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KBOO Audio Archives

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 19, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 05/18/2008

This program includes a Movie Mole review of "Iron Man," a commentary on Racism in the Presidential campaign, a first-person report on May Day in Havana, music and the history of the Buena Vista Social Club, and a discussion of the crisis in food prices.  Clayton Morgareidge hosts. 

Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or go to individual pieces by clicking on their links below:

1.  Bill Resnick talks with Food First's director Eric Holt-Gimenez about food prices: causes and cures.

2.  The Movie Moles melt down "Iron Man."

57:07 minutes (26.15 MB)

Buena Vista Social Club: history and politics

program date: 
Mon, 05/19/2008

 Commenting on the music heard throughout today's show, Bill Resnick mixes music and history in his account of the Buena Vista Social Club's  political context.   

8:53 minutes (4.07 MB)

Cuba in May

program date: 
Sun, 05/18/2008

The Old Mole's Luz María Gordillo was in Havana's Revolution Plaza for the May Day march. Here are her impressions and her reflections on what Cuba means in this colorful report.   

9:28 minutes (4.34 MB)

Racism in the Presidential Campaign

program date: 
Sun, 05/18/2008

The racism that the Obama campaign is revealing among voters and in the media demands a strong reaction.  Clayton Morgareidge comments, drawing in part on an article by David Sirota on the In These Times Website.   

7:51 minutes (3.6 MB)

Movie Moles: "Iron Man"

program date: 
Sun, 05/18/2008

Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken review the action/comic book movie "Iron Man" and give it thumbs down for its repetition of stereotypes about about race, gender, militarism and capitalism.  


10:16 minutes (4.7 MB)

Food Crisis: Causes and Cures

program date: 
Sun, 05/18/2008

What are the underlying reasons for the upsurge in food prices around the world?  What can be done about it?  The Executive Director of  Food First,  Eric Holt-Gimenez, lays it out for us in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  Holt-Gimenez is also the author of Campesino a Campesino: Voices from Latin America’s Farmer to Farmer Movement for Sustainable Agriculture, published by Food First.    


13:47 minutes (6.32 MB)

Coho Productions' "9 Parts of Desire" and Milagro Theatre's "Labyrinth of Desire"

Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 05/12/2008

 Dmae Roberts talks with Luisa Sermol and Israa Hasani from Coho Productions' "9 Parts of Desire" by Heather Raffo.

This play is about 9 Iraqi women and in the second part of the show, Dmae talks with Director Devon Allen

30:57 minutes (24.8 MB)

Clinton Campaign in Oregon

program date: 
Mon, 03/31/2008

An "interview" with Clarence Wiggles of the Clinton Campaign in Oregon by Liam Delta

2:18 minutes (2.11 MB)

Dick Weissman LIVE on Movin' On!

Movin' On
program date: 
Thu, 05/15/2008

Dick Weissman ( musical artist/author/teacher to entertain.  Dick plays banjo, guitar, and piano, and has published many books on music and the music business.  Founder of the folk group "The Journeymen," Dick also was a studio  muscian in New York and has recorded on many labels with many fine artists.  Dick has taught in universities and colleges in Oregon, Denver, California, and Colorado to name a few. A fine artist to be sure, so listen up..........Jade Hosts

27:01 minutes (24.73 MB)

Eric Sten's on housing the homeless

program date: 
Sun, 03/11/2007

Eric Sten describes his successes in housing for the homeless

9:11 minutes (8.4 MB)


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