Economic imperialism

Worker-owned co-operatives: building a more humane economy

program: 
Recovery Zone
program date: 
Wed, 03/28/2012
The United Nations has declared 2012 the International Year of Cooperatives, Congress may be considering the National Cooperative Development Act, and worker-owned co-operatives could play a role in creating an economy that treats people as human beings.
28:08 minutes (12.88 MB)

Political Perspectives on 03/28/12

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Wed, 03/28/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Michael Moore on the future of the Occupy Movement.

Filmmaker, author and activist Michael Moore speaks on the future of the Occupy Movement. Moore was the featured speaker at the Left Forum on Saturday, March 17th at Pace University in New York City.

Recovery Zone on 03/28/12

Program: 
Recovery Zone
Air date: 
Wed, 03/28/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Role of Worker Owned Co-operatives in Occupy Movement

The United Nations has declared 2012 the International Year of Cooperatives, Congress may be considering the National Cooperative Development Act, and worker-owned co-operatives could play a role in the Occupy Movement as it seeks to challenge the widening wealth gap between the top 1% and the rest of us. Here in Portland City Bikes has been operating as a worker-owned cooperative since 1990.

Interview with Ellen Brown

program: 
Fight the Empire
program date: 
Thu, 03/15/2012

Interview with Ellen Brown who has written extensively on state banks, debt and other economic issues. Now she describes how the Greek financial crisis could take down Wall Street.

27:36 minutes (12.63 MB)

Peek Behind The Veil Of Monopoly Media Manipulation

program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 03/15/2012

Today we will talk about the elections, the economy, serving the 1% and we'll listen to an interview with Melissa Block about Syria..

25:30 minutes (11.67 MB)

Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers

program: 
More Talk Radio
program date: 
Mon, 03/12/2012

 

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod interview Ellen Schultz about her book, "Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers."

It's no secret that hundreds of companies have been slashing pensions and health coverage earned by millions of retirees. Employers blame an aging workforce, stock market losses, and spiraling costs — what they call "a perfect storm" of external forces that has forced them to take drastic measures.

53:39 minutes (24.56 MB)

Fighting a Tar Sands Company's Claims to Private Land

program date: 
Fri, 03/09/2012

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Julia Trigg Crawford, a Texas landowner and farmer who isn’t letting the foreign tar sands company claim eminent domain rights to her land without putting up a fight. Two weeks ago Ms. Crawford launched a Change.org petition to protect her land from tar sands money and tar sands risks.

58:40 minutes (26.86 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 03/27/12

Air date: 
Tue, 03/27/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Is Big Brother watching? Oh, yes he is. Abe and Joe look at the NSA's massive new spy center.

There's a lot of information flying around these days, more so than ever before, in fact. Keeping tabs on all of it would seem to be an impossible task. Not to worry, though -- Big Brother is up to the job. Abe and Joe take a look at the National Security Agency's massive new spy center, and discuss life in the modern American surveillance state.

The Economy and President Obama's recent executive order.

program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 03/22/2012

Today we are talking about the economy and the recent executive order President Obama just signed.

26:50 minutes (24.57 MB)
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