Old Mole Variety Hour for June 30, 2014
Tom Becker hosts this latest report from the Old Mole, and we hear about threats to privatize our Postal Service; the contradiction between capitalism and a survivable planet; a novel about coming of age in a small town; and the music and radical politics of saxophonist Fred Ho who died recently.
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1. Letter carrier Willy Goshell talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about what is lost if the postal service is privatized.
2. Tom Becker reads a piece by Alyssa Röhricht on how a capitalism's imperative to grow threatens our planet's doom.
3. Larry Bowlden reviews local author Tom Spanbauer's novel about growing up and away from a small town.
4. Radical Musicologist Brad Duncan reviews the life and politics of Fred Ho in conversation with Joe Clement.