Radical black labor activist Malik Miah talks with Bill Resnick about his reasons for supporting Barack Obama while not expecting real change from an Obama presidency. Malik writes for Against the Current.
Jan Haaken and Frann Michel review Barack Obama's speech of Friday, March 21 at Portland's Memorial Coliseum. They discuss what's missing from his calls for solidarity. You can listen to the speech here.
Unclear about exactly what the WTO (World Trade Organization) does and how it uses its powers? Mary Bottari, Director of Global Trade Watch's Harmonization Project, lays it all out in this lucid interview with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.
This show is hosted by Luz María Gordillo and features discussions of the WTO (how it works and whom it favors), a novel about a tough childhood called Before Women Had Wings, and how drug and immigration policies lead to racial profiling. To hear the whole show, click on the arrow above. To hear individual pieces, click on their links below.
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There are more reasons than you may have dreamed of why a vegan diet is good for you and the planet. Matt Rosell and Isa Chandra Moskowitz tell the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about some of them. Matt works with In Defense of Animals.
Laurie Mercier talks with Anitra Freeman of Women's Housing, Equality and Enhancement League (WHEEL) about the work her organization does with homeless women in Seattle. She will be speaking at In Other Word Bookstore on Thursday, April 17 (call 503-232-6003 for info).