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The Global Movement for Freedom

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Mon, 08/19/2013

George Katsiaficas has written widely about people's liberation movements around the world, many of them unreported in our media.  Here he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about the "Eros Effect" -- the desire for freedom that constantly asserts itself in uprisings everywhere, from the Paris Commune to the Occupy Movement.

20:53 minutes (11.95 MB)

Review: "Orange is the New Black"

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Mon, 08/19/2013

Movie Moles Frann Michel and Iven Hale take a critical, yet appreciative, look at "Orange is the New Black," the Netflix series that has just finished its first season.  They point out its failures to fully represent prison life, while finding much to admire in the show.  For a summary of Frann's and Iven's review, and links to other critical reviews, check out Frann Michel's blog.  

9:12 minutes (5.27 MB)

Community Radio and the Rise of the Right

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Mon, 08/19/2013

Claire Connor has described her political journey in Wrapped in the Flag: A Personal History of America's Radical Right.  In Portland on a speaking tour, Old Mole contributor Paul Roland talked with her about the right wing's domination of the corporate media and the rise of community radio like KBOO to counteract it.  

This piece concludes with words from Elvis Costello about the control of commercial radio by "fools" and a request to you to vote in the upcoming KBOO  board election.  Details are on this page.  

12:40 minutes (7.25 MB)

Book Mole: "Private Life"

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Mon, 08/19/2013

Jane Smiley's 2010 novel Private Life: Marriage Can Sometimes Be the Lonliest Place takes the life of Margaret from 1883 to 1942, revealing in one "private life" the larger world in which it is lived.  Larry Bowlden reviews this work of a major American writer.  More of Larry's reviews are here.  

7:10 minutes (4.1 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 19, 2013

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Mon, 08/19/2013

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Clayton Morgareidge hosts this show featuring an unusually optimistic Bill Resnick interview about the growth of people's movements around the world, and our Movie Moles in an engaging critique of "Orange is the New Black," the TV series about a women's prison.  We also hear Paul Roland talk with Claire Connor about the rise of the right and the need for community radio; and a review of Jane Smiley's recent novel Private Life.  

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53:47 minutes (30.77 MB)

 

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