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Old Mole Variety Hour for February 4, 2008

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Sun, 02/03/2008

 This edition of the Old Mole Variety Hour is hosted by Denise Morris and is about Africa, movies, and presidential politics.  The arrow above will get you the whole show.  You can hear the pieces, and get more information about them, by clicking on their titles below.

1.  The Choice: Clinton or Obabma?  Christopher Hayes of The Nation talks with Bill Resnick about the strengths and limitations of the two candidates.

2.  Everybody Reads.  Maude Heines and Jan Haaken explain the Multnomah County Library program Everybody Reads and discuss the book that "everybody" is currently reading.  

48:23 minutes (22.15 MB)

Movie Moles: "Mad Money"

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Sun, 02/03/2008

 Movie Mole Denise Morris and special guest Sahrah Sayyam review the female heist/caper  movie "Mad Money."  

8:55 minutes (4.09 MB)

Cascade Festival of African Films

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Sun, 02/03/2008

 Brooke Jacobson and Jan Haaken tell us what's going on at the African Film Festival now underway at the PCC Cascade Campus and at other Portland venues.  For the schedule, click here, or  phone (503) 244-6111 ext. 3630.

6:21 minutes (2.91 MB)

Everybody Reads

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Thu, 02/07/2008

 The Old Mole's  Jan Haaken talks with Maude Heines about the Multnomah County Library program "Everybody Reads", and in particular about the current selection A Long Way Gone, a memoir of a boy soldier in Sierra Leone.  Learn more about the reading program here.  

11:39 minutes (5.33 MB)

Clinton or Obama?

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Sun, 02/03/2008

 Christopher Hayes, Washington Editor of The Nation magazine, talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about similarities and differences between the two Democratic candidtates.  They also discuss their limitations.  Hayes recently wrote "The Choice" in which he declares his preference.  You can read it here.

18:18 minutes (8.38 MB)

0208 am 'Get This' news

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Thu, 02/07/2008

 

Get This:  Creepy VP Dick Cheney says torture is Okay with him but not on him…

Chris Andreae

02/08/08

 

7:47 minutes (7.13 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Warrentless wiretapping case

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Sun, 02/03/2008

Warrantless wiretapping by the National Security agency under President Bush has been in the national news a lot lately.

An Oregon case in Federal District Court could help put a stop to it.

Kboo’s News feature Civil Liberties Watch brings us the story.

4:22 minutes (4 MB)

Vancouver's Food Conference, and the Teach-In on Climate Change

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Wed, 01/30/2008

A special Report on the January 31, 2008 Local Food Conference in Vancouver, and the national Focus the Nation Teach-In on Climate Change.

5:20 minutes (4.89 MB)

Domestic Partnerships: Karinne Fish with Basic Rights Oregon

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Sun, 02/03/2008

 

In a landmark ruling on Friday U. S. District Judge Michael Mosman overturned his earlier decision and allowed same-sex couples to obtain domestic partnerships.

The ruling went into effect today and KBOO's John Flaig spoke with Karinne Fish from Basic Rights Oregon.

2:17 minutes (2.09 MB)

Alternative economics: John Poling with Cascadia Hours Exchange

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Wed, 01/30/2008

We may use money to buy goods and services, but as John Poling, organizer with the Cascadia Hour Exchange, points out, money is not the only way, or even the best way to get what you want. He and others at the Cascadia Hour Exchange have formed a network where each person offers their skills, such as house painting, graphic design, child care, or even legal advice. Each one hour block of time given entitles members to exchange their services the skills and time of any other person in the network. Poling believes that relying on non-monetary exchange systems both strengthen local economies as well as create a deeper sense of community.

5:34 minutes (5.09 MB)

 

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