Alternative economics

The Spiraling Economy

program date: 
Sun, 11/23/2008

More bad news about the economy keeps arriving.  What is the situation and how can be fixed?  The Old Mole's Bill Resnick talks with radical economist Arthur McEwan -- aka Dr. Dollar at Dollars & Sense.

19:47 minutes (11.32 MB)

Alternative Radio

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 11/26/2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Raj Patel - Stuffed & Starved (lecture)
Raj Patel, writer, activist and former policy analyst with Food First, is a visiting scholar at the Center for African Studies at UC Berkeley. He has worked for the World Bank, the WTO, and the United Nations, and has also protested them on four continents. He is the author of "Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System." Patel is also currently a Fellow at the Institute of Food and Development Policy and a Research Associate at the School of Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
 

Strengthening Our Local Economy

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 11/18/2008

Robyn Shanti hosts Strengthening Our Local Economy with Marcia Meyers from the Real Wealth of Portland Group.  They discuss ways to make the local economy more vibrant.

39:35 minutes (36.24 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour

Air date: 
Mon, 11/24/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
A program of social and political commentary from a socialist-feminist point of view.

On the Old Mole Variety Hour, film theorist Robert Samuels talks with Jan Haaken about the politics of comedy and irony in entertainment, as for example in Madagascar 2, Tropic Thunder, Religulous, and W.  Bill Resnick and Economist Arthur McEwan discuss the spiraling economic crisis.  And Clayton Morgareidge looks at the situation in Afghanistan in light of President-elect Obama’s policy to ramp up the war there.  

Yusef Chaman about the impact of fair trade on Pakistan

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 11/11/2008

The guest is Yusef Chaman, who imports fair trade rugs from Pakistan.  He speaks about the impact of fair trade on Pakistan, as well as on related topics.

26:22 minutes (24.15 MB)

Flashpoints

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 11/21/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Financial analyst Katherine Austin Fitts on the autor bailout, deflation and the G-20 response to Wall Street and Part 2 of an interview with Cynthia McKinney, former Congresswoman and Presidential candidate.

Recovery Zone

Program: 
Recovery Zone
Air date: 
Thu, 12/04/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Short Description: 
Healing our World

       Can community trump economic hard times?    Tune in and find out about NE Portland's newly forming Columbia Ecovillage.  Community members plan to care for their 3+ acre "food forest," while cultivating supportive relationships with each other, the larger community and the Earth.  

Show for November 17, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 11/16/2008

Hosted by Denise Morris, this program deals with the global economic crisis and what it would take to fix it, the broken mental health system and what it needs, and why California  voters  passed  a  ban on gay marriage.  We also hear a review  of  the documentary film about Darcelle XV, Queens of Heart.  Hear the whole show by clicking the arrow above, or individual pieces by following the links  below:

1.  John Cavanagh, co-director of the Institute  for Policy Studies, explains what led to the global financial crisis and what  could fix  it.

54:13 minutes (31.03 MB)

Reshaping the Economic World Order

program date: 
Sun, 11/16/2008

What needs to be done to replace the current and collapsing economic global system with something that works for all of us?   John Cavanagh, director of the Institute for  Policy Studies, talks  with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about how this crisis developed and what it will take to fix it.   

16:07 minutes (9.22 MB)

Locus Focus

Program: 
Locus Focus
Air date: 
Wed, 11/19/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
A trickle up econonic solution to the current crisis & the latest on Alaskan election results

Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with Chuck Collins with the Institute for Policy Studies about what caused the current finanical meltdown and how a bottom up investment strategy is the best solution to the current crisis. Later in the hour we'll get an update on Alaskan election returns with Anchorage talk show host Shannyn Moore.

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