Economic imperialism

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 22, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 09/21/2008

Why is the  US Government, funded by  our taxes, saving Wall Street's financiers from the consequences of their hubris?  On this program, hosted by Tom Becker, we discuss the situation in depth.  Also on the show: an conversation about what Sarah Palin signifies for the Christian Right as well as to women behond that  group.  Hear the whole program by clicking the arrow above, or listen to individual pieces by following their links below:

1.  Bill Resnick and economist John Miller  discuss  the  origins and direction of the economic crisis and what the left should be demanding

50:14 minutes (28.75 MB)

Locus Focus on 09/24/08

Locus Focus
Air date: 
Wed, 09/24/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Panic in Financial Land

Danny Schechter, director of the new film "In Debt We Trust" and author of the new book "Plunder," will talk about the current financial meltdown and dissects the Bush administration's plan to bail out AIG  to the tune of one trillion dollars.

Old Mole Variety Hour on 09/22/08

Air date: 
Mon, 09/22/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
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.

Positively Revolting on 09/19/08

Air date: 
Fri, 09/19/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

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.

Presswatch-Sep 18: Banks, Dollars & Financial Meltdown

program date: 
Wed, 09/17/2008

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.

27:03 minutes (12.38 MB)

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

The Life and Music of Victor Jara

program date: 
Sun, 09/14/2008

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)

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