Host Crystal Leighty asks callers, "How is the current financial crisis affecting you, and how are you responding in your own life?" Guest Marsha Meyers shares her thoughts on "The Real Wealth of Nations," Riane Eisler's recent work on creating a caring economics.
This program, hosted by Tom Becker, deals with better ways to repair the economy, making Portland Sweat Free (no purchases of city uniforms produced by sweatshop labor), the Winter Soldier Project in Portland where Iraq veterans testify about the impact of the war on their lives, and what Columbus really did.
Tom also announced the Cross Trade Solidarity Report-back from the Labor Notes Conference, Saturday, October 18, starting at 6pm, at the Musicians Hall, 325 NE 20th Ave in Portland.
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Bill Resnick talks with Chuck Collins from the Institute for Policy Studies about a real recovery plan that would revive the enconomy, support working people, and lead to new and green forms of production. Collins is the author of Robin Hood Was Right.
Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cuss and discuss the latest election news and coverage, including a run-down of the various Oregon Ballot Measures. The cops are tracking your car's location with high tech cameras that log when and where your license plates appear. Be aware!!!
Dave Mazza guest hosts today. He speaks with David Cay Johnston, former New York Times reporter and author of Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (and Stick You with the Bill). Johnston has spent his 40-year career exposing collusion between government officials and private sector entities as they enrich the rich and ignore consequences for middle-class laborers and the poor. In his previous book Perfectly Legal, he focused on hidden inequities in the tax system. He and Dave will discuss the financial crisis and the bailout and how all of us will be affected.
A program of social and political commentary from a socialist-feminist point of view.
Bill Resnick talks with Chuck Collins from the Institute for Policy Studies about a real recovery plan that would revive the enconomy, support working people, and lead to new and green forms of production. Jan Haaken interviews Megan Brooker, an organizer of the Winter Soldier Conference, about the impact of war on mental health. And Tom Becker explores the significance of Columbus Day.
This program is all about the global economy and how to fix it. The Movie Moles discuss Battle in Seattle, and Bill Resnick talks with two activists with The Apollo Alliance about how to put the economy on a green footing. Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or individual segments by following the links below. And please support the Old Mole and KBOO duriing the Fall Membership Drive by clicking on the Join Now link at the top of this page!