The Moles discuss the financial crisis and Sarah Palin and the Christian Right.
Get the Moles’ underground analysis of the current financial crisis as Bill Resnick interviews John Miller from the Union of Radical Political Economists (URPE), and Tom Becker reads from The Nation’s William Greider. Also on the show, Jan Haaken will be talking with Cynthia Burack about Sarah Palin and the Christian Right. Burack is the author of Sin, Sex and Democracy: Anti-Gay Rhetoric and the Christian Right.
Host Melodie Silverwolf speaks with Kevin Danaher co-founder of Global Exchange about "Battle In Seattle," a feature film on the 1999 WTO protests that is premiering in the U.S. today. Kevin is the first face in the film, and he was a key player in organizing the protests.
On the Sept 18 Presswatch, Theresa Mitchell explores the news you're not supposed to know and takes a look at how the government is handling the worst crisis facing the financial markets since the 1920's.
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."
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 subsidy.
An introduction to the life and music of the Chilean revolutionary singer-songwriter Victor Jara, murdered in 1973 by the right-wing coup against the democratic socialist government of Salvador Allende. This segment includes an interview with writer and film maker Saul Landau, and several tracks of Jara's great voice singing his songs. They include "El Derecho de Vivir in Paz," "B.R.P.," "
17:44 minutes (10.15 MB)
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.
Interviews with Nellie Wong and Laura Mannen on The Persistent Power of Socialist Feminism, the upcoming Radical Women Conference to be held October 3-6 in San Francisco.
Part I: Nellie Wong, a long time revolutionary feminist activist and poet, will be a keynote speaker at the conference. She talks about the critical need for this conference now and a how she came to revolutionary feminism. (30 min.)