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Future of the Egyptian Revolution

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Mon, 02/28/2011

 Can the Egyptian people who toppled Mubarak and who are demanding democracy keep up their momentum to achieve their goals?  Chris Toensing edits Middle East Report, and he talks here with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about the obstacles that lie ahead.  

16:53 minutes (9.66 MB)

Protesting for What?

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Mon, 02/28/2011

 Exciting protests are going on in Wisconsin and other states against cuts to public sector jobs and social services.  But when will the Left begin to protest the system that empowers the super rich and disempowers the rest of us?  Clayton Morgareidge comments, drawing on Slavoj Žižek's recent book First as Tragedy, Then As Farce.

8:26 minutes (4.83 MB)

Movie Moles: "The Company Men"

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Mon, 02/28/2011

 What happens when Hollywood takes on the trauma of unemployment in the economic meltdown?  Our Movie Moles, Wendy Webb and Jan Haaken review the star-studded film The Company Men.  

14:06 minutes (8.07 MB)

"Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It"

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Mon, 02/28/2011

 Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It is Maile Meloy's book of short stories about difficult choices.  Larry Bowlden finds a lot to like this set of spare, realistic, and emotionally intelligent stories.   More of Larry's reviews are here.

5:45 minutes (3.3 MB)

February 28 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 02/28/2011

 Clayton Morgareidge hosts this show dealing with revolution and democracy in Egypt, the future of the Left in the context of the Wisconsin protests, a movie about being fired, and a fine book of short stories.  

50:30 minutes (28.9 MB)

 

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