Economy

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Old Mole Variety Hour for December 10, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 12/09/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick hosts today's show and interviews Bill Black, former senior government financial regulator and author of the book "The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One." They discuss the subprime mortgage crisis and other corporate malfeasance aided and abetted by the n... Read more

Naomi Klein and "The Shock Doctrine"

Airs at: Wed, 12/05/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
Naomi Klein discusses imperialism, torture, and the Chicago School of predatory economists with Theresa Mitchell.  Preceded by a discussion of the current propaganda preparing the public for war with Iran in the Spring. Read more

LNG Terminals in Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 12/05/2007 at 4:00pm
Chris Andreae interviews Dan Serres from Friends of Living Oregon Waters (FLOW) on the Hot Topic of Liquified Natural Gas Terminals along the Oregon Coast. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 3, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 12/02/2007 at 4:00pm
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Bill Resnick talks with Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh about the administration's charges against Iran. Frann Michel reflects on religion, sexuality and social control--and the movie "The Bible Tells Me So." Host Clayton Morgareidge comments on arguments that maternity leave... Read more

Mexican Human Rights Threatened by War on Drugs Funding

Airs at: Sun, 10/28/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Bush Administration is asking for one and a half billion dollars to fight the War on Drugs in Mexico. The money will be going towards police training, surveillance sharing, and weapons appropriations.  The plan is similar to one instituted in Colombia a few years ago. Th... Read more

Portland rally against expansion of NAFTA

Airs at: Tue, 10/23/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
An emergency rally to stop the expansion of NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement) was held in Portland.  Organized by a number of local groups, the rally was held outside the Federal Building on Southwest Third. One of the speakers was Centolia Maldonado Vasquez, a... Read more

The Portland Dream for Darfur

Airs at: Tue, 11/06/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A series of events are being held in Portland this week to call attention to the situation in the Darfur Region of Sudan.  These events will also call attention to China’s role in arming the Sudanese government. KBOO Reporter Kit Brazier spoke with Katie-Jay Scott of the Por... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 12, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 11/11/2007 at 4:00pm
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Bill Resnick talks with Mark Weisbrot about the state of the economy, especially the debt crisis; with local activist Deborah Schwartz about making the City of Portland sweat-free; and with Norman Solomon about the politics of progressivism and his new book "Made Love, Go... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 15, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 10/14/2007 at 5:00pm
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Bill Resnick talks with Laura Fingerson about her book "Girls in Power: Gender, Body, And Menstruation in Adolescence"--has the "curse" been lifted? Denise Morris and Jerry Tucker of the Conference for Labor Renewal discuss the loss to labor in the auto workers' contracts.... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 17, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 09/16/2007 at 5:00pm
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Phyllis Bennis talks with Bill Resnick about the Petraeus report and Iraq; Tom Becker reads a piece on Bush as jihadist; Frann Michel's Well-read Red revisits Jack London's "The Iron Heel"; Bill Resnick reads from the Guardian about Israel and Iran; and Jay Thiemeyer revi... Read more