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Measuring the Fiscal Cliff

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Mon, 11/12/2012

Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with political scientist David Schultz about the "fiscal cliff" and how mainstream discourse about it obscures the real issues.  

15:14 minutes (8.72 MB)

Measuring the Fiscal Cliff

program date: 
Mon, 11/12/2012

 Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with Political Scientist David Schultz about how the so-called "fiscal cliff" was created and the real political and economic issues behind it.   Schultz teaches at Hamline University.

15:14 minutes (8.72 MB)

Prisons, Psychiatry, and Solitary

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program date: 
Mon, 11/12/2012

 In their continuing series The Left and the Law, psychologist Jan Haaken and attorney Mike Snedeker discuss how psychological studies confirm what has been known for a long time: that solitary confinement drives people crazy.  They also discuss the extent of its use.  

10:11 minutes (5.83 MB)

Postal Workers' Action

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program date: 
Mon, 11/12/2012

The Old Mole's Iven Hale talks with postal worker Willie Groschelle of the Letter Carriers' Union about value of  the US Postal Service and the forces of privatization that are threatening to destroy it.  

6:00 minutes (3.44 MB)

Big Strike Actions in Europe

program date: 
Mon, 11/12/2012

Joe Clement brings us news of strikes, protests, rallies and marches from across the Atlantic -- in Spain and Greece especially -- all in opposition to austerity programs that cut jobs and social services.   

2:37 minutes (1.5 MB)

Movie Moles: "Detropia"

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Mon, 11/12/2012
Jan Haaken and Joe Clement, Movie Moles, discuss the documentary "Detropia" about the history and current situation in Detroit in light of the decline of the US auto industry. 10:43 minutes (6.14 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Sun, 11/18/2012

 Bill Resnick is our host for this episode of the Old Mole, and he guides us through the following segments with some brief pauses for music by regular folks.  To hear any of these pieces, click on the links below.  To hear the whole show, use the play button below.  

1.  David Schultz talks with Bill about the "fiscal cliff" and the real issues behind it.

2. The Left and the Law (Mike Snedeker and Jan Haaken) examine the use of solitary confinement -- its origins and its destructive effects. 

53:24 minutes (30.56 MB)

 

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