Protest and action

Political Perspectives on 06/08/11

Air date: 
Wed, 06/08/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
"Joint Palestinian-Israeli Popular Struggle: The Face of a Future of Peace and Equality"

Stanford University Professor of Middle East History, Joel Beinin speaks on "Joint Palestinian-Israeli Popular Struggle: The Face of a Future of Peace and Equality"

Joel Beinin is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History and Professor of Middle East History at Stanford.

Well Read Red: animal resistance

program date: 
Mon, 06/06/2011

Frann comments on a number of animal attacks that demonstrate a form of resistance to abuse and exploitation. She then focuses making a case against Thaddeus Russell's dismissive review of a book about such acts of animal resistance.

7:53 minutes (7.22 MB)

A Deeper Look on 06/09/11

A Deeper Look
Air date: 
Thu, 06/09/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
The Brainwashing of the US Population! Guest: Frances Fox Piven

Frances Fox Piven. Have you heard of her? The left wing mastermind behind the 2008 financial crisis! According to Glenn Beck, that is! He put this distinguished professor, activist and long time contributor to the Nation Magazine in the cross hairs of his television show no more than 30 times. She was inundated by thousands of messages of hate and scores of death threats via email and standard methods. Her home and work addresses were published by those taking up Beck's wild accusations.

Tune in to hear this courageous and long time scholar and activist. We will talk about the propagandizing of the U.S. public and the message they are trying to silence.

Talk Radio on 06/10/11

Air date: 
Fri, 06/10/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
“The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and Its Impact on Nuclear Power in the United States”

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Arjun  Makhijani, president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, which has released a paper “The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and Its Impact on Nuclear Power in the United States.”

This week AP reported that, "Japan's government has doubled the estimate of how much radiation leaked from a tsunami-hit nuclear plant and says the damage to the reactors was greater than previously thought."

Outside In Guerilla Theatre Media Project

program date: 
Wed, 06/01/2011

Tonight Circle A Radio is again collaborating wth the Guerilla Theatre youth group from Outside In. We are showcasing  peer education media pieces about HIV and STI transmition, how to make informed choices, the importance of communication and peer education, and more.

If you are interested in hearing our the first show produced by Guerilla Theatre youth, go to

We included clips from the  the "Life of Youth" films. You can view them at from, the link is
clips were shared from Needle Exchange Saves Lives, and VD

55:34 minutes (50.87 MB)

Alternative Radio on 05/31/11

Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 05/31/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Bill Moyers – Organize! Honoring Howard Zinn

Bill Moyers – Organize! Honoring Howard Zinn (lecture)

Joe Hill, born in Sweden, emigrated to the United States in 1902, where he became a migrant laborer. When he was a dockworker in California, Hill joined the Industrial Workers of the World, the IWW. He traveled widely, writing political songs, making speeches and organizing workers under the IWW banner.

May 30 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 05/30/2011

 Clayton Morgareidge hosts this episode of the Old Mole featuring the music of the Indigo Girls and discussions of the Vermont single payer health program just enacted, the troubles with liberalism, and the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival.  


56:15 minutes (32.19 MB)

Indigo Girls: Music and Politics

program date: 
Mon, 05/30/2011

 The Indigo Girls (Amy Ray and Emily Saliers) made their first album in 1989, and ever since they have been recording and touring, combining performance with political activism.  In this segment, we hear excerpts of several songs and then our radical musicologist Brad Duncan, a long time fan of the Girls, discusses their music, their  progressive politics, and the times in which they first emerged.  

11:20 minutes (6.48 MB)

Further to the Left

program date: 
Mon, 05/30/2011

 In this commentary, Clayton Morgareidge draws on Slavoj Žižek's book First as Tragedy, Then as Farce to argue that the Left must go further left:  A liberalism tethered to capitalism is tied to a sinking ship that will take us all down.    

7:45 minutes (4.44 MB)

Single Payer Success in Vermont

program date: 
Mon, 05/30/2011

 Vermont has become the first state to enact a law leading to a single payer health care system.   Vermont activist Traven talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about what the law says, what kind of organizing led to the success, and the obstacles  that still remain.  

21:13 minutes (12.14 MB)
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