Old Mole Variety Hour for April 7, 2014
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this show dealing with an effort to (sort of ) rewrite Marx's Capital for the 21st Century; the illusion that the American Dream can be restored to "the middle class"; the latest science on climate change and what it demands of us; and community gardening as an illustrationof a path beyond capitalism.
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1. Economist Robin Hahnel talks with Bill Resnick about the latest IPCC report on climate change and what can and must be done.
2. Well-read Red Frann Michel discusses a new book about capitalism and inequality that takes Marx seriously.
3. Clayton Morgareidge analyzes ideological illusions about middle class life and the American Dream.
4. Our Movie Moles Denise Morris and Jan Haaken review a documentary about a community garden and the struggle to keep it.