBOO programmer (hear her now on Voices from the Edge), a state legislator, and director of  Oregon Action where she advocates for the poor and the black communities, especially around economic and criminal justice issues.  

20:30 minutes (11.73 MB)

Beyond Food for Profit

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Mon, 06/13/2011

 Half the world is hungry because they are too poor to buy increasingly expensive food, while agro-business corporations rake in profits  -- a worsening crisis capitalism cannot solve.  Clayton Morgareidge reads an edited excerpt from a recent book, From Food Crisis to Food Sovereignty: The Challenge of Social Movements by Fred Magdoff and Brian Tokar.  This excerpt, published on Alternet, can be found here.  

8:52 minutes (5.08 MB)

Movie Moles: "My Perestroika"

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Mon, 06/13/2011

My Perestroika is a documentary film about how the end of the Soviet Union was experienced by several Russians during their teens.  Our Movie Moles Joe Clement and Wendy Webb discuss several issues the film raises, including the sense of social solidarity that was lost with the advent of materialism and individualism.  

12:49 minutes (7.33 MB)

World Food Crisis

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Mon, 06/13/2011

 Old Mole Bill Resnick surveys the several causes of the world food crisis and some of the possible solutions to it.  

8:34 minutes (4.9 MB)

June 13 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 06/13/2011

 Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole on which -- 

56:18 minutes (32.22 MB)

 

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