The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 19, 2015

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Mon, 10/19/2015
Old Mole Variety Hour
 
Jan Haaken hosts this episode of the Old Mole, with music by Woody Guthrie and local Portland groups. Follow the links below for individual segments and more information, or click on the play button to hear the whole show. Like us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Send us comments at oldmolevarietyhour at gmail dot com.

Bill Resick talks with Robin Hahnel about environmental crisis and economics beyond capitalism
54:36 minutes (24.99 MB)

Kathy Farr on School Shootings

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Mon, 10/19/2015

Jan Haaken interviews Kathy Farr, professor emeritus at PSU, on her current research on school shootings. She looks at middle and high school rampage shootings over the past 30 years and takes up some of the gender and social dynamics that seem to be driving these expressions of rage. They note the inadequacy of simply calling for more mental health counseling.


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13:21 minutes (6.11 MB)

Book Mole on Kent Haruf

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Mon, 10/19/2015

Book mole Larry Bowlden reviews the work of the late Kent Haruf, and recommends the work of this quiet writer of the heart, who writes in simple, direct prose; Larry particularly discusses his novels Plainsong, Benediction, Eventide, and the posthumously published Our Souls at Night.

You can find more of Larry's reviews here.

6:43 minutes (3.08 MB)

Columbia Riverkeeper: Saving the NW and Planet

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Mon, 10/19/2015

Desiree Hellegers talks with Dan Serres of Columbia Riverkeeper about the fossil fuel struggle. They discuss the disastrous effects of the planned Liquified Natural Gas Export Terminals and the need to stand up to the oil companies. They mention the successful citizen action to stop the Bradwood LNG project, and also note an upcoming event for more information and to make connections with others working on these issues:
14:13 minutes (6.51 MB)

Robin Hahnel on the Next System

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Mon, 10/19/2015

Bill Resnick talks with Robin Hahnel, who teaches (an emeritus of American U now at PSU), writes, speaks, and is deeply engaged in grass roots struggles towards building that other possible necessary world, that democratic and sustainable alternative. His books include Green Economics: Confronting the Ecological Crisis, Socialism Today and Tomorrow, and The ABCs of Political-Economy. 15:04 minutes (6.9 MB)

Century Of Lies for October 4 2015

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Century Of Lies
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Sun, 10/04/2015
This week: we hear from Mark Galeotti about drug use and drug policies in Russia, and we talk with Michael Mullins from Stoney Girl Gardens on the first day of legal retail marijuana sales in Oregon. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

Century Of Lies for October 11 2015

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Century Of Lies
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Sun, 10/11/2015
The drug czar's office failed to release its annual drug control strategy for fiscal year 2015. On this week's Century Of Lies we talk about that, plus the upcoming 2016 election, with Sanho Tree, director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

Century Of Lies for October 18 2015

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Century Of Lies
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Sun, 10/18/2015
This week we hear from Paul Stanford, founder and director of Portland Hempstalk, plus we talk about the upcoming UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

'Who Are My People?'...Robert Lundahl answers that question

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Air Cascadia
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Thu, 10/22/2015
 
What follows was originally a list of links that I posted in order ot help listeners navigate the terrain: The Mojave's Indigenous People, the sites sacred to them, the incursion of the 'Green' energy Gang and the selling of the environmental movement to power companies.  Between all these opposong forces, Robert Lundahl & Co. exposes the dirty truth in the sand..It starts with this:
15:45 minutes (10.82 MB)

Mic Crenshaw Interview

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Between Us
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Wed, 10/21/2015
Mic Crenshaw is many things; a hip hop artist, a music ambassador, an activist and a co-manager at radio station KBOO in Portland. But one thing he is not is someone who holds his tongue about the music scene as it is affected by race or race as it is affected by society. Don Merrill talks with a candid Mic Crenshaw about music, motorcycles, Africa, the police, family, his love for the Pacific Northwest and much more.
57:47 minutes (52.9 MB)

Interview with Bob Suren

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Life During Wartime
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Wed, 10/21/2015

Erin Yanke talks with punk rock author Bob Suren about his new book "Crate Digger", the cautionary tale of record collecting, the importance of trying new things, and

15:50 minutes (14.5 MB)

Laurie Dameron on “What Can I Do?” Spaceship Earth

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Wed, 09/30/2015
We speak with musician Laurie Dameron about her Multimedia Environmental Concerts tour, which includes an October 4th presentation at Mississippi Pizza in Portland. Laurie's presentation, “What Can I Do?” Spaceship Earth features the photography of John Fielder, Karl Snyder and Lauarie Dameron along with slide shows, information, video and live music! 8:08 minutes (9.3 MB)

Probable Cause podcast #22

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Tue, 09/08/2015
Thoughts and commentary on holding public officials accountable - by Patrick. 7:09 minutes (6.54 MB)

Probable Cause podcast #21

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Thu, 08/27/2015
Thoughts and commentary on holding public officials accountable - by Patrick. 2:24 minutes (2.2 MB)

 

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