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Report On Health Care Reform

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Mon, 03/26/2012

 As the Supreme Court takes up "Obamacare," Andrew Riley of the Center for Intercultural Organizing talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about what that law does and fail to do to improve access to health care.  They also take up Governor Kitzhaber's program for Oregon and the potential for a single payer plan.  

18:01 minutes (10.31 MB)

Student Protest in Greece

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Mon, 03/26/2012

 Eric Mankowski, Professor of Psychology at Portland State, was in Athens at the height of student protests last fall against government austerity measures that are destroying jobs and educational opportunities.  Here he talks with the Old Mole's Jan Haaken about the high level of organization and discipline shown by the protestors.  

14:01 minutes (8.02 MB)

Blinded by the Bubble of Ideology

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Mon, 03/26/2012

 Why is it so easy to forget, or deny, that a hundred million Americans are poor or near-poor?  In this commentary, Clayton Morgareidge suggests it's because our consumer culture represents us all as willing and able buyers of commodities.  

You can read this commentary here.  

8:07 minutes (4.64 MB)

Movie Review: "The Spook Who Sat By the Door"

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Mon, 03/26/2012

In these times of renewed efforts to build communities of protest, Frann Michel looks back to a film about serious revolution -- "The Spook Who Sat By the Door." Made in 1973, it imagines a black revolution led by a former CIA agent. You can read this review here, where you'll find links to more information and to the film itself.

7:59 minutes (4.58 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 03/26/2012

 Clayton Morgareidge hosts this edition of the Old Mole which features discussions of healthcare reform, protests in Greece, a film about black revolution, and a commentary on the invisibility of poverty.

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52:58 minutes (30.31 MB)

 

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