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Audio by album august_2_2010

Policing Domestic Violence

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Mon, 08/02/2010

Tanya Brannan, founder of  the Purple Berets, describes how and why police responses to domestic violence are often useless or worse than useless.  She talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  

17:40 minutes (10.11 MB)

Movie Moles: "The Kids Are All Right?"

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Mon, 08/02/2010

Movie Moles Wendy Webb and Jan Haaken reveal to us that the kids are all right, but open up the bigger question, "Is the audience alright?" as they explore the tangled politics of gender, sexual orientation, class and race of this entertaining film.    

13:47 minutes (7.89 MB)

Kapitalism 101: Marx on the Market

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Mon, 08/02/2010

 Joe Clement introduces a selection from Brendan Cooney's video blog Kapitalism 101.  Cooney explains how the workings of the "free" market inevitably produce class inquality.  You can watch the video version here.  

7:32 minutes (4.31 MB)

Book Mole: "Love and Summer"

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Mon, 08/02/2010
5:27 minutes (3.12 MB)

Bad Policy or Class Policy?

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Wed, 08/04/2010

Governments around the world are promoting austerity and "fiscal responsibility" as a solution to the global financial crisis.   Liberal critics say this is short-sighted, but in fact it's the way governments serve "their corporate/financial masters."  The Old Mole's Tom Becker reads from a piece by Ismael Hossein-Zadeh from Counterpunch.

6:51 minutes (3.92 MB)

August 2 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 08/02/2010

Joe Clement (pictured here) is our host on this program about policing domestic violence, "The Kids Are All Right," Marxian economics, Love in Ireland, and going beyond the liberal critique of government austerity.

53:33 minutes (30.64 MB)

 

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