Economic imperialism

Movie Moles: They Live

program date: 
Mon, 11/07/2011

Joe Clement and Frann Michel turn to this film because of its obviously critical message about late capitalism, and the way some of its complaints, seemingly new and unprescedented at the time, resonate with the Occupy Wall Street movement today. But they have mixed feelings about how far John Carpenter's portrayal of society hijacked by otherwise unseen aliens through psychological manipulation can go as a social analysis of the real actors and sources of inequality, injustice, and social and environmental destruction.

Watch the movie online for free through google video.

13:31 minutes (12.39 MB)

The People's Budget vs. The Congressional Super-Committee

program date: 
Mon, 11/07/2011

Bill Resnick talks with John Miller about how the US and other countries have been handling the debt-crisis. They cover the congressional super-committee  formed in the US and the austerity measures they are considering. John describes the People's Budget , which calls for relatively high taxes on the rich, with tax-loopholes closed, medicare for all, massive public investment and reducing military expenditure. 

18:46 minutes (17.18 MB)

Alternative Radio on 11/08/11

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 11/08/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Professor of Economics Richard Wolff on Capitalism Hits the Fan

Richard Wolff – Capitalism Hits the Fan (lecture)

Like that well known substance, Capitalism has hit the fan. The statistics are numbing and do not convey the suffering and trauma citizens are enduring. Gone up in smoke are their savings, pensions, homes and jobs. Poverty is at record levels. For too many, dreams and hopes are shattered. And like the Howard Beale character in the movie “Network,” people are yelling, “I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore.” Occupy Wall Street has gone global. People are in the streets pushing back and saying, Enough. “We are the 99%.” There is widespread recognition that the economic crash is not just the result of greed and arrogance and lax regulation.

A Deeper Look on 11/10/11

Program: 
A Deeper Look
Air date: 
Thu, 11/10/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Interview; William Arkin author; Obama’s Sword; The JOSC, What Role Does It Play?

Which US military force carried out the infamous night raids in Afghanistan? It flies more Drones than any other force and has captured, interrogated and imprisoned over a thousand alleged “terrorists”. Recently it carried out the targeted assassinations of American Citizens in Yemen. You might guess the CIA but you’d be wrong. It is the JSOC, the President's personal sword. Join me, Linda Olson-Osterlund, and my returning guest William Arkin, author of Top Secret America:. The Rise of the New American Security State. He’ll shine a light on this shadowy organization playing a pivotal role internationally.

More Talk Radio on 11/07/11

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 11/07/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
The effects of the Congressional Super Committee's proposed cuts in Social Security, Medicare, etc.

Cecil Prescod hosts a show about the so-called Super Committee's possible proposals for cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and the effects the cuts might have on Americans. His guest are Nancy J.

Old Mole Variety Hour on 11/07/11

Air date: 
Mon, 11/07/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Deficit commission, Left & the Law:right to assembly, movie moles: They Live, mentally ill occupiers

Joe Clement hosts and we hear:

Ralph Nader speaks with KBOO about Occupy Wall St

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 11/03/2011

Long-time consumer advocate and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader has long called for the kind of populist uprising that has been manifested in the Occupy Wall Street movement.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Nader about his thoughts on the movement.

10:01 minutes (9.17 MB)

The Alleged End of the War in Iraq, and Occupy Wall Street

program date: 
Tue, 11/01/2011

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

The War in Iraq is Over.  

       Or not.

Occupy Wall Street Continues, as does Occupy Portland.

And, of course, the ONLY Media Outlet in Portland with an On-Site Presence is KBOO!!!

 

 

 

55:23 minutes (50.7 MB)

Alternative Radio on 11/02/11

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 11/02/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Economist Richard Wolff is interviewed by David Barsamian about the Systemic Crisis of Capitalism

Economist Richard Wolff is interviewed by David Barsamian about the Systemic Crisis of Capitalism

(KBOO aired a partial broadcast of this program during our recent membership drive. Today we present the program in its entirety.)

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