Interview with Raúl Ortíz, a member of SINALTRAINAL in Colombia (The National Union of Food Industry Workers). He talks about how Kraft Foods Corporation has suspended contracts of over 400 workers in the Cauca region in Colombia and what their plans for action are.
Courtesy of Argentina's TV PTS. Translated by Brenda Escobar.
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this Membership Drive episode of the Old Mole which includes discussions of what's ahead for the revolutionary events in Egypt; how Portland's feminist bookstore In Other Words featured in the TV series Portlandia; and the coming Festival of African Films.
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What's happening in Egypt these days -- and in Tunisia -- is huge. What are the forces that are rising up, and what kind of new government will emerge? Palestinian scholar Bashir Abu-Manneh of Barnard College, who has written on Middle Eastern issues in Z-Space and elsewhere, clarifies matters in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.
Single Payer Health Care in -- The Affordable Health Care for All Oregon Act
Isn't it time we acknowledge health care as a right? What could possibly make it alright for there to be a profit motive in health care? Why should we endlessly capitulate to the private insurance industry? Why do people go without essential preventative care, while the executives take home millions of dollars? And why have we put up with this for so long?
Veteran journalist Reese Erlich discussed his experience by actually talking (imagine!) to some of the people vilified by our government as terrorists. His new book is Conversations with Terrorists: Middle East Leaders on Politics, Violence and Empire.