February 14 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 02/14/2011

 

The Moles continue to follow the Egyptian revolution on this show, hosted by Bill Resnick.  Bill talks with  Middle-Eastern expert Prof. Stephen Zunes about the prospects for democratic change, and Joe Clement reads two pieces about the significance of events in Egypt.  The Movie Moles review a movie about the struggle to save a community garden from developers.  And we hear from two activists keeping up the fight for single payer health insurance.  

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1.  Joe Clement reads Slavoj Žižek's reflections on the universal human values driving the Egyptian protesters.

2.  Stephen Zunes talks with Bill Resnick about democratic prospects in Egypt.

3.  Single Payer activist Dr. Margaret Flowers explains the continuing need to fight for single payer insurance.

4.  Peter Shapiro talks with Bill about the campaign for a single payer plan in Oregon.

5.  Movie Moles Denise Morris and Jan Haaken review The  Garden, a documentary about South Central L.A.  

6.  Commentary about the Egyptian Army from the blog Lenin's Tomb, read by Joe Clement.

 

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