Old Mole Variety Hour on 12/19/11

Air date: 
Mon, 12/19/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Report on the Occupy Movement; Myths and Realities of the Food Industry

Clayton Morgareidge will host this episode of the Mole, on which

  • Laurie Mercier talks with Arun Gupta, a founding editor of The Indypendent, about the strategies and the future of the Occupy Movement. Gupta has visited over 30 Occupy sites in over 20 states. Along With Michelle Fawcett, he is reporting on the Occupy movement for Salon, The Guardian, Alternet, The Progressive and other outlets.
  • Bill Resnick interviews JoAnn Lo, director of the Food Chain Workers' Alliance, about the bucolic myths and ugly realities of the US food industry -- the food it delivers to us and the conditions for workers who produce it.
  • We hear labor journalist Mike Elk explaining why US labor has not protested on the scale of recent strike actions in the U.K., with analysis by the Old Mole's Joe Clement.


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