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Intro and apology

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 01/04/2009

The Intro and the Apology for the January 2009 Ubu Hour...

5:44 minutes (5.26 MB)

Solving the Housing Crisis

program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009


ForeclosuresUnemploymentPoverty.  At least  a third of the nation ill-housed or un-housed.  What to do?  Chester Hartman has written widely on housing issues, and he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  Hartman, an urban planner and author, is Director of Research of the Poverty & Race Research Action Council in Washington, DC.

18:18 minutes (10.48 MB)

Solving the Housing Crisis

program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009


ForeclosuresUnemploymentPoverty.  At least  a third of the nation ill-housed or un-housed.  What to do?  Chester Hartman has written widely on housing issues, and he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  Hartman, an urban planner and author, is Director of Research of the Poverty & Race Research Action Council in Washington, DC.

18:18 minutes (10.48 MB)

Nina Bell on the EPA's Vessel Discharge Permits

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program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009

 Nina Bell, Executive Director of Northwest Environmental Advocates, talks about the recent decision by the EPA to issue a national vessel discharge permit ten years after envrionmental groups requested action.  Kathleen Stephenson hosts.

27:27 minutes (25.14 MB)

Insane War in Gaza

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program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009

"ISRAEL’s war in Gaza is an act of political insanity. It is the product of a deeply disturbed society, able neither to curb its military arrogance nor calm its profound paranoia. The consequences are likely to be painful for Israel’s long-term prospects."  So argues a leading British writer on the middle east, Patrick Seale, in this essay read here by Tom Becker.  You can find it in print at the Saudi Gazette.

6:10 minutes (3.53 MB)

Wyden Town Meeting

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009

OREGON SENATOR RON WYDEN HAD A TOWN MEETING SCHEDULED IN CLACKAMAS COUNTY YESTERDAY.  AROUND FORTY PEOPLE SHOWED UP TO THE SCHEDULED LOCATION, ALL BUT ONE OF THEM THERE TO DEMAND THAT WYDEN MAKE A STATEMENT ON THE ISRAELI INVASION OF GAZA.
BUT THEY WERE DISAPPOINTED TO LEARN THAT RON WYDEN HAD CANCELLED THE MEETING AT THE LAST MINUTE IN ORDER TO HEAD BACK TO WASHINGTON.
 

2:35 minutes (2.37 MB)

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Labor Radio
program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009

Join host Bill Zimmerman as he discusses the AUTO BAILOUT with MARK BRENNER Director of LaborNotes. Do auto workers make $70 per hour?

33:01 minutes (30.24 MB)

A New Capitalism?

program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009

Neo-liberalism has been discredited by the current economic crisis.  What will replace it?   Walden Bello argues that it will be "Global Social Democracy" -- in some ways better than the failed ideas that got us into this mess, but it's still as undemocratic as capitalism has always been.  Bill Resnick reads from Bello's essay, which you can find on line here.

8:55 minutes (5.11 MB)

 

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