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The Death of Labor Law Reform, or Why the Democrats are So Pathetic and Meaningful Reform is Dead

 Bill Resnick for The Old Mole Variety Hour
 Why are the Congressional Democrats so weak and afraid? Why did they refuse to consider universal single payer health care, also called Medicare for All? Why last week did card check union organization die in the Congress? The card check provision was certainly the key part of the Labor Law Reform bill and labor’s top legislative priority. The AFL-CIO spent hundreds of millions of dollars in advertising and campaign contributions – yet its key section was killed by the Democrats. But how could that be?

Old Mole July 20 2009 playlist & links

Tracks played on the Old Mole Variety Hour July 20, 2009

"Free Palestine" by s.o.n. from the album blood and fire

"Tax the Rich" by Carl Gunther

"Corporate Elite" by Los Hermanos Rodriguez, from their eponymous album

"The Low Road" by Marge Piercy, from Louder, We Can't Hear You (Yet)

"La Batalla de Boyaca" by Monareta, from the Sleep Dealer soundtrack

music featured in Che


Music featured in Che and played on the Old Mole March 23, 2009

"Conga Jam"; performed by Candido a Graciela; written by Candido Camero (Manhattan Productions Music, Inc.)

Democratic Capitalism: An Oxymoron?

Old Mole Variety Hour: The Well-read Red
August 4, 2008

Democratic Capitalism: an Oxymoron

Good morning, comrades.  The website  of The International Endowment for Democracy has a page of quotations which I am drawing on for this commentary.

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Old  Mole Archives (of some shows missing from our kboo audio page).

well-read red: police


The Well-read Red for 22 October 2007 is up at Frann Michel's blog.

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