Latest Public Affairs Audio

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2009

program date: 
Sun, 03/22/2009

 Hosted by Frann Michel, this show features a film review of Che, a conversation about what's wrong with merit pay for teachers, a commentary about the political opening for the left created by the AIG bonus scandal, and a short story about international family ties by Luz María Gordillo.  

To hear the whole show, use the arrow above.  For individual pieces, follow the links below:

1.  "Give Them All Pitchforks!" -- Well-read Red Laurie Mercier on the popular outrage about AIG.

2.  Fred McKissack from Rethinking Schools talks with Bill Resnick about "merit" pay for teachers.

51:28 minutes (29.45 MB)

Health and Health Care Forum

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Radiozine
program date: 
Sun, 03/22/2009

 

"Four Health Care Advocates Talk about the Oregon State Legislature." 

 

28:11 minutes (25.81 MB)

Health and Health Care Forum

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Sun, 03/22/2009

 

"Four Health Care Advocates Talk about the Oregon State Legislature." 

 

28:11 minutes (25.81 MB)

Web of Life - Animal Slavery

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Sun, 03/22/2009

 Pete Anderson hosts Web of Life, a program about animals and topics related to animals, with an expanded focus on the ways the society impacts animals and how animals impact society. Today's co-host is Janna Banana.

28:08 minutes (25.76 MB)

The Sudden Radio Project - March 2009

program date: 
Sun, 03/22/2009

Van Gogh says, "Lend an ear..."

59:07 minutes (20.3 MB)

Health and Health Care Forum

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Sun, 03/22/2009

 

"Four Health Care Advocates Talk about the Oregon State Legislature." 

 

28:11 minutes (25.81 MB)

Sister of a Prisoner

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Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Sun, 03/22/2009

During a visit with the sister of a prisoner who has been in lockdown almost four years, we get an update about how things are going. Debbie shares the ongoing task of keeping in touch with her brother.

A reminder! The deadline for entering Tattoo Art to Shot Caller Press is May 31.

28:27 minutes (26.05 MB)

Bonuses & Merit Pay

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program date: 
Sat, 03/21/2009

 

Just as bonuses for corporate CEOs leads to corruption, so "merit" pay for teachers  leads to corrupt teaching practices.  Bill Resnick talks with Fred McKissack of Rethinking Schools about what's  wrong with this way of motivating people.   (Illustration: Richard Downs)

17:21 minutes (9.93 MB)

 

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