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Old Mole Variety Hour March 11th 2012

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Mon, 03/11/2013

Tom Becker hosts this Old Mole and we hear about Hugo Chavez and Venuzuela, the new drug-war action film Snitch, wage-slavery and republican visions of liberty, and space warfare.

56:11 minutes (22.51 MB)

A Republican Critique of Wage-Slavery?

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Mon, 03/11/2013

Today words like "republican" or "independence" or "liberty" are likely to conjure ideas about the freedom of business, right to work laws, and the aggrandizement of owner-entrepreneurs. Joe Clement interviews Alex Gourevitch's about his recent article for Jacobin Magazine on "Wave Slavery and Republican Liberty", which argues against this grain. 

58:45 minutes (23.54 MB)

Flashpoints on 03/12/13

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 03/12/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Domingos para Recordar on 03/10/13

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Sun, 03/10/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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Latin

Earned Sick Leave Hearing at City Hall

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Evening News
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Thu, 03/07/2013

KBOO reporter Jamie Partridge interviews participants outside a City Council hearing on an earned sick leave ordinance -- Dan Clay, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers local 555, Charlotte, a Fred Meyer worker, Steve Hughes of the Working Families Party and Lee Mercer of the Main Street Alliance of Oregon.

8:25 minutes (11.55 MB)

Fasting for Injured Colombian GM Workers

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Labor Radio
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Fri, 03/08/2013

John Walsh testifies about his one day fast, part of a series of rolling fasts across the country, in support of injured Colombian GM workers demanding justice from the American automaker.

2:23 minutes (2.18 MB)

Rolling Solidarity Fasts with ASOTRECOL, Injured Colombian GM Workers

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Labor Radio
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Thu, 03/07/2013

People in Portland, the rest of the US, and Colombia are engaging in a series of one-day fasts in solidarity with the injured Colombian autoworkers association, ASOTRECOL.  The workers got hurt on the job at General Motors and then kicked to the curb.  Listen to the people who have fasted describe in their own words why they are taking a stand: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLFPEVmdk5Y&feature=youtu.be http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XUQwZkgWlo&feature=youtu.be http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3us5zoAI4o&feature=youtu.be 

2:23 minutes (2.18 MB)

Flashpoints on 03/07/13

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 03/07/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 03/06/13

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 03/06/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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