Old Mole Variety Hour on 12/05/11

Air date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
international climate change, occupy production, homeless women & Occupy, capitalism w/o capitalists


Joe Clement hosts this Old Mole and we hear:

  1. Bill Resnick talks with Chris Williams about the International Climate Change Conference and how the US is undermining it.
  2. Clayton reads and comments on an essay by marxist economist, Richard Wolff, about the significance of workplace democracy for the Occupy movement.
  3. Laurie Mercier talks with Desiree Hellegers about the the unhoused, espcially women, and how the Occupy movement is bringing new attention to their plight.
  4. Joe reads two inter-related blog-posts by sociologist Peter Frase, who argues that simply attacking exectutive pay and effectively demanding to take the capitalists out of capitalism leaves the system largely untouched.


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