Movie Moles Joe Clement and Iven Hale discuss the new Quentin Tarantino movie about slavery set in the pre-Civil War South "Django Unchained." What does this film have to say about punishment, revenge, and solidarity? Following the review is a new song "Let Your Voice be Heard" by a new Portland band -- Pointed Man Band -- written in remembrance of Martin Luther King.
It is clear that human activity is gradually destroying our planet and that ever rising standards of living in the industrialized and industrializing nations is not sustainable. But what would a sustainable economy look like? Tom Becker reads from David Korten's piece "What Would a Down-to-Earth Economy Look Like?"
On last week's Old Mole, Bill Resnick talked with Canadian historian Bryan Palmer about the relations between anarchism and marxism in the 19th Century -- sometimes conflictual, sometimes cooperative. In Part 2 of this conversation, Bill and Bryan bring these issues into the movements of our own day, including Occupy. Palmer is the author of Cultures of Darkness: Night Travels in the History of Transgression.