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Abe And Joe Talk Radio - Sept 16

program date: 
Mon, 09/15/2008

 Host Joe Uris hosts today's show, with a wild and wooly topic list.

56:56 minutes (26.07 MB)

Alternative Radio on 09/17/08

Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 09/17/2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Kevin Phillips speaks on Swimming with the Sharks: The U.S. Economy.  (lecture)
Kevin Phillips was chief political analyst for the 1968 Republican presidential campaign, which culminated in the victory of Richard Nixon.  Phillips also was partly responsible for the design of the Republican "Southern strategy," which transformed the once Democratic South into a Republican stronghold. In 1969 he wrote "The Emerging
Republican Majority." His politics have evolved over the ensuing decades. He is the author of many books including "American Theocracy" and "Bad Money."


Radiozine on 09/16/08

Air date: 
Tue, 09/16/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Per Fagereng interviews Max Fraad Wolff, An economist and writer, Wolff is an instructor at the Graduate
Program in International Affairs at the New School University. He is a frequent contributor to Huffington Post, Asia Times and The Indypendent. Wolff says that the decision to not bail out Lehman is a political and public relations one; he also states that a Federal Reserve rate cut on Tuesday -- widely rumored on Wall Street -- would amount to a massive

Drinking from Puddles on 09/17/08

Air date: 
Wed, 09/17/2008 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Short Description: 
Drinking From Puddles welcomes interview guest Paris !!

Paris hails from the San Francisco Bay Area and was catapulted onto the national hip-hop scene in 1990 with his hit single and album The Devil Made Me Do It, after earning a degree in economics from the University of California at Davis. Originally released on Tommy Boy Records, his first single from that album, "Break The Grip of Shame," was banned by MTV. Since then his uncompromising stance on political issues and biting social commentary have both aided and hindered his quest to bring solid music and messages to the masses.

Swimming, Sinking or Treading Water? A look at Oregon's Economy

program date: 
Wed, 09/03/2008

Was Oregon's economy in trouble even before the sub-prime meltdown? That's what new numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau say. Despite record-breaking economic expansion before the current downturn, most Oregonians' incomes have remained flat since 2000. Poverty and lack of health insurance or other problems that did not improve during the boom. What did Oregon leaders fail to do? How well are Oregonians equipped to face an economy that continues to falter? What strategy should our legislature and governor consider to turn things around? Jo Ann and Dave  talk with Mike Leachman, policy analyst with the Oregon Center for Public Policy about these and other questions.

56:36 minutes (45.34 MB)

Disappearing Rice Paddies

program date: 
Sun, 08/31/2008

Special Labor Day Documentary: Disappearing Rice Paddies

27:14 minutes (24.94 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 25, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

Guided by Denise Morris, the Moles  vistit Cuba today.  Bill Resnick talks with Cuba expert Sam Farber about Cuba in transition and the possibilities for self-determination and socialist democracy.  The Movie Moles review the 1964 film Soy Cuba! made by Russian film makers in support of the Revolution.  And we hear Luz María Gordillo’s account of her trip to Cuba last May.  Here the whole show by clicking the arrow above, or  individual pieces by following their links below:

1.  Luz Marîa Gordillo visits Havana's Plaza de la Revolución on May Day.

2.  The Movie Moles on Soy Cuba!

54:26 minutes (24.92 MB)

Prospects for Cuba

program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

Samuel Farber is a long-time socialist born and raised in Cuba. He is the author of numerous works on that country including The Origin of the Cuban Revolution Reconsidered published by University of North Carolina Press.  The Old  Mole's Bill Resnick talks with him about life in Cuba today as it makes  the transition to the post-Fidel era, and about various scenarios for its future.  You can read his thoughts on these issues here and here

31:19 minutes (14.34 MB)

Cooperatives and Community-Owned Businesses

program date: 
Thu, 08/21/2008

"Cooperatives and Community-Owned Businesses: Rethinking the Ways Businesses Are Run and How They Interact with the Local Communities They Belong To." Todd Wilson speaks with representatives from three of Portland's Food Coops: People's, Food Front, and Alberta. Feel free to call in with your with questions, comments, experiences and thoughts."

29:11 minutes (5.01 MB)

Abe and Joe Talk Radio - August 26

program date: 
Mon, 08/25/2008

Host Joe Uris talks with listeners about proposed Liquified Natural Gas Pipelines in Oregon, the history and real meaning of the Russian/Georgian conflict and the Obama-Biden Democratic National Convention.  A No-Holds-Barred discussion of Real Stuff in Real Time.

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58:31 minutes (26.79 MB)
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