Old Mole Variety Hour -- interviews and reviews from an underground perspective
What happens to victims when their assailants are given "guilty except for insanity" sentences, as in the Richard Gillmore case? Portland Attorney Mike Snedeker talks with Jan Haaken. Book Mole Larry Bowlden will discuss Elizabeth Berg’s novel The Art of Mending. And Bill Resnick interviews Guy Dauncey about the technologies apppropriate for a greener and more democratic earth.
Chris Andreae hosts a special program all about the West Coast Convergence for Climate Action, 8 days of Low Impact Living and High Impact Action with skill shares, sustainability demonstrations, direct action, community organizing, and entertainment.
Dewey Weddington (Saké One) joins Food Show hosts Marliese, Miriam and Mark for a discussion of how saké is made in Oregon. Mark will discuss Parma. He just returned from a trip to Italy. Allen Rousseau from the Portland Farmer's Market discusses Pine Mountain Buffalo Ranch. Plus news tidbits from around the world for dessert.
Naomi Klein on "The Shock Doctrine"
Naomi Klein of Canada is an award-winning journalist, author and
filmmaker. Her articles appear in major newspapers and magazines all
over the world. Her documentary film on the economic crisis in
Argentina is "The Take." "No Logo," her book on globalization and
marketing was an international bestseller. Her latest book is "The
Catastrophes from Katrina to Iraq from Afghanistan to the Asian
Tsunami clear the way for corporations to move in and operate in
newly privatized zones, pushing local government overboard. Kind of
like shock and awe economics. Privatize, privatize, privatize is
intoned like a mantra by the economic high priests of neoliberalism.
Host Glen Andresen speaks with Noah Wemple of Cougar Mountain Farm, which puts on the Tayberry Jam/Reggae on the Mountain festival 18-20 July outside Cottage Grove. The farm is completely off the
grid utilizing solar panels and microhydro.
Jay Thiemeyer speaks with film curator Guiseppe Bruno-Bossio about Blue Planet, a film by Franco Piavoli, which plays this weekend at the Northwest Film Center. BLUE PLANET contains images and sounds, meticulously collected and developed over three years, that illustrate the passing of time through the four seasons, through the 24 hours of a day and through the evolutionary existence of the planet itself.
Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Mike Hudak, author of Western Turf Wars: The Politics of Public Lands Ranching about the horrendous damage done to millions of acres of fragile public lands by overgrazing livestock.